Hanna

About Hanna Landman

Hanna has been writing ever since she was old enough to hold a pen. She enjoys sharing her knowledge about the medical world, especially when it comes to the stuff she's most experienced with, like mobility equipment and incontinence products. She also loves interviewing others and hearing about their experiences, and basically likes every genre of writing besides the boring type (essays, for example). If you have any questions or compliments, you can contact Hanna through AvaCare Medical.

Do I Need a Wheelchair After Hip Replacement?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 326,000 hip replacements were performed in the US during the year 2010. This shows how common this intense procedure has become. Between 2000 and 2010, the age distribution of patients involved in this surgery changed significantly with the number increasing for younger groups and [...]

By | 2019-12-26T12:49:21+00:00 December 24th, 2019|Senior Living, Wheelchairs|Comments Off on Do I Need a Wheelchair After Hip Replacement?

Looking For A Nebulizer? Here’s What You Need To Know!

When looking for nebulizer, there are several things you need to get right. Doing so will help you reap the maximum benefits and also avoid possible complications. But what is it, and how does it work? The nebulizer is a drug delivery device that converts liquid drugs into mist, which are inhaled into the lungs. [...]

By | 2019-12-17T12:58:49+00:00 December 17th, 2019|Guest Posts|Comments Off on Looking For A Nebulizer? Here’s What You Need To Know!

5 Simple Ways to Make Your Bathroom Senior-Friendly

As we age, so do our bodies, meaning our balance and mobility decrease and it’s easier to fall. Studies have shown that making your bathroom more senior accessible is important since there is a greater chance for falls. Considering a good portion of daily life is spent in the bathroom it should be in any [...]

By | 2019-12-09T10:01:14+00:00 December 9th, 2019|Bathroom Safety|Comments Off on 5 Simple Ways to Make Your Bathroom Senior-Friendly

Best Hospital Mattresses for Home Health Care

Around one-fourth of all falls in the healthcare environment are falling from bed. For every fall, there is a solution that can lower the probability. However, being a primary caregiver, it sometimes becomes difficult to balance. One thing that you can provide to patients with restricted mobility or health problems is a night of sound [...]

By | 2019-11-21T09:23:52+00:00 November 20th, 2019|Bedroom Safety|Comments Off on Best Hospital Mattresses for Home Health Care

Shower Chair Guide: Choosing and Using the Best Shower Chair

What is a Shower Chair? A shower chair (also known as a tub seat, bath chair, or various other names) is a water resistant chair that may or may not include a backrest and armrest. This type of durable medical equipment usually features a slip-resistant seat as well as rubber or suction cup-style feet to [...]

By | 2019-11-27T10:14:27+00:00 October 28th, 2019|Bathroom Safety, Guides, Senior Living|Comments Off on Shower Chair Guide: Choosing and Using the Best Shower Chair

Medical Malpractice Leads to Severe Medical Complications

According to a report published in the British Medical Journal three years ago, medical malpractice was, at the time, the third leading cause of death in the US. Add to that the over 1 million medical malpractice injury cases we see yearly, and you might glimpse how staggering the reality actually is. Let’s explore what [...]

By | 2019-10-25T10:51:00+00:00 October 25th, 2019|Medical News|Comments Off on Medical Malpractice Leads to Severe Medical Complications

8 Tips to Help You with Wound Healing

There is no tricky situation like nursing a wound. This is because it requires tender care for it to heal. The skin being the largest organ, it is always advisable to be on the lookout whenever you have a wound to stop it from getting an infection. But worry not, below are tips on how [...]

By | 2019-10-30T09:13:55+00:00 October 25th, 2019|Wound Care|Comments Off on 8 Tips to Help You with Wound Healing

How to Prevent Back Pain While Using a Wheelchair

Our backs play a big role in not only mobility but also on our mental health. Experiencing back pain can lead to disrupted sleep, annoyance and pain whilst using a wheelchair. Although wheelchairs are designed to be as comfortable as possible for the user, back pain may still arise. There are many things that people [...]

By | 2019-10-04T10:39:28+00:00 October 4th, 2019|Wheelchairs|Comments Off on How to Prevent Back Pain While Using a Wheelchair

Support for Hurricane Dorian Victims

As Hurricane Dorian advances on our East Coast, preparations are being made as people protect and evacuate their homes. As hundreds of families flee their homes for safety, AvaCare Medical has dedicated themselves to ensuring that as many people as possible have all their medical essentials lined up for the difficult times ahead. Whether they [...]

By | 2019-09-19T15:08:29+00:00 September 4th, 2019|Medical News, Our News|Comments Off on Support for Hurricane Dorian Victims

Best Incontinence Products for 2020

Whether you have recently started experiencing incontinence problems, or have been living with them for a long time, one of the most important considerations is which incontinence products to buy. It can be hard deciding which products best suit your needs and lifestyle, and people often take a while trying out different products until they [...]

By | 2019-12-27T11:54:23+00:00 July 31st, 2019|Guides, Incontinence, Our News|Comments Off on Best Incontinence Products for 2020