Finding the perfect arm sling doesn't have to be a challenge. Learn about the different types of slings & how to select the one that works best for you. READ MORE
The ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb is a ligament that runs through the ulnar side of the thumb and is responsible for the flexing of the thumb. It stabilizes the thumb and provides flexibility. Injury or tear of this ligament is called skier’s thumb or gamekeeper’s thumb.
The front part of the arm contains a number of muscles that are responsible for the movement of the digits of the hand. These muscles and tendons come together to form a sheath which originates from the elbow joint. When this region gets inflamed due to injury, the condition is called golfer’s elbow.
Our shoulders are one of the most complex joints in our body. It’s where the humorous bone meets the scapula in a ball and socket joint. Also included in the shoulder area is the rotator cuff, your clavicle bone (collarbone), and the bursa sac which has fluid to cushion and protect the tendons in your rotator cuff.
It’s very common during exercise or sporting events to suffer a minor injury. One of the most common is a sprain of the wrist. Many of the sports or activities we partake in can lead to us falling. This can happen from collisions or a loss of balance.
Fingers are one of the smallest limbs of the body and are situated on the end of our hands. They are important for holding, sensing, and feeling something. There are five on each hand. Some do and some don’t consider the thumb as a finger. Opposable thumbs are something that evolution has gifted us. It helps us do things that most animals are not capable of doing.
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
Properly cleaning medical equipment requires following specific procedures. Here are 12 general tips to disinfect the equipment. READ MORE.
While most of us have heard about it, do you know the facts about bipolar disorder? Many people who are diagnosed with bipolar disorder often experience other mental health conditions, such as anxiety and attention deficit disorders. READ MORE.
Adult wipes or baby wipes or wet wipes are all the same…right? Not so!! What’s the difference? Aren’t they the same? We can give you information to help you decide which is right. READ MORE
Wheelchairs and mobility scooters are both essential mobility aids that help those with limited mobility to move around. If you, like many, are confused and find it hard to differentiate between a scooter and a power wheelchair, this article is for you. READ MORE.
Patient safety is important in both clinical and home settings. What should you consider when selecting a sling for maximum safety? What patient transfer sling do I need? What sling types are available? We can help. READ MORE
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Conjunctivitis is an eye infection that causes inflammation in the eye. In this article, we will discuss the difference between viral and bacterial pink eye. READ MORE.
Because lifting and transferring patients manually can be physically demanding and dangerous for the caregiver or patient, sit-to-stand patient lifts can provide comfort and peace of mind. With so many products available, how do you know which is the right sit-to-stand patient lift for your situation? HPFY has narrowed it down to the five best sit-to-stand lifts. READ MORE.