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Do I need a walker or rollator?

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 7/30/21 11:30 AM

Due to the aging society there is an increasing need for appropriate technical devices for less dependent living. Walking aids, especially the so-called rollators, are frequently prescribed for people with gait and balance disorders to improve mobility. The term “rollator”, as defined by the International Organization for Standardization, is frequently used synonymous with the term “walker”, “wheeled walker”, “four-wheeled walker”, “rolling walker” or “walking frame”. Rollators are defined as walking aids with built-in handgrips and three or more legs of which two or more are having wheels, which provide support whilst walking. Additionally, they need to be equipped with a seat for resting.

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Stairlifts advice guide

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 6/24/21 10:50 AM

Stairlifts advice guide

A stairlift carries people (and sometimes wheelchairs) up and down staircases. Motorised domestic stairlifts are relatively straightforward devices, although they become slightly more complicated if you have a curved or unusually shaped staircase.

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What is a Hoyer Lift and how do you use it

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 5/18/21 11:46 AM

What is a Hoyer Lift?

People who are living with immobility can rely on the Hoyer lift to safely transport them from place to place with the help of their caregivers. A Hoyer lift is a mobility tool used to help seniors with mobility challenges get out of bed or the bath without the assistance of another person. Named for its inventor, the Hoyer lift is also referred to as a portable total body lift or a patient lift. These devices can be free-standing, on wheels, or can be secured to a wall or the ceiling, depending on the user’s needs and room set-up.

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How to Select a Vehicle  Wheelchair Lift

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 4/12/21 10:15 AM

Wheelchair lifts for cars come in a variety of styles and price points for consumer and commercial vehicles. Power wheelchair and scooter users have the ability to move around their homes or even the garden, with the aid of home modifications or with the support of a caregiver. Moving in locations close to home is also possible, but going outside to places that a car is needed, is completely different.

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Using a Breast Pump : The Advantages

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 1/28/21 12:41 PM

Using Breast Pump : Advantages

Both breastfeeding and pumping are excellent ways to feed a baby breast milk. Breast milk is the natural food for infants, and pumping can offer benefits that are similar, although not identical, to providing breast milk directly from the breast. Babies who feed exclusively on pumped milk do not get the benefit of a feedback loop between their body and the breast milk. However, they do still gain access to a well-designed food that is rich in healthful fats and antibodies.

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