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  • Lisa Salberg
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    Mary,
    Thanks I am doing my best and that is all I can do. I know that I have my limits and I will stop when I hit them. I slept last night for 6 hours straight. I feel much better today.
    Take care,
    Lisa

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  • Toogoofy317
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    Hey isn't that why we are all here to help one another?

    As soon as you get a chance you need to come down here to Mickey land and try our new ride here at Epcot! I think you could use a little SPACE! You need to take it easy you are going at a break neck pace. Don't let it catch up to you like it did me a couple of months ago! Take care of your family first they are the most important aspect of anyone's life. Then the rest can follow.

    You do soooo much for us! Even acting as our mom's when we need it .

    I hope all goes well with your family.

    Mary S.

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  • Lisa Salberg
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    Mary... THANK YOU!
    This is a question I would normally research before my posting.
    Due to my family situation I had no time.
    Lisa

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  • Toogoofy317
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    I just went to the Chiropractor the other day and he inquired about using the muscle stimulation as well. He called the guidant reps and they said ABSOLUTLY NOT! The impulses could fool the heart into thinking there was an arrythmia and shock you. Try ultrasound therapy instead.

    Mary S.

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  • Lisa Salberg
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    I would suggest a few things.
    1. Call your EP BEFORE you have the treatment.
    2. I call the device manufacturer and check with them.

    It just so happens I am here with my brother-in-law who is a Chiropractor...his feeling is that #1 and #2 should be followed BEFORE ANYTHING is done.

    Lisa

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  • dew_drop_2
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    i recently had my tubes tied and my cardio doc was a major part and I lve 4 hrs from him. Please check with your doc anytime you have a procedure done, when my tubes were tied I spent 4 days in the hospital because blood regurgitated into my lungs and was on 100% oxygen because I couldnt breathe. the doctor he did that surgery was very aware of my pacer,defib. If he hadnt things could have gone much worse

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  • Reenie
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    Heather, I don't mean this to be a trite answer, but have you asked your doctor or your ICD technician/rep? They would know better than anyone. I hope you get your back straightened out soon.

    Reenie

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  • heather
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    Chiropractor

    Hello everyone! I have a really screwed up back and neck and a few times a year I have to go for regular adjustments to my chiropractor. Last time I went he wanted to use the electrical impulses on the muscles in my back.........I'm not sure about this with my pacer/ICD. Anyone know for sure. I did it last time at a low setting for 5 min. He said he would try to increase the time and voltage each time, but I thought I better double check on this before I let him do that..........

    Heather, 30, HCM
    PCD implated 11-02

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