About the Author: Kevin Cleary

Kevin Cleary

Hi there, my name is Kevin Cleary. I was born in Westchester County in 1966 on December 3. I lived there until 1973 when my family moved. I graduated from high school in 1984 and then attended college in New Jersey, where I graduated with a marketing degree in 1988. Upon graduating, I worked with Enterprise Rent a Car doing sales for two years after which I joined the New York Telephone Company as a field technician. Growing up and through adulthood I was very active in many different sports including football, soccer, softball, and ice hockey amongst others. In 1995 I married my long time girlfriend Robin and in 1996 we moved to Connecticut. In 2000 we welcomed a son into the world. He has grown up to be a great kid!! In April 2006 I was injured jumping on a trampoline with my son and injured my neck to the point where I am a quadriplegic. Things changed rather rapidly after that and I was forced to learn things about the medical product field that I would otherwise not have known. After several years of therapy I have been able to determine which medical accessories are effective for my condition such as wheelchairs, standing frames, neuromuscular stimulators, as well as other rehab/therapy items. I have worked with doctors, therapists, and other patients to determine what will be right for me. While working with my therapists, we sometimes would design something while thinking outside of the box to make something work. Some of this work that I have done have been utilized for patients other than me. This hands-on insight has helped me with research that I have done for HPFY. Although my condition limits me, I try to get out as often as I can. I enjoy sampling cuisines from different countries not to mention a good glass of single malt scotch!! I try to keep up with the sports that I used to follow even though I can’t participate in them. I still enjoy listening to music from around the world and a good comedy always makes me laugh. I like to think that I am technologically competent, since my job with the phone company was technically based (working with multiplexers, digital systems, and computers).

Kevin Cleary's Articles

How and When to Use a Condom Catheter

Posted on Jul 27, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

One option for male incontinence is a condom catheter and Health Products for You can tell you how and when to use them.

Posted in External Condom Catheters

Five FSA Eligible Products for the Holidays To Explore

Posted on Jul 27, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

This holiday season is a great time to look at your Flexible Spending Account or FSA to make sure you maximize your pretax contributions. Many of these FSA eligible medical aids or products can make wonderful gifts. Shop Now!

Posted in Community

Reap the Benefits of Aquatic Rehab Therapy

Posted on Jul 21, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

Aquatic rehab therapy has some very unique benefits and Health Products for You can explain these to

Posted in Aquatic Rehab Therapy

Urological Accessories to Optimize Your FSA Dollars & Incontinence Plan

Posted on Jul 21, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

For those whose employers offer a Flexible Spending Account or FSA for employee healthcare contributions, it is important to understand that any employee contributions that don’t get used or spent are forfeited at the end of the year. Utilize your FSA dollars on accessories for your urological medical aids and Health Products for You has what you need.

Posted in Urologicals

10 Medical Aids You Can’t Live Without

Posted on Jul 20, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

Finding medical aids to make this routine, daily activities easier can be a major step in maintaining your independence and quality of life. We here at HPFY can show you 10 great daily medical aids to make your everyday life simpler and easier.

Posted in Daily Aids

Ice It!! Cold Therapy Systems

Posted on Jun 29, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

The benefits of cold therapy are well documented and Health Products for You can show you the best cold therapy systems.

Posted in Hot/Cold Therapy Systems

Pair These Mobility Aids with Your Wheelchair/Scooter

Posted on Jun 29, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

To make your wheelchair more effective Health Products for You has a variety of mobility aids to make things easier.

For anyone in a wheelchair, the knowledge that the world is not a flat place is nothing new. Traversing uneven terrain, stairs, and even curbs is commonplace for anyone who has spent even a little time in a wheelchair. Until we can find a way to make the world a flat pl

Posted in Mobility

Keep Your Bandages in Place with Dressing Retainers

Posted on Jun 16, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

Proper wound care may require dressing retainers in order to expedite healing and Health Products for You has what you need.

Don’t Let Your Medication and FSA Dollars Expire

Posted on Jun 12, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

Common OTC medication does have an expiration date and so does your FSA dollars. Health Products for You can help with both.

Posted in Community

Use Your Maternity FSA Dollars Before They Expire

Posted on Jun 11, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

Finding maternity products that are FSA eligible before your FSA dollars expire can be tough and Health Products for You can help.

Posted in Community

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