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Ostomy Nutrition

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by Kevin Cleary

As you can imagine, what you eat has an impact on your digestive system. When living with an ostomy you should pay close attention to the types of food you ingest. Since ostomy patients don’t have complete control over their bowels, the impact of digested food can be more pronounced than in someone with an intact digestive system.

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Posted in Ostomy

10 Products for Bedridden Patients You Must Have

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by Kevin Cleary

Finding healthcare products for bedridden may seem like a complicated & confusing. With so many products available, able to identify the “must have” products can save patients money. Even though each patient has their specific needs, there can be products that are essential to those who are bedridden. We here at HPFY can help identify some of these very important products for bedridden patients.

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Posted in Bedridden

SoClean: CPAP Cleaning Made Easier

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by Kevin Cleary

Since breathing is important to us, making sure our airwaves are clear, open, and free from obstructions is paramount. For anyone diagnosed with sleep apnea, your CPAP machine is a crucial piece of equipment to ensure a healthy night’s sleep. Yes, your CPAP machine will keep your airway open during the night.

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Posted in CPAP and BiPAP System

What Everyone Should Know About Resistance Band Colors

Posted on Apr 04, 2019 by Kevin Cleary

Resistance exercise bands come in a number of colors and it’s not just for decoration. These physical therapy bands use these different colors in order to let the user know the force of the resistance that band offers. As your therapy/exercise program progresses, you can use these colors in order to increase resistance to gain strength or rehab from an injury in a safe manner.

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Posted in Resistance Bands and Tubing

How to Quickly & Easily Block Unwanted Calls: CPR Call Blocker

Posted on Apr 02, 2019 by Kevin Cleary

There is nothing more frustrating than sitting down for a nice dinner and then the phone rings. A lot of us have registered for the federal no call lists, but for some reason we still are the targets of these unwanted, bothersome phone calls. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to eliminate these nuisance calls? Well there may be and it’s the CPR Call Blocker.

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Posted in Amplified Phones

Top Travel Tips & Destinations for Disabilities

Posted on Mar 25, 2019 by Kevin Cleary

Who doesn’t love to travel? But for those who have a disability the prospect of going on a vacation may seem like a pipe dream. This wonderful world we live in is not always 100% handicap accessible and sometimes extremely frustrating to those who may have limited mobility or some other disability.

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Posted in Mobility

Strategies for Calming Autistic Tantrums: Autism Enabled

Posted on Mar 23, 2019 by Kevin Cleary

Each autistic child is different and so is the trigger that can cause a tantrum. With autism, it’s not just a matter of saying your grounded or “timeout” in order to calm your child down. Having strategies that work for calming your specific child may seem improbable, but with a little foresight and some help from child’s therapist we can develop a plan to help diffuse autistic tantrums.

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Posted in Special Needs

Crohn’s Disease: All You Need to Know

Posted on Mar 23, 2019 by Kevin Cleary

Nothing will ruin your day faster than an upset stomach, but with an affliction such as Crohn’s disease it can be worse. Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel syndrome that can produce severe abdominal pain and tenderness, as well as other complications. While it is relatively common, there is no cure so those who suffer can only treat their symptoms.

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Posted in Nutrition

Want to Prevent High Cholesterol? See How @ HPFY

Posted on Mar 22, 2019 by Kevin Cleary

There are some health issues that we can control and some that we cannot. High cholesterol may be the most important one. Cholesterol is found in all of our cells and the food we eat. We have all been warned about the dangers of high cholesterol in our diet, but do we truly understand the health risks associated with high cholesterol and how to possibly prevent high cholesterol?

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Posted in Rehab & Exercise

Lifting Heavy Objects from the Floor? Proper Lifting Techniques

Posted on Mar 20, 2019 by Kevin Cleary

We have all faced the need to lift a heavy object and have probably done so without injury. Did you know that you can cause serious injury if you use improper lifting techniques? Lifting a heavy object incorrectly can lead to acute muscle or ligament strains that can last for only short periods or linger longer. These strains are small little tears in the actual muscles of the lower back.

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Posted in Back and Abdomen

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