2018 March

Month: March 2018

Fall Reduction for Seniors

PMC  March 27, 2018    pmc  Jeff Conner

Reducing falls for seniors includes modifications around the home, from trouble-free toilets to getting rid of throw rugs that could cause injury. The costs of a fall could be as high as a fatality, as it is estimated that an older American is treated in the ER for a fall every 11 seconds.

Brain Injury is one of the contributing factors to mobility issues

PMC  March 20, 2018    pmc  Jeff Conner

Brain injury is one of the contributing factors to mobility issues, potentially causing brain dysfunction that affects speech, memory, and movement. Mobility aids can often help poor balance, weakened muscles and uncontrolled movements that impact coordination and autonomy.

A traumatic brain injury or TBI, is sudden physical damage to the brain that either has temporary or lasting effects; this does not extend to congenital conditions and is typically caused by an external source, such as a car accident or blow to the head.…

Patient Safety Is on The Top of Our List

PMC  March 13, 2018    pmc  Jeff Conner

When consumers consider mobility aids, know that patient safety is on the top of our list- and should be on the top of the buyer’s also. Pay attention to the things that matter when shopping, like being treated with dignity and high-quality products.