Tagged with 'In Home Mobility'

Which Pool Lift Works Best for You?

Pools are a great place to cool off during the hot summer months. Unfortunately, many pools are not accessible to those unable to safely navigate a set of stairs or a ladder. One simple way to make sure your pool is accessible to everyone is to install a pool lift! This helpful type of lift was designed to safely transfer people from a wheelchair into the pool. There are a wide variety of lifts designed specifically for poolside access, so the team at Med Mart is here to help you understand your options.

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Buying Medical Equipment Online

Online shopping has become the new norm for many, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. Many businesses’ doors remain closed, and even those that are open may pose a risk to elderly or immuno-compromised shoppers. Whether you’re a savvy online shopper or completely new to the idea, we want to share some details about our website that will let you confidently shop online for medical equipment.

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Where to Sell Your Used Medical Equipment

Customers often ask us about selling mobility devices that have been replaced or are no longer needed. Questions such as “Where is the best place to sell my medical equipment,” “Can I get a tax write-off for donating my used equipment,” and “Can I trade in my old products for new ones?” are some of the most common among customer inquiries. We want to help you understand all of your options, so the Med Mart team is here to answer all of your questions about selling or responsibly disposing of your old medical equipment.

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Choosing the Right Patient Sling

Patient slings are necessary when using most types of patient lifts. Slings will ensure safety and stability during transfers, but you need to make sure to use the correct sling for both the lift and the patient. Understanding the purpose of the sling, as well as the size and weight of the patient, is imperative in finding the right model.

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What Is a Standing Frame?

If you’re caring for someone who has limited mobility, a doctor or physical therapist may recommend a standing frame. Here are the basics on standing frames, why they’re important, and what you should look for in a great standing frame.

 

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Questions You Should Ask Before Buying a Hospital Bed

There are any number of circumstances that may mean you need to buy a hospital bed. But a hospital bed is a big purchase, and if you don’t ask the right questions, you might end up with a hospital bed that isn’t quite right for your needs. That’s why Med Mart has come up with this list of questions to help you buy the hospital bed that’s just right for you.

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Why Pay Cash for an Oxygen Concentrator?

Are you or a loved one in need of an oxygen concentrator? Many people rely on these machines, and buying an oxygen concentrator means that you’ll no longer need to order oxygen tank refills. You’ll have the convenience of using oxygen available to you right at home, but concentrators can be pricey to purchase.

Let’s take a look at the options you have when it comes time to buy an oxygen concentrator.

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How to Maintain Your Oxygen Concentrator

Your oxygen concentrator is an important investment in your health. This medical device can have a significant impact on your overall health, so it’s important that you maintain the concentrator in order to keep it performing at its best. With proper maintenance and care, a quality oxygen concentrator will last you around 100,000 hours. These steps can help you to maintain your concentrator so that it performs well when you need to rely on it.

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