Millions of people all over the U.S. use a mobility aid each the year. After an accident or surgery, mobility aids help ensure you’ll recover fully. Of course, the disabled and those in their golden years may use them more frequently.
Rapid innovation in the medical technology field has improved the quality of life for millions of people, and yet many of them—including seniors—are reluctant to embrace assistive devices because of the perceived stigma attached. It’s unfortunate that anyone would consider wheelchairs, walkers, and other mobility devices to be embarrassing when they greatly add to a […]
Getting in a major car accident can change your life in an instant. One minute you’re driving to work and listening to the morning news, and the next you’re waking up in an ambulance surrounded by beeping machines. Those who are lucky enough to survive a car accident often leave the hospital with serious injuries […]
When someone is in the hospital or stuck at home during the recovery period following surgery, visits from loved ones are an important source of comfort and distractions from pain and boredom while staying non-weight-bearing. Post-surgery gifts can also help provide a welcome distraction, but sometimes it’s hard to know what to give someone to […]
You always said you’d have a hard time “handling it” if you couldn’t get in your daily run and gym workout. And yet here you are, laid up in bed, non-weight-bearing and recovering from surgery. Bummer. The good news is that there are so many entertaining things you can do while you heal, and […]