In the battle against the Coronavirus pandemic, masks are the frontline standard for essential care workers, as well as civilians attempting to help stifle human to human transmission. Masks are now recommended for use when in close proximity with others, not only to protect ones-self, but also to prevent transmission to others. On average, 98% of all worldwide cases show no symptoms, or mild symptoms, but that doesn’t mean a person can’t still be a carrier. Masks play an important role in keeping everyone safe, until the crisis has passed.
Wheelchairs in Canada have come a long way, and there are many different kinds that can assist with mobility, and make travel so much easier during your everyday routine. Not all are created the same, which means it’s good to understand the differences between wheelchair models, so that you can find the one best suited to your lifestyle.
If you’re elderly or caring for someone who is, you might be curious to know about some new developments regarding the Covid-19 pandemic. All data points to the virus now dropping off after reaching a climatic peak that has claimed many lives and infected millions more. However, it’s important to realize that the crisis may soon be over, even if that means you’ll have to exercise extra caution, moving forward.
As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its final stage before it goes into decline, the importance of personal safety equipment remains paramount, especially for those in direct contact with anyone who might have the virus, such as hospital patients or loved ones being cared for at home.
With Coronavirus hitting its peak around the world, governments have taken drastic measures to flatten the bell curve in the hopes that it will subside in the coming weeks. Due to this difficult period, medical products are quickly becoming a treasured commodity for both hospital staff and the regular consumer. Factory Direct Medical is aware of the pressing need for these products, and is now actively working to stock our warehouse.
If you’re suffering from circulation problems, you’ve just made it out of surgery, or you’re a high performance athlete, chances are there’s a compression stocking that’s right for you. These items were designed to put pressure on your legs in order to increase the efficiency of blood vessels. They accomplish this by allowing your arteries to relax, increasing blood flow which eventually makes its way back to your heart.
Choosing the right bed rail system for your home can mean the difference between inviting an accident and avoiding one. They serve several functions when installed, but their primary function is to aid with entering and exiting the bed safely and conveniently. In addition to enabling controlled standing from and sitting on the bed, bed rails also assist users in rolling over, sitting up and generally repositioning themselves while in bed.
Certain individuals may eventually reach a point where they have trouble getting about without assistance, and that means choosing the right walking aid to help with mobility. There are quite a few walking aids on the market today, each designed with a certain kind of user in mind. Let’s take a look at the different kinds of walking aids out there, so you can decide which is right for you, or your loved one.
Lift chairs are wonderful for those who need a little help regaining their mobility. The chair lifts upwards from its base in order to help you raise to a standing position. Not only that, but lift chairs also allow you to change positions while seated, to find your optimal comfort level.
Medical Scooters are a great way for the disabled, injured or elderly to get around outdoors, and they continue to improve both technologically, and in terms of features. Today’s Scooters are rugged, high powered and can even stray off the beaten path a little bit. When it’s time to choose your next Medical vehicle, what should you look for? Let’s take a look!