sore on knee
esther at pagesz.net
Wed Feb 9 15:28:06 PST 2000
It depends how much skin breakdown there is.
When I have very mild irritation on my skin, I use a "bioclusive
bandage, transparent" made by Johnson & Johnson. This is thinner
than a bandaid, and allows air to flow. This cannot be used on
an open wound. It sounds like you have too much of a sore to
The manufacturer of the Alpha liners does not recommend wearing
them on top of an open wound, because they are close to airtight.
Ohio Willow Wood strongly does not recommend doing this.
One woman in my local support group did wear hers over a wound, and
could never get the smell out of the liner afterwards. She also
made the wound worse by doing this, and it took longer to heal.
If you tell the school that you're having an emergency, can they
provide someone to push the chair for you? Is there some athlete
who's in trouble and required to do community service?
On Wed, 9 Feb 2000, Dave Fales wrote:
> what can i put over the skin break down on my knee that won't bother the
> alpha liner over the top? I want to try that for tomorrow and if that
> work, I will have to try the manual wheel chair on Tuesday. This won't be
> easy because as i said i still have my arm in a cast. Now let the perfect
> ones on the list flame me rather then give advise they're good at that.
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