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Exercising Your Hand and Fingers

Posted on Mar 15, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

The ability to have a firm grasp on the world around us cannot be emphasized enough, but doing so without pain is even more important. Sometimes due to an injury or arthritis we can experience diminished range of motion and a higher level of pain over time. Your doctor may want you to visit with an occupational therapist in order to evaluate any loss of dexterity or strength.

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Honey Dressings: Sweet!!

Posted on Mar 10, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

The treatment of acute or chronic wounds can have a multitude of solutions. This can have your head spinning when it comes to choosing the right dressing for your wound. It is widely accepted that a moist wound bed heals better. Many dressings incorporate silver compounds. One option that has been around for a while is the use of honey dressing.

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Choose Your Stockings

Posted on Mar 09, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Yes, not all stockings are created equal. Compression helps patients with circulation problems due to a wide variety of maladies and, at first glance, compression stockings and anti-embolism stockings may seem like the same thing, but there are subtle differences that are quite important. Knowing the subtle differences in each can help you choose the proper type of compression stocking.

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Relief for Your Pain

Posted on Mar 09, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Pain is caused by a plethora of stimuli and there’s nothing better than pain relief. Some instances of pain are temporary, while some are chronic and can last a lifetime. Being able to design a pain management plan for your specific need requires understanding what options are available to us. There are a plethora of pain relief methods that can be advantageous to whatever pains you.

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Posted in Rehabilitation & Therapy

Compression Aids

Posted on Mar 08, 2017 by Taikhum Sadiq

Compression therapy includes major items like stockings, socks, sleeves, gloves, and gauntlets. But these products have other compatriots too that not only increase the effectiveness of the item but also increase the ease with which they can be used. They are known as Stockings and Sock Aids.

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Know more about Anti-Embolism stockings

Posted on Mar 08, 2017 by

Anti-embolism stockings are hosiery products that help reduce the threat of blood clots forming in the legs. Anti-embolism stockings improve blood circulation in the leg veins by applying graduated compression. Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) is a blood clot in the vein. When the blood clot is formed in deep veins of the legs it is called Deep Vein Thrombosis.

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Anti – Embolism Stockings – The Perfect Compressant

Posted on Mar 08, 2017 by Taikhum Sadiq

Compression stockings are a specialized hosiery designed to help prevent the occurrence of, and guard against further progression of, venous disorders such as edema, phlebitis and thrombosis. Knee-high compression stockings are used not only to help increase circulation, but also to help prevent the formation of blood clots in the lower legs.

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Swimming and Incontinence

Posted on Mar 06, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Who doesn’t enjoy a dip in the pool? Unfortunately, many may feel embarrassed due to incontinence. The problem faced by those worried about their incontinence and forced to wear diapers is the fact that today’s diapers are so effective at absorbing moisture. Who knew that a product working too well would be a detriment? Whether you’re an adult or a young child, you do have options to enjoy.

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Posted in Diapers and Briefs

Avoiding Urinary Tract Infections (UTI’s)

Posted on Feb 21, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Anyone can experience a UTI, but those who have had an injury, surgery, or any other reason to use a catheter, indwelling or intermittent, have the additional possibility of contracting a catheter associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI). This can affect the urethra, bladder, and even your kidneys. While UTIs are the most common form of infection, their prevention can avoid issues down the road.

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Caring for Your Urine Collection Bag

Posted on Feb 14, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Many men and women require catheters in order to expel urine from their bodies. The reasons can range from surgery to spinal cord injuries. More importantly, knowing how to properly drain and clean these collection bags can help prevent other medical issues and can improve your quality of life. No matter what style of indwelling catheter you use, you will need to choose a collection Bag.

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