When you use a wheelchair on a daily basis, there will come a time when the wheels on the chair will need to be replaced. Most people do not know the first thing about how to tell if the wheels are ready to be replaced and how to choose the right wheels for their particular needs. The guide below walks you through a few things to know about replacing the wheels on your wheelchair.
14 September 2016
Has your senior parent been struggling to hear people when they are speaking, even if they are standing nearby? The root cause of the problem might be a medical condition that is known as sensorineural hearing loss, which can develop as people grow old. Take a look at this article to gain more insight about sensorineural healing loss in case your parent needs to be treated for it. What Happens with Sensorineural Hearing Loss?
20 June 2016
A mobility scooter is a great option for those who need some extra help getting around. They make it safer for people to navigate through crowds and travel long distances, but it is important that you use your mobility scooter in the proper way so that you stay safe the way you are supposed to. Keep reading for three mobility scooter safety tips that anyone who owns a scooter or is thinking about purchasing one should know.
4 February 2016
There are a number of steps that you can take to retain your independence and capability, despite limited mobility. One of the greatest things you can do for yourself is reach out to a medical equipment and supplies company that will gladly provide you with handicap lifts for a wheelchair or other mobility device. These wheelchair lifts are typically installed onto your vehicle or near the entrance of your home, so that you can get from Point A to Point B without stress, strain or injury.
21 December 2015
Medical devices should go through a thorough testing process to make sure they do what they are supposed to. Not only is testing part of the approval process, but it can help to fine-tune a design and improve the function of a device. Finding the right testing company can make all the difference in finding the right results to ensure that a medical device works exactly the way that it is supposed to.
16 December 2015
When bed sores develop on a bed-ridden patient, it can be heartbreaking for the patient and the caregivers. For this reason, research is ongoing to determine the precise medical strategies that will prevent these ugly and debilitating sores, also known as pressure ulcers. One tool in the bed sore arsenal that may help some patients is a specialized mattress. Here's what you need to know about bed sores and the 3 types of mattresses that are being used to prevent them.
14 December 2015
If you wake up feeling more tired than when you went to sleep and you don't want to go on any type of sleeping medication, there are some alternative options you can try so you can get a natural slumber. You don't want to end up addicted to sleeping medication, and you don't have to. Talk with your medical professional about the following things to start getting a better night's rest, and they may have some other natural sleep improvement options for you to try.
23 November 2015