Join the 'Spinal Cord Trauma' group to help and get support from people like you.
Spinal Cord Trauma Questions
Related terms: Spinal Cord Injury, Paraplegia, Quadriplegia, Tetraplegia, Paraplegic
We found 26 questions associated with the 'Spinal Cord Trauma' topic.
Posted 1 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
I'm paraplegic in a wheelchair and I take Gabapentin 300mgs 3 times a day for the burning numb feeling in my lower legs and feet. I've been taking gabapentin for several years and gained about 20-25 lbs. I've tried to loose weigh and cant. Is there another medicine I can take besides ...
Posted 27 Mar 2016 by • 5 answers
I have taken Gabapentin, Requip, Flexiril,Lyrics,and Elivil. None of these meds work for me. I have a spinal cord injury,I was paralized(temporarily) due to the spinal cord injury. I can't sleep and when I do finally fall asleep after 3 hours of tossing and turning, I'm woke back up on ...
Posted 4 Mar 2016 by • 0 answers
Nitrofurantoin - I'm a 72 year old paraplegic & am taking microbid daily now for 2 month's. How long
Posted 23 Dec 2015 by • 0 answers
... can I expect
Posted 18 Jan 2016 by • 0 answers
I am a paraplegic with no sensation from waist down and no hardware.
Posted 30 Aug 2015 by • 3 answers
my cord was not severed
Posted 24 Sep 2015 by • 0 answers
30% spinal cord tear, t-7,8,9. Paraplegia, mostly wheel chair bound, work out twice a week at gym plus 1/2 hour a week of maintenance physical therapy.
Posted 5 Jan 2015 by • 1 answer
... can still feel my privates somewhat, and feel when I have to go to restroom. Also, this is my concern. I can move most of my toes. With that, what chances do I have of walking again? And is continued therapy/exercise a requirement for hopes of at least getting on my feet again? Dr's, ...
I am having tiny stones passing thru my rectum. I am a paraplegic and I just wondered if I should be
Posted 1 Dec 2014 by • 1 answer
... concerned. I am having trouble figuring out a bowel program and go quite frequent. I am 4 mths into my sci
Posted 6 Sep 2014 by • 2 answers
Always took the Pain away. I could take it as needed up to 3/4 a day. Usually, only took up to 1 or 2 a day. For Some Reason after taking it on & off as needed for approx. 15yrs., he is now completely against Soma. All he will say is it is a Very Bad Drug. WHY?? I'm now 50, No Drug or ...
Posted 22 May 2014 by • 1 answer
I'm a 48 year old quadriplegic man moving from a nursing home to an assisted living apartment in St.Paul,MN and I need to find my own doctor, preferably one who has experience with spinal cord injuries and/or issues such as pain,muscle spasms and autonomic dysreflexia. Where can I find such a ...
Posted 21 Mar 2014 by • 1 answer
Posted 6 Sep 2013 by • 1 answer
I have a t12 spinal cord injury from 1995 I have only had sever problems for the last 3 years. Wow this really sucks. I would use stool softnern along with a laxitive stimulant. It use to work about every 3/4 day but after a bowl movement I would really hurt and would be sick. Now that sickness ...
Posted 5 May 2013 by • 1 answer
My brother, age 62, who recently retired had a freak accident on January 19, 2013. He tripped, fell and did a face plant on the ground resulting in two crushed vertebrae and paralysis from the neck down. After surgery to remove fragments of vertebrae that were impinging on his spinal cord, he was ...
Posted 24 Feb 2012 by • 3 answers