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How to Choose the Best Suction Catheters?

Hunaid Germanwala Jul 25, 2018

The main purpose of suction catheters is to keep the upper airway clear of secretions and to prevent plugging. There are different types of suction catheters available, such as closed system, open system, yankauer tips, latex red rubber catheters and latex free suction catheters. They are long, flexible tubes that connect to a suction machine or collection canister.

TENS Units

Kevin Cleary Jul 24, 2018

There are numerous ways to alleviate discomfort associated with pain. Through the use of NSAIDs or heat and ice packs, many of our aches and pains can be solved. One unique way of dealing with pain is through the use of a TENS unit. By using electrical impulses to affected areas, we can seek pain relief in a non-medicinal manner. These units are simple to use and are battery-operated.

Breath Actuated Nebulizer (BAN)

Kevin Cleary Jul 14, 2018

Breath Actuated Nebulizer (BAN) is the most effective and fastest therapy available for breathing maladies or disease. Many times a standard handheld nebulizer can be wasteful since some of the prescribed medication, such as albuterol, may not be inhaled.

Pain Relief Through Cold - Five Best Cold Therapy Systems for 2022

Kevin Cleary Jul 10, 2018

Cold therapy or cryotherapy is used to treat acute injuries to your musculoskeletal system. Anyone who has experienced a sprained ankle or wrist has heard the phrase “put some ice on it.” Applying cold or ice therapy to an acute injury can help shorten recovery time and potentially minimize pain.

How to Use TENS and EMS Units for Pain Management & Muscle Stimulation?

Hunaid Germanwala Jul 07, 2018

TENS is a small, portable and battery-operated machine which is worn on the body. TENS machines send small electronic stimulating pulses across the skin surface and along the nerve strands. This help to ease pain especially in people suffering from painful conditions such as back pain, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, ankle and foot pain, multiple sclerosis and sciatica.

A Weighted Vest Can Help!!

Kevin Cleary Jul 07, 2018

Many children diagnosed with autism have a hard time calming themselves down or concentrating on certain tasks. Therapy designed to calm these children or help them focus can sometimes benefit from the use of weighted therapy. This type of therapy can also be called deep-touch therapy.

Does Medicare Cover Nebulizers?

HPFY Staff Writer Jul 06, 2018

If you have asthma, COPD, cystic fibrosis, or other respiratory conditions, your doctor may recommend treatment with a nebulizer. A nebulizer is a machine that converts liquid medications into a fine mist that can more easily be inhaled into the lungs.

Overcoming Symptoms of Menopause

Kevin Cleary Jul 03, 2018

Menopause presents some uncomfortable symptoms for women going through “the change.” The symptoms can affect many aspects of a woman’s life such as sleep and social interactions. According to the Mayo Clinic, menopause is defined as an occurrence 12 months after your last menstrual period and affects women at the age of 51 on average, but can begin in your 40s.

Malnutrition and the Harm It Does to the Body

Kevin Cleary Jul 02, 2018

Our bodies are designed to extract nutrients from the food we eat. When we fail to intake the proper nutrients our bodies become less efficient and health problems can arise. These problems can include malnutrition. The effects of malnutrition will take their toll on our bodies and the impact of malnutrition can be serious. Proper Diet and Nutrients are the cure for this.