Wheelchair Maintenance Basics

wheelchair maintenance basics

Your wheelchair needs your attention to keep it maintained in functional condition. It is very important that the wheelchair is working smoothly and no parts are loose or missing.  Most manufacturers recommend an annual “check-up” for a wheelchair.

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Glaucoma Awareness

Glaucoma Awareness

Glaucoma Awareness Month January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.   Glaucoma is a very serious and increasingly common disease of the eyes which can cause blindness.  Over 3 million Americans have glaucoma, and it is the leading cause of permanent blindness. People with glaucoma are not likely….

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Measuring Blood Pressure

Measure Your Blood Pressure

Measuring your BP with a digital monitor is fairly easy to accomplish. But there are a few basic rules you need to follow in order to be as accurate as possible. Here are some easy steps that will help you and your doctor determine what,….

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Swallowing

swallowing difficulty

Does someone in your household or extended family have difficulty swallowing or chewing? This article explores what you should and should not do.

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Hearing Checked

hearing checked

Have you had your hearing checked lately? Consider how a hearing loss cuts you off from interaction with the larger world, and how that isolation affects you emotionally and mentally.

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Wheelchair Use

People with wheels

The People with Wheels are plentiful in United States. You probably know one or perhaps are one yourself. The way I see it, the best thing I can do to help is to change my attitude about wheelchair use. This article will explain what I….

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Kidney Stones

kidney stones

Having personally experienced kidney stones, a few years ago, I can tell you that passing one is probably the most painful experience possible. You DO want to avoid having a kidney stone!

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Kidney Disease

Kideny Disease

When kidney disease progresses, it may lead to kidney failure, which requires dialysis or a kidney transplant. Dialysis procedures have improved throughout the years, and continue to do so. Find out more with this article.

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