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Forum: MS Fitness 08-20-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By LivWell
Wink P.S. Dave, after clicking on the link to the...

P.S.

Dave, after clicking on the link to the article, it loaded as "untitled" and then disappeared when I moved my mouse across it.

I found it though, searching by the title,...
Forum: MS Fitness 08-20-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By LivWell
Group exercise would be a good way to encourage...

Group exercise would be a good way to encourage exercise for MSers. I participate in a weekly group program for people with MS that includes 45 minutes of exercise. Although the participants aren't...
Forum: General 07-19-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By LivWell
Happy Summer!

Just like all of us, I am always on the hunt for good MS info and I thought I'd share a few things I've come across recently that I've found helpful. (Apologies if any of this has already been...
Forum: Gear 04-10-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By LivWell
Hiking with forearm crutches

A few days ago I asked SideStix if their hiking tips would be compatible with my crutches. The hiking tips available from SideStix only work with their rotating feet assembly which mine don't have. ...
Forum: General 04-09-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By LivWell
National Park Week - Free Entry Day

There are 3-4 of these free entry days during the year. The next one is April 21. I've got a bucket list of national parks I would love to visit! ...
Forum: Dave's SCT Journey 03-03-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,484
Posted By LivWell
Great to hear! I’m thinking your insurance...

Great to hear! I’m thinking your insurance company doesn’t want to tangle with you again! Good luck!
Forum: MS Fitness 02-05-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,014
Posted By LivWell
I recently changed neurologists and subsequently...

I recently changed neurologists and subsequently was referred to a new PT. This PT speaks my language and the certificate on her wall indicates she specializes in neurological conditions. It has...
Forum: Gear 02-01-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,761
Posted By LivWell
Of course it is best to start with your care team...

Of course it is best to start with your care team for one-on-one training but there's this guy..... https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsj_H-WErsT4PDglcMseatw

He uses a manual wheelchair because...
Forum: Gear 01-29-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By LivWell
Seems like accessible RVs are kind of a thing. ...

Seems like accessible RVs are kind of a thing. There are a ton of videos on YouTube if anyone’s interested. I imagine some of these can end up costing a pretty penny.

This guy gets around...
Forum: Gear 01-22-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By LivWell
Wheelchair Accessible RV

This motor home seems well designed although I wonder if you have to stand to do any cooking. I like the shower and the driver hand controls option is a nice feature .

https://youtu.be/-7uRHnmTyeg//
Forum: Gear 01-21-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,761
Posted By LivWell
Thanks for sharing the video. I agree that the...

Thanks for sharing the video. I agree that the manufacturer would probably not be a fan of your ingenuity!

Looks like a nice compact chair with good turning radius and maneuverability. The goats...
Forum: Gear 01-18-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,761
Posted By LivWell
Good food-for-thought Goatherder. Your Jazzy...

Good food-for-thought Goatherder. Your Jazzy chairs sound perfect. I have given some consideration to getting a chair for more rugged terrain. Portability is important for me. The one I am...
Forum: General 01-09-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By LivWell
Wow Goatherder - that sounds like an...

Wow Goatherder - that sounds like an off-the-chart intense experience. I only know one other person who has been through what you describe. You have instant hero status in my eyes.

I always wonder...
Forum: General 01-08-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By LivWell
I really hate being sick! I have had a miserable...

I really hate being sick! I have had a miserable cold for the last week. Cough, runny nose, fatigue, body aches. Today is the first day I have been able to stay out of bed past breakfast and I can...
Forum: MS Fitness 01-01-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,437
Posted By LivWell
Counter pressure against a spasm works for me...

Counter pressure against a spasm works for me sometimes. Also, engaging the muscle to make it work “normally” seems to work out the tightness.
Forum: Gear 11-09-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By LivWell
Not exactly gear, but I've found that having the...

Not exactly gear, but I've found that having the right clothing packed makes a huge difference in managing my luggage. I have lightweight shirts and slacks that travel well and I try to wear slip-on...
Forum: General 11-09-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By LivWell
Changes to TSA ID Requirements

I am hearing about some changes to ID requirements that TSA will be implementing next year. ...
Forum: Gear 11-04-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 652
Posted By LivWell
Wheelchair Info - United Spinal Association

Found this and thought I'd share:

Wheelchair Sports, Recreation, and AccessibleTravel
http://www.usatechguide.org/articledisplay.php?artid=22&link=acc_travel

Web Guide to Wheelchairs and Assistive...
Forum: Gear 11-04-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,761
Posted By LivWell
I am right there with you jjmagpin!! I'm tired...

I am right there with you jjmagpin!! I'm tired of not doing stuff and ready to get myself a set of wheels!

In fact, I logged in this morning just to post some info that I think looks good (I'll...
Forum: General 09-08-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,735
Posted By LivWell
A harried man runs into his physician’s office....

A harried man runs into his physician’s office. "Doctor! Doctor! My wife’s in labor! But she keeps screaming, ‘Shouldn’t, couldn’t, wouldn’t, can’t!’"

"Oh, that’s okay," says the doctor. "She’s just...
Forum: Gear 08-27-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,297
Posted By LivWell
It was amazing seeing Mike going up a flight of...

It was amazing seeing Mike going up a flight of stairs with his invention and his walking speed looked improved as he was using it.

I don't think people with MS lack motivation to be mobile either...
Forum: General 08-27-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By LivWell
I have had a lot of discomfort related to hip...

I have had a lot of discomfort related to hip flexor tightness that my physical therapist helped me with. I highly recommend working with a PT to help figure out what's going on. The right exercise...
Forum: General 08-25-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,735
Posted By LivWell
The past, the present and the future walk into...

The past,
the present
and the future
walk into a bar...

It was tense.

:D
Forum: General 08-25-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By LivWell
My first several months on Copaxone i injected in...

My first several months on Copaxone i injected in my upper quads. The injection guide suggested the upper quad area. I stopped injecting there, because of the "dents" it was causing. I was...
Forum: General 08-17-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,405
Posted By LivWell
I wonder if where you're located makes a...

I wonder if where you're located makes a difference. Or if you're purchasing across state lines? :confused:
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