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Do you have balance problems? If yes please read

Hello everyone,
We are working on a device that will help people with balance issues avoid falls. This device will be a vest that you can wear under your clothes without anyone noticing and it will push you back to your center when you're about to fall. It will be a replacement for canes and walkers and even wheelchairs if you're strong enough to walk.
Will you be interested in something like this? Do you ...
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Vecttor/Dr. Rhodes?

Has anyone heard of the "Vecttor" therapy developed by Dr. Donald Rhodes in Corpus Christi? I just stumbled across his youtube videos and all of the videos say to visit his site, for more information but there isn't any. There is just information about it taking approximately 15 days worth of visits to his clinic and the tests that they do. It also talks about it having started the FDA trials but it doesn't ...
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FLEX-STICK walking cane

I came across this website because of its come-on line: Designed by Boomers for Boomers! The most unique walking cane ever made!
The RANjAM SOLUTION: Designed by a physical therapist, the 'FLEX-STICK' uses physics and basic geometry to enhance the stability throughout the normal gait cycle - three (3) points 'define a plane' which is why a three legged stool always feels more stable than a four legged ...
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Baclofen Pump

Anyone with a baclofen pump? If so, how has it worked for you?
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Cooling vest shootout complete

I just completed an exhaustive, unbiased series of tests of different types of cooling vests that folks at TIMS may find helpful. The results were pretty surprising. Hope everyone stays cool this summer.

Dave Bexfield, ActiveMSers
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WalkAide use at 2 years

It has been about two years that I have been using the WalkAide. Overall, I am satisfied but it is no magic bullet. When I’m not tired, the WalkAide has alleviated my foot drop and the hyperextension of my knee. My gait is good enough to have eliminated knee and hip pain (that was bringing tears to my eyes). I can tell I have increased strength in my calves. I no longer feel like there ...
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CoolWare - cooling collar

Might this be interesting to counter heat intolerance? ... tem/18431/

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WalkAide indicator question

According to the WalkAide User Manual (page 9 and 10), the red light, above the triangle, indicates a low battery or error signal. I have changed the battery and the red light remains on and also continues to blink. It isn't sounding/alarming though. Does anyone know what this means?
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Honda's New Mobility Scooter

I just recieved this 3 mitute/30 second video from a friend as Honda has created a new mobility scooter that is very state of the art as it's good to see technology move forward especially for us with paralyzed limbs.
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