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Remember Mom on Mother’s Day

Posted on Jun 14, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Every second Sunday in May, we set aside a special day to remember and honor our moms. It doesn’t need to be something major, but we should all make it a point to honor the woman who gave birth to us and raised us into the people we are today. It’s just a simple way to respect and honor all the sacrifices she made so that we can be happy and grow up to become better people.

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Patient Lift Buyer's Guide

Posted on Jun 06, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Patient lifts allow a person to be lifted and transferred safely and comfortably with minimum physical effort of the care taker. There are many types of lifts like Manual Lifts, Power Lifts, Stand-Up Lifts etc. which are suitable for different needs.

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Fighting Parkinson’s

Posted on Jun 03, 2017 by Taikhum Sadiq

Parkinson’s is one of the many common degenerative disorders affecting millions of people around the word. It is a central nervous system disorder that affects the motor system of the body. Rigidity, immobility, imbalance, shivering, etc. are some of the major symptoms of this disorder. There is no complete cure for this disorder, but technology has helped reduce the pain and hassle.

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Celebrate Memorial Day Safely

Posted on May 25, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

The last Monday of May is our day to honor those who have served our country. Originally known as Decoration Day after the Civil War, it is now known as Memorial Day. It is also the unofficial start of summer and can include barbecues and trips to the beach or pool. It’s not only important to understand what Memorial Day stands for, but to make sure we celebrate it in a safe manner.

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The Bracelet Of Hope

Posted on May 10, 2017 by Gazala Bohra

Stories of autistic kids wandering away or sometimes running away are not unheard of. About half of autistic children are prone to wandering, according to research published in 2012 in the journal of Pediatrics, and back when this research was published in 2012, wandering had led to the deaths of more than 60 autistic children since 2008.

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Hope For Education

Posted on May 10, 2017 by Gazala Bohra

Come join me on a little stroll down the dust ridden lanes of Girirajpura, a small village in SawaiMadhopur region of Rajasthan India. The mud houses lining the street are small, mostly one room establishments. The village population is somewhere between 500 to 1000 people. On a typical summer day when the temperatures soar to 100 degree Fahrenheit, you can still find groups of little boys.

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Wheelchair Cushions: Make the Right Choice

Posted on May 01, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Many people need to use a wheelchair in order to maintain their mobility and independence. This inevitably presents a potential problem to the user: pressure points. Below is a great diagram to illustrate how those in wheelchairs face multiple pressure points. To avoid these, it’s important to choose the right seating cushion for your chair and need.

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Going the Ergonomic Way - Ergonomic Aids

Posted on Apr 22, 2017 by Taikhum Sadiq

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.

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All about Motor Disabilities

Posted on Apr 20, 2017 by Taikhum Sadiq

Motor disabilities are physical impairments that can impede movement, coordination, or sensation. They include weaknesses and lack of muscle control. Motor disabilities are a result of injuries to one or more of the most important parts of the body. There are two types of disabilities based on the kind of injury sustained by the body.

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Using a Sensory Wrap for Vestibular Swing

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Autism is a broad term for a variety of developmental disorders. Children on the autism spectrum can suffer from lack of verbal development, problems focusing, or even a lack of fine motor skill development. One problem children may encounter is the need to stimulate their vestibular system. Sensory integration therapy can utilize the play activity of swinging to help children.

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