Surviving Inflammatory Arthritis

Twice-Baked, Once Used: Operating-Room Sterilizers for Sale

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Operating-room sterilizers are made up of several different types of machines. Cryo-freeze sterilization can kill bacteria, germs, viruses, and micro-organisms that do not survive below zero degrees Celsius. Extreme-heat sterilizers kill all infectious organisms that cannot survive above the body temperature of humans, or about ninety-nine degrees Fahrenheit. Chemical sterilizers use both heat and chemical baths to clean and sterilize operating instruments. Finally, autoclaves use pressurized steam heat to accomplish the same task. Read More»

Tips for Success When Using a Nebulizer for Your Asthma

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If your physician has just prescribed nebulizer treatments to help relieve your chronic asthma symptoms, then you will be pleased to learn that the treatments are simple to perform and will make you feel a lot better. Nebulizer treatments help to open up your airway and lungs, and with some simple tips, you can work your new treatments into your busy schedule without any hassles. To this end, follow these tips for success when using your new nebulizer to treat your asthma: Read More»

How To Make Your Elderly Parent's Home Life Easier

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If your elderly parent insists on living independently, they may still appreciate a little help to make their home life easier. Use the ideas below to help make their living situation more comfortable and safer. Bring the bedroom to them. As people age, they have more difficulty climbing stairs. Aging joints and imperfect balance can lead to dangerous falls on steps. If your elderly parent’s bedroom is on the second floor, like many house plan configurations, consider converting a den or part of the living room into a bedroom. Read More»

3 Types Of Adaptive Equipment For The Home For Arthritis Sufferers

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The development of severe arthritis in the knees or hip does not mean an automatic loss in freedom. The use of adaptive equipment can help you still navigate in your home without the need to rely on others. To determine which equipment is best for you, it is important to know what is available and the function of each.  Lift Chairs One problem you will face with severe arthritis is difficulty rising from chairs without assistance. Read More»

Covering Two Of Your Concerns About Knee Scooters

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When you have suffered an injury to your leg, you may assume that crutches or wheelchairs are the only options for helping you to get around while your leg is recovering. However, this is far from the case, and there are numerous mobility aids that you can use during this process. One of the more common options is the knee scooter. This device that allows you to rest one leg while still using the other for propulsion, but if you have never encountered or needed these items before, you may have a couple of questions about them. Read More»