Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Tag: Medical Products

The Risk of Sleep Apnea for Quadriplegics

Published: May 11, 2018 | Spinal Cord Injury:

Not sleeping well? A new study shows more than 70 percent of people with quadriplegia also have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

For many years, the N-ABLE team has heard stories about friends with quadriplegia who don’t sleep well at night or who only sleep a few hours a night. We wondered if there was a medical reason for this. As it turns out, there is.

A new study in The Journal of Physiology tries to show why more than 70 percent of people with quadriplegia also have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a medical condition that causes the upper airway to narrow and close repeatedly while people are asleep.

Adaptive Equipment for Spinal Cord Injury

Published: November 15, 2016 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

Adaptive Equipment – devices that make daily living easier.

RehabMart.com

Published: September 27, 2016
RehabMart.com
RehabMart.com

Rehabmart was founded by two Occupational Therapists: Hulet Smith, OTR/L and Mike Price, OTR. They started Rehabmart in 1998 stemming from a mutual desire to serve patients, families, and caregivers.

The Rehabmart mission is to carefully select products that promote independence, improve function, and make an innovative impact on the lives of persons using the products. The entire Rehabmart team is committed to becoming the market leader in online e-commerce sales of medical & rehabilitation products & supplies. We strive to connect our customers with products that often become “Tools for the Job of Living”

Pants Up Easy

Published: May 31, 2016
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Pants Up Easy… is designed to help wheelchair users and people with spinal-cord injuries get dressed.

If you’re paraplegic, odds are you spend hours a day struggling to get your pants on. Fed up with tugging and wriggling on your back on the bed, in and out of your wheelchair? Had enough of stretched-out pants and broken belt loops? Problem solved.

There are three models available. All three work in exactly the same way.

SureHands Lift and Care Systems

Published: January 2, 2014
SureHands
SureHands

The right solution for every user

At Handi-Move, our primary concern is the user’s quality of life. In our view, our mission is to develop, produce and distribute innovative and reliable lifting and care equipment with the principal focus on the interests of the user.

bTizzy

Published: October 1, 2013

bTizzy is a one-stop shop for all things disability. From product and service offerings made by people with disabilities (PWD) to an extensive information hub featuring radio, community services and invaluable references, bTizzy’s ultimate mission is to increase economic opportunities and create positive social change for PWD.

Karman Healthcare

Published: July 16, 2013
Karman Healthcare
www.KarmanHealthcare.com

Manufacturer of Manual and Standing Wheelchairs

Karman Healthcare has been a leading innovator in the manufacture and distribution of home medical products since 1994. Karman provides a full line of wheelchairs, walkers, rollators, power wheelchairs & scooters, stand-up wheelchairs, oxygen regulators, bathroom safety and other home care products.

“Karman Healthcare is the nation’s leading manufacturer of wheelchair innovation”

Adaptive Equipment for Spinal Cord Injury

Published: March 30, 2011

bathroomPeople who are living with spinal cord injury can do just about anything that anyone else who is not paralyzed can do: they just have to find alternative ways to do it. Part of spinal cord injury rehabilitation is teaching patients to live again using adaptive devices, which are prescribed by a doctor, physical therapist or occupational therapist.

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