It is the first day for my sister to use a wheelchair. Me and her share a common inherited mitochondrial condition. My brother in law has little experience when it comes to pushing a wheelchair so I had to give him some important tips. What you have to know is that pushing a wheelchair needs… Continue reading Everything You Have To Know When It Comes to Pushing A Wheelchair
As you are pushing someone in a wheelchair, there is a high possibility that you will be hurting your back without knowing it. A research that was conducted at The Ohio State University Spine Research Institute tested measured forces applied upon the spine when pushing a wheelchair and identified that people are not good when… Continue reading How Pushing A Wheelchair Affects Your back?
Adults who are always sitting in wheelchairs find it so hard to lose weight. They use fewer calories due to the fact that they are not exposed to physical activities. However, in case you are a wheelchair user and you need to shed off some weight, there are some adjustments that you can make to… Continue reading Ultimate Tips For Losing Weight While In A Wheelchair
Collectively handling of patients is among the riskiest jobs that one can find. Everyone knows that lifting a patient is not an easy task as it poses a risk to your low back. However, a new study has shown that pushing patients in a wheelchair can also lead to spinal injuries. The major concern is… Continue reading How can Wheelchair Propulsion Lead To Back Pain?
Have ever imagined how many strokes does someone need to propel a manual wheelchair in a single day? There is no exact figure, but what we can say is that it needs a lot of strokes to propel a wheelchair. It may take between 2,000 to 3,000 strokes per day. However, doing a repetitive activity… Continue reading SHOULD YOU PROPEL OR NOT PROPEL YOUR WHEELCHAIR?
Manual wheelchair maintenance normally depends on the model of the chair, and the nature of the task in which the wheelchair is being subjected to. What you have to know is that some wheelchair parts experience extreme tear and wear than others. These parts should also be in their perfect condition in order for the… Continue reading When Should I Check Over My Wheelchair?
Hospital beds and adjustable beds have one identical feature. The two types of beds allow the head and foot section to be adjusted and this is where their resemblance ends. The features of a hospital bed Hospital beds are designed to be used by patients who are suffering from serious medical problems as well as… Continue reading How Do Adjustable Beds Differ From Hospital Beds?
Under normal conditions Medicare does not cover hospital beds which are regarded as medical necessity by a doctor. Medicare Part B only covers durable medical equipment including hospital beds. Medicare Advantage Part C plans also covers hospital beds which are considered as medically necessary by the doctor. Besides there are some of Medicare advantage plan… Continue reading Medicare And Hospital Beds Coverage
Important Medicare information Most of the products need to go to the local MDE Supply so as to bill Medicare for the product that you want to rent or purchase. A lot of products which include the hospital beds, the respiratory products as well as some power wheelchairs are just covered as a month to… Continue reading Medicare Questions And Answers
Hospital beds are available to be used in our homes too. They can be found in different sizes and have special features. The contemporary beds are adjustable to the changing needs of patients. Many patients need a flat, level surface so as to sleep. And when they are awake they prefer head, knee or foot… Continue reading WHAT ARE THE BEST HOSPITAL BEDS FOR YOUR HOME?