Pressure ulcers are injuries to the skin and underlying tissue and are most common on bony prominences caused by pressure. Learn more about Pressure Injuries
Also known as pressure ulcers, bedsores are injuries that affect the skin as well as the layers underneath. Bedsores occur in patients who are bedridden for a long period or suffer a prolonged pressure over an area of skin for a stretch of time. When the body doesn’t get any movement, it can hinder adequate blood flow to the skin, depriving it of nutrients and oxygen.
Pressure ulcers are caused by the sustained pressure exerted by hard surface, such as bed or wheelchair on skin. It reduces the blood flow to nearby skin and tissues, thereby limiting the amount of oxygenated blood and nutrients. This makes skin vulnerable to damage and result in development of pressure ulcers.
There is a plethora of bariatric diapers available in the market, and picking the right one that suits your needs the best may seem like a daunting task. To help you figure out which ones to go for, HPFY has 8 tips for choosing the best bariatric adult diaper & 5 options for managing bariatric incontinence.
There are two types of foley catheter bags – a catheter leg bag and a foley catheter night bag (also known as a bedside drainage bag). HPFY carries a wide range of premium-quality foley catheter bags and accessories. Some of our best sellers are:
Parastomal hernia is among the most common complications after an ostomy. It is a bulge or swelling around the stoma which causes discomfort and pain and makes it difficult to wear an ostomy appliance. A parastomal hernia usually happens within the first two years of surgery but can also occur later. Learn all about parastomal hernia, its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
Wearing a neck brace incorrectly can lead to issues. Here are some tips for wearing a cervical collar sitting or resting for long periods can make your neck muscles stiff. Gentle movements like slight walking can help loosen this tension. Find 5 tips for wearing a neck brace for sleeping.
Summertime and swimming go hand-in-hand. What fun it is to laze around the pool with your family and make memories! Everyone is enjoying a dip in the cool water under the sun...except you because of your fear of swimming with an ostomy bag. Learn 7 valuable tips for swimming with an ostomy.
Incontinence clamps have a small inversion on the bottom part of the device, which applies pressure on the lower part of the penis to compress the urethra and stop the undesired urine flow. However, it does not impact regular blood circulation. It only exerts as much pressure as is required to prevent urine leakage accidents.