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project walk

ginger-1
  • By ginger-1 · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Living your life · 2 replies
  • Hi our family of 4 is looking for a rental property in carlsbad as we want to attend project walk. Thanks for the canadians ...

C5 fracture and recovery

Heshines
  • By Heshines · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in New paralysis/rehabilitation · 92 replies
  • My fiancé was recently in an accident, his c5 vertebrae in severely fractured and pinching his spinal cord. I guess they're prepping us for the worst but they are saying he may not get off of the ventilator ...

c2 fracture and recovery

trishnrob
  • By trishnrob · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in New paralysis/rehabilitation · 29 replies
  • My husband was in a car accident broke his neck at c2. The drs said he was paralyzed from neck down at first.six days after injury he moved right leg.he can also move his head for yes or no and he can ...

Boost VHC Drink - 530 Calories

Duvie
  • By Duvie · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 67 replies
  • Thanks to a lovely lady battling ALS, I have found out about this new Boost high- calorie drink to pass on to those struggling to maintain or to gain weight. Check it out online. Take special notice to ...

complete spinal cord injury

ladybyrd30
  • By ladybyrd30 · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Living your life · 7 replies
  • Has anyone on here recovered walking after a complete c5 spinal cord injury? I'm just wondering if it is possible my boyfriend has a c5 complete spinal cord injury he has no movement or feeling in his ...

transfer - sliding bench

ddietr00
  • By ddietr00 · New reply April 13, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • We bought this for our recently paralyzed son. He likes it a lot. Good luck to you. http://www.careprodx.com/products/slidin g-transfer-bench-with-padded-swivel-seat .html?gclid=CLilnpeux70CFafm7Aod0hcAIw ...

avm

mrsmagoo
  • By mrsmagoo · Posted April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Health matters · 0 replies
  • Hi everyone, Does anyone out there have any paralysis due to Arterio Venous Malformation (Spinal). Linda ...

new paraplgic looking for others

darkfire
  • By darkfire · New reply April 10, 2014
  • Discussion in New paralysis/rehabilitation · 14 replies
  • I'm new to being paraplegic and I can't find any support meetings in my area. My paralisis wasn't caused by a accident it was some stupid staph infection. The doctors didn't catch it in time and it killed ...

Curious About The benifits Of Coconut Oil

Duvie
  • By Duvie · New reply April 10, 2014
  • Journal · 306 replies
  • This past week I've been hearing about coconut nut oil having a lot of great benefits on the body. Can anyone say for sure that coconut oil actually is working for some patients? Thanks for any responses ...

spàsms

darkfire
  • By darkfire · New reply April 9, 2014
  • Discussion in Living your life · 4 replies
  • Hi everyone. Just wanted input on muscle spasms. I get them pretty bad. Doc HSS me on Valium 2x a day but it barely helps.. Sometimes they are so painful and they knock me forward. The docs originally ...

Depression

Svare
  • By Svare · New reply April 9, 2014
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • My son Tyler is now back home living with us. We tried a apartment but Tyler got really depressed and was not taking care of himself. He broke his back T8-T9 last Aug. He has some good days but the bad ...

looking for rolling shower chair

gorditta
  • By gorditta · New reply April 6, 2014
  • Discussion in Assistive technology and equipment · 1 reply
  • hello i dont know how this works but i work for a group home and one of our clients needs a rolling wheel chair either a inexpensive one or if some one out there is giving one a away please contact me ...

transfer to toilet/bed

duke346
  • By duke346 · New reply April 6, 2014
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • I have been in a wheelchair since 1995 due to MS and auto accident. My right side of my body has 10% movement. I am on permanent disability and my biggest fear is how to transfer to my bed and john by ...

15 year survivor of breast cancer

carole338
  • By carole338 · New reply March 31, 2014
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • I just past my 7 year anniversary as a paraplegic and I am reaching my 15 year survivorship of breast cancer. I am writing this because so many of you are just starting with your own personal fight. My ...

Adventure_Girl and myself

gunner021
  • By gunner021 · New reply March 23, 2014
  • Journal · 34 replies
  • Hi to all, we have had a busy past year. Erin has been back in the hospital twice this past year once the Drs weren't sure if she was going to make it or not. Erin being Erin she pulled through ok. The ...

Leg or Foot Massage Devices???

Duvie
  • By Duvie · New reply March 23, 2014
  • Journal · 57 replies
  • Wondering if anyone uses a massage device and how well it works. Jo and I sometimes suffer with our legs wanting to cramp up. Jo even has problems with her left arm occasionally. If anyone can give us ...

Wedding dresses for women in wheelchairs

PrettyCripple
  • By PrettyCripple · Posted March 21, 2014
  • Discussion in Living your life · 0 replies
  • I 've been a fashion nut since birth. I stay on the pulse of everything going on that is fashion related and have seen within the past year that fashion houses are paying attention to disabled women ...

7 year anniversary

carole338
  • By carole338 · New reply March 21, 2014
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • Today is my 7 year anniversary as a para. I've come along way and can do so much more than I expected. Here's to the rest of my life. Feeling better and helping those who need it, paras and able bodied ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

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