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How To Choose The Right Respiratory Mask

Guest Blog By Carolyn Clarke Whether you’re a nurse, doctor, clinician, or other healthcare worker, one thing’s certain: a respiratory mask is an indispensable piece of equipment for your job. To reduce your exposure to bacteria, viruses, or chemical hazards, you should always make sure that your lungs are protected. Usually you’ll be briefed…

This Is Where To Find Essential Oils That Don’t Suck!

Wondering where to find essential oils? Choosing essential oils can be a bit confusing since there are so many options available! In general, the more expensive the essential oils, the higher quality they will be. You won’t find pure essential oils at a discount price. This article deals mainly with how to sort…

What Is Oxygen Used For? An Overview Of Modern Oxygen Use

Oxygen is a chemical element crucial to all forms of life. By mass, oxygen is the third most plentiful element after hydrogen and helium. Although we think of oxygen just for breathing, it has many uses in modern human existence. The human relationship with oxygen has evolved from just breathing it to using…

Different Crutch Accessories That You Will Find Useful

Being on crutches for extended periods of time can get discouraging. Not only is your independence sacrificed, but crutches can also get painful after a while. You’ll notice that the padding on your crutches weakens over time from putting all your body weight on them. Your hands will start to hurt as your…

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How To Use Crutches On Stairs Safely – Tips & Tricks

If you’re new to crutches, then stairs can easily seem daunting and difficult. Just like with walking on crutches, learn how to use crutches on stairs takes practice and dedication. If you’re wondering how to use crutches on stairs, these tips will give you a process to follow when approaching stairs on your crutches. How…

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Forearm crutches – What You Should Look For & Recommendations

Forearm crutches are a common alternative to underarm crutches. They are also known as lofstrand or elbow crutches. You can visualize the design of this crutch as an inverted cane.   Your hands rest on the hand grips, and you lean back in the cuffs to balance yourself while moving.  Our article here talks about…