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by Christopher
Mon Sep 08, 2003 2:54 am
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: speech & communication
Replies: 14
Views: 2409

Re: speech & communication

<t>Yes, this happens to me at a highly depressing rate. I often feel like my vocabulary grab bag from my memory, just dissapears in mid thought, and I often forget what the original thought was that inniciated the conversation. It's quite frustrating and pushing my desires to get of all pain meds as...
by Christopher
Sun Jun 22, 2003 11:11 pm
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: brachial plexus injury
Replies: 2
Views: 774

Re: brachial plexus injury

How long ago was his injury, and what is the level of injury to C6? Is it known to be avulsed or not?

Chris J.
by Christopher
Sun Jun 22, 2003 2:14 am
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: Nerve Re-Implantation, anyone had it? or know of anyone who's had it?
Replies: 3
Views: 915

Nerve Re-Implantation, anyone had it? or know of anyone who's had it?

<t>Hello, I'm six months new to BPI due to a motorcycle accident. Just had surgery two months ago at the Mayo Clinic in Minn. on my right arm(4 intercostal nerves relocated to bicep, in which 2 of them went to a transfered gracilus muscle, and 1/2 of left C7 transfered to right shoulder, deltoid). I...
by Christopher
Sun Jun 22, 2003 12:41 am
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: EMG question about avulsion
Replies: 5
Views: 1740

Re: EMG question about avulsion

<r>To my knowledge and experiance, all the doctors said that nothing is better than going in and checking it out, but I would highly recomend demanding a Mylogram with a PET scan, That is when a dye is injected into the base of the spinal canal, and then your body is tilted, while lying on a platfor...
by Christopher
Sat Jun 21, 2003 9:08 pm
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: acupuncture for pain control???
Replies: 4
Views: 2085

Re: acupuncture for pain control???

<t>I'm in the midst of intensive accupunture, just the past the second week of five days per week, and the only thing I've noticed yet is my breathing is much better (which is great due to the fact that I damaged the frenic nerve that engages my right lungs diaphram to pull down and fill the lung). ...