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Articles of May,2018

Using the Carpal Solution Carpal Tunnel Wrist Support

Posted on May 31, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

For anyone that uses a computer mouse, keyboard, or is an avid gamer the pain associated with carpal tunnel syndrome can be debilitating at times.The use of a carpal tunnel brace can markedly improve the symptoms of this syndrome and Carpal Solution offers a simple and easy to use wrist brace to be worn during sleep. This home based, carpal solution therapy is dependable and effective.

Posted in Precuts And Preformed Splints

Diagnosis and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

Posted on May 30, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Everyone has at one time or another felt sad, blue, or anxious over some event in their life. While these emotions are valid, Generalized Anxiety Disorders (GAD) is a completely different animal. These are emotions that can negatively affect our everyday functioning as well as our quality of life.

Posted in Rehab & Therapy

Does Bed Elevation Help in Controlling Acid Reflux?

Posted on May 30, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

We all know someone who may suffer from acid reflux or heartburn, but when it interferes with a great night sleep it now has the potential to start affecting us during the daytime which can lead to poor performances at work and even drowsiness behind the wheel of a car. With research into medications for acid reflux pointing to negative effects of long-term use.

Posted in Rehab & Therapy

8 Tips to Make Summer Time a Fun Time for Your Kids

Posted on May 29, 2018 by Hunaid Germanwala

Summer is knocking the door and kids are excited to head out into the summer sun. These are the carefree times during which kids enjoy outdoor activities, visit the beach or swimming pool and hang around with friends.

Posted in Community

Using the Pari Vios LC Plus Adult Aerosol Nebulizer Compressor to Breathe Better

Posted on May 29, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Respiratory ailments such as COPD or asthma often require the administration of liquefied medication in an aerosol manner. The most efficient way to do this is with a nebulizer and not all nebulizers are equal. Many nebulizers utilize an open type of mouthpiece that can waste medication and minimize the efficacy of each treatment.

Posted in Nebulizer

Learning to Use the Kimberly-Clark Gastrostomy Feeding Tube

Posted on May 25, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Healthy living has become synonymous with healthy eating. The social media, print media, health journals are all full of the super foods we should eat for maintaining good health. It is all doable as long as we have the ability to orally ingest, chew and digest all those nutritious foods. What happens if we can't do that?

Posted in Enteral Feeding Tubes

Top 7 Daily Living Aids For People With Arthritis

Posted on May 22, 2018 by Hunaid Germanwala

Arthritis is the major cause of disability among adults in the U.S. Almost half of adults 65 years old or older have arthritis. There are over hundred different forms of arthritis. Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are the most prevalent forms of arthritis.

Posted in Arthritis

Support for Caregivers: Preventing Caregiver Burnout and Stress

Posted on May 18, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Caring for another person is not only a stressful job, but can lead to unwanted physical and mental symptoms for the caregiver themselves. What is caregiver burnout? Caregiver burnout (a.k.a. caregiver stress or syndrome) is a term used by many healthcare professionals to describe a stressful job that can lead to physical and mental fatigue but is not listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

Posted in Rehab & Therapy

Bedsores - Prevention and Treatment

Posted on May 12, 2018 by Hunaid Germanwala

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.

Posted in Pressure Ulcers

Laxatives: Constipation Relief

Posted on May 09, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

We have all at one time or another in our lives felt the effects of constipation. Whether it is our self, children, loved one, or patient somehow I’m sure you have experienced not only the symptoms but the unpleasant effects that accompany constipation. Let’s face it, there is a reason we use the term “regular” when it comes to moving our bowels!!

Posted in Enema Supplies and Suppositories

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