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Benefits of Mechanical Patient Lifts and Slings

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Benefits of Mechanical Patient Lifts and Slings

According to the 2015 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare workers suffer from musculoskeletal disorders at a significantly higher rate than workers in other physically demanding fields such as manufacturing, construction, and mining. A majority of health care workers’ injuries result from repositioning, moving, and assisting patients.

We can assist the healthcare professionals assigned to patient transferring minimize their predisposition to injury. OurHydraulic Patient Lift (10704), Electric Patient Lift (10702) and Electric Sit-to-Stand Patient Lift can assist the caregiver when maneuvering patients. In addition, we have a comprehensive line of Patient Lift Slings to support and facilitate a multitude of transfers. These slings provide the adaptability and strength to handle patients up to 600 lbs.

 

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Back Stretcher: A Valuable Tool for Building Back Strength

Back Stretcher: A Valuable Tool for Building Back Strength

Building back strength is one of the best practices that can be used to protect the health of one’s spine and improve back flexibility. A flexible and strong back allows for activities such as twisting and bending with greater comfort and mobility. There are some activities such as sitting at a desk all day, hunched over a computer that can cause one’s back muscles to tense up. People who are trapped in such situation necessarily ought to stretch their backs in order to ease tension and prevent the difficulty of reaching and bending forward. A Back stretcher is a device...

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Ten Wound Care Products to Try

  Skin (Wound) Cleanser 16oz Spray: it is used for effective removal of foreign debris and dead tissue from wounds. It has an excellent cleansing action.   HydroGel Wound Dressing: it Maintains moist wound healing environment. It used for dressing and management of stasis ulcers, pressure ulcers (stages I-IV), 1st and 2nd degree burns, cuts, abrasions, skin irritations, post-operative incisions and skin conditions associated with peristomal care. II temporarily protects and helps relieve minor skin irritation and itching of minor cuts, scrapes, and burns.     WCS Wound Care Shoe System: The DARCO WCS Wound Care Shoe System is the...

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The Dos and Don’ts of Long Leg Cast

The Dos and Don’ts of Long Leg Cast

  A Long Leg Cast is an orthopedic cast applied to immobilize the leg from the toes to the upper thigh. Cast serves as protection for the affected areas and allows broken bones to be set in place as they heal up. It helps to reduce pain, swelling and muscle spasms. While noting that cast is used in treating fractures and dislocations of the knee, maintaining postoperative positioning and immobilization of the knee, distal leg, and ankle; and for correcting or maintaining the correction of the foot, distal leg, and knee, it is also important to note that there are...

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Body Massager: A Competent Intermediary to Good Health

Body Massager: A Competent Intermediary to Good Health

To talk about the body massager without introducing the preceding word “massage” will be a message passed across in isolation. Massage is the manual or mechanical therapeutic management of the soft tissues of the body for physical and mental benefit. The importance of body massage cannot be overemphasized as diverse cultures and tribes have over the centuries used this form of human touch as yardstick for growth and development. In more recent years, massage has been used as a therapy for good health and overall body wellness. Body massage is recorded as one of the oldest forms of therapy used...

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