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by Dan
Sun Dec 16, 2007 12:03 pm
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: pain management
Replies: 8
Views: 1774

Re: pain management

<t>Hi Kath,<br/> <br/> Rep, you are very busy, four children under 11 makes for a busy time. <br/> <br/> My injury, I evulsed all five, had the intercostal surgey in sept of 86 so I have use of the bicept. They also cut the sensory nerves to the left side of my face and connected them to my median n...
by Dan
Thu Dec 13, 2007 12:53 pm
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: pain management
Replies: 8
Views: 1774

Re: pain management

<t>Hi Kath,<br/> <br/> Yes, I water ski,in fact it is one of the activities I do the most. You might ask Chris to post pictures, but just met up with Fernando and Chris in Mexico a few months ago to go skiing. If he starts that thread I can comment there more about my harness and skiing.<br/> <br/> ...
by Dan
Tue Dec 11, 2007 9:46 pm
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: pain management
Replies: 8
Views: 1774

Re: pain management

<t>Hi Sam,<br/> <br/> I had my accident back in May of 1986. I was a competitive water ski racer and fell at a very high speed head first, pulled all nerves out of spinal cord. Had surgery approx 5 months later that gave me use of my bicept with the intercostals(sp) and the sensory from my face to t...
by Dan
Tue Dec 11, 2007 3:32 pm
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: pain management
Replies: 8
Views: 1774

Re: pain management

<r>Hi Sam,<br/> <br/> What device are they recommending?<br/> <br/> Although my pain is at a level I can deal with it without assistance, I was at a Rotary meeting when we had a presentation done by Advanced Bionics, they are in the town I work and it was on their Spinal Cord Stimulator for pain. I ...
by Dan
Wed May 23, 2007 3:17 pm
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: any tips? (baby changing)
Replies: 7
Views: 982

Re: any tips? (baby changing)

<t>Amy,<br/> <br/> Here is what I do with my two year old daughter and two month old son. I have a complete to my left arm, so only have use of right arm.<br/> <br/> As far as changing diapers, like anything else, a little patience is great to start. As far as the clean-up of a "dirty" diaper, I usu...
by Dan
Sat Mar 17, 2007 2:46 pm
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: Physical Activity!
Replies: 20
Views: 2681

Re: Physical Activity!

<t>Hi Fredrick,<br/> <br/> As far as being able to run, bike or any other activity, that will be determined by your desire to do it. If you have looked around on this site, you know people can and have done just about anything sports wise. <br/> <br/> What you do with your arm when being active is b...
by Dan
Mon Nov 27, 2006 6:05 pm
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: Sling
Replies: 13
Views: 1561

Re: Sling

<t>Hi All,<br/> <br/> I was just e-mailing Fernando today, actually paying him for the sling he had made for me. <br/> <br/> He has not checked the boards lately, that is why he has not responded. I mentioned to him that there is interest in his sling by a number of people. He has actually been work...
by Dan
Thu Nov 23, 2006 4:15 am
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: How do you cope with the frustration?
Replies: 14
Views: 1794

Re: How do you cope with the frustration?

<t>Subject: Re: How do you cope with the frustration? <br/> <br/> Fred, <br/> <br/> I don't post a lot, but your post is one I wanted to reply to. The main reason is because you said you had a very active lifestyle, also because I wanted to comment to the overall issue of showing or not showing the ...
by Dan
Wed Jun 28, 2006 9:45 pm
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: A post from a woman on the general board. Seeking advice
Replies: 19
Views: 1818

Re: A post from a woman on the general board. Seeking advice

<t>Hi Barbara,<br/> <br/> I just came across this web site today and thought it was great to see people are communicating about their issues living with one arm. I guess I just wanted to get a reply to you soon so you knew your message didn't end in space. I am one of those who lost the use of my ar...