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Effective Ways to Treat Painful Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain which is caused due to inflammation of the thick band tissue that runs across the bottom of the foot and is the connection between your toes and heel bone. Plantar fasciitis can be self-diagnosed: See if you feel a sharp [...]

By | 2019-06-14T09:00:26+00:00 June 3rd, 2019|Guides, Health|Comments Off on Effective Ways to Treat Painful Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis

Social Security Disability Benefits

The older we get, the more we start to think about our jobs, retirement, and what might happen if we were to get injured or otherwise become unable to work. Luckily, there are programs in place that can help if such an unfortunate situation were to occur, and one of these safety nets is Social [...]

By | 2019-05-09T10:23:27+00:00 May 10th, 2019|Guest Posts, Guides|Comments Off on Social Security Disability Benefits

Guide To Buying Your First Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

Suddenly finding yourself in the position of needing to buy a wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV) is not necessarily something anyone would say is an enjoyable experience. To be in this position usually means that you or a loved one have been through a trauma, an accident or an illness, and, unfortunately, now require the use [...]

By | 2019-03-20T13:58:37+00:00 March 21st, 2019|Guest Posts, Guides|Comments Off on Guide To Buying Your First Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

How To Make Your Home Safer for Elderly Parents

Many parents, nowadays, move into a child’s home in their elderly years. It’s understandable – after all, it allows us to give back to those who gave so much to us, for so long. But to properly look after them, we need to ensure that they are safe. To help you make some necessary adjustments, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T12:14:41+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Caregiving, Guest Posts, Guides|Comments Off on How To Make Your Home Safer for Elderly Parents

Mobility Scooter Guide: Pick the Best Model for You or Your Loved Ones

Mobility scooters are one of the most reliable modes of transportation for seniors and people who can’t walk by themselves. They ensure a safe driving experience, and they minimize the energy spent on going from one place to the other. Mobility scooters are considered medical equipment because they are specially made for people who have [...]

By | 2019-03-11T11:09:14+00:00 March 12th, 2019|Guest Posts, Guides, Wheelchairs|Comments Off on Mobility Scooter Guide: Pick the Best Model for You or Your Loved Ones

Does Medicare Cover Medical Supplies? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Medicare will often cover medical supplies and equipment that are needed in your home. However, there is a certain kind of medical supplies that Medicare will not cover. For Medicare to cover medical equipment, they need to be durable, meaning that they must be able to be used repeatedly without being damaged. Usually, this means [...]

By | 2019-03-04T13:46:56+00:00 February 21st, 2019|Guest Posts, Guides|Comments Off on Does Medicare Cover Medical Supplies? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Choose a Motorized Wheelchair

Just like you have various types of shoes to choose from according to usage, the same applies to the various kinds of motorized wheelchairs that you can choose from. In this article, we will see on what basis you should choose your electric wheelchair. Let’s get started! 1. Portable vs. Full-Size vs. Heavy Duty Wheelchairs [...]

By | 2019-03-04T13:46:56+00:00 January 9th, 2019|Guest Posts, Guides, Wheelchairs|Comments Off on How to Choose a Motorized Wheelchair

How to Choose the Best Hospital Mattresses

Choosing a hospital mattress can be a daunting task given that it is for people with special needs. The challenge lies in that there are a variety of hospital mattresses just like beds where some are electronic while others are manual. Shop Hospital Bed Mattresses   Factors To Consider When Choosing a Hospital Mattress [...]

By | 2019-03-04T13:46:56+00:00 January 7th, 2019|Bedroom Safety, Guest Posts, Guides|Comments Off on How to Choose the Best Hospital Mattresses

Mobility Scooter Maintenance Guide

For many people with limited mobility or disabilities, their mobility scooter acts as the only way they can travel around freely. It is therefore imperative that you take good care of it, just like how people take good care of their cars. There can be a lot of wear and tear with mobility scooters with [...]

By | 2019-03-04T13:46:56+00:00 January 4th, 2019|Guest Posts, Guides, Wheelchairs|Comments Off on Mobility Scooter Maintenance Guide

Medicare Reimbursement for Durable Medical Equipment

Wheelchairs, walkers, hospital beds, and oxygen pumps are all examples of durable medical equipment (DME).  For a piece of medical equipment to be considered durable, it must be able to withstand extended use. Therefore, equipment and supplies that are to be disposed of after one or a few uses, such as face masks or incontinence [...]

By | 2019-03-04T13:46:57+00:00 December 27th, 2018|Guest Posts, Guides, Medical News|Comments Off on Medicare Reimbursement for Durable Medical Equipment