Coping with limited mobility may be difficult for older adults. Here are five ways to assist older adults in managing mobility problems. READ MORE.
Choosing the right wheelchair may be difficult. Which one is right for me? What size do I need? We can answer these questions and others. READ MORE
Manual wheelchairs have always been a popular, affordable mobility aid choice. They are designed to provide mobility to people who do not have enough lower body strength required for walking independently but still have the necessary upper body strength to manually propel their chairs.
Nearly 6.8 million Americans depend on mobility aids like wheelchairs and transport chairs. These mobility devices are often used by older adults and those dealing with debilitating health conditions like arthritis, stroke, and spinal problems, to name a few. For first-time users, choosing between a wheelchair and a transport chair can be overwhelming because they both look similar and perform similar functions. However, both are distinct types and have many key differences.
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
Choosing the proper medical aid after an injury can truly help with your mobility during your rehabilitation. You should always choose one that is appropriate for your level of mobility so you can move around safely. For those recovering from a lower leg injury, We here at HPFY can help you make the proper decision before selecting your medical aid.
The term ergonomic basically means designed for efficacy, ease, and comfort in the working environment. The world has switched to ergonomic appliances and devices so as to ease the process of rehabilitation and making patients more comfortable. In the health sector, technology has helped us develop ergonomic aids that are specially designed to improve the process of rehabilitation.
Cystic Fibrosis primarily affects the lungs and digestive system. It is a genetic disorder of the CFTR gene, which helps water and salt pass through our cells. This defect causes thick, sticky mucous in the lungs, digestive tract, and other organs. Here are 7 tips for living with cystic fibrosis. READ MORE.
While it is common sense to limit calories, increase exercise, and get proper rest, losing weight with an underactive thyroid gland involves a few things that you may not have considered. Some foods can exacerbate thyroid symptoms. Let's take a look at the foods to avoid with hypothyroidism. READ MORE.
We are all aware that fried and processed foods can negatively affect our bodies. Eating foods high in saturated fats can cause inflammation, which can lead to an unhealthy situation in our lungs. Let’s look at the nine worst foods for lungs and what we can do to boost our immunity and maintain good lung function. READ MORE.
Treating venous ulcers can be very complex, not to mention costly. What are effective treatments? What do I need? We have information you need to hear. READ MORE