Archives for November 2015

The Importance of REM Sleep

How well are you sleeping? We all know the importance of getting adequate rest, but you may not be sleeping as well as you think.   The time you spend asleep could be adequate, but if you are being deprived of REM sleep, some concerns can begin to develop. The body depends on periods of deep [Read More….]

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Nebulizer Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting Nebulizers

For adult and pediatric patients alike with certain medical conditions such as asthma, emphysema, and bronchitis, a nebulizer can be one of the essential pieces of medical equipment in day-to-day life. When these machines experience technical difficulties or do not operate properly, patients can experience dramatic drop-offs in quality of life, and sometimes even life-threatening [Read More….]

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Living With Ostomy

Any type of medical procedure which permanently alters the way a person’s body works requires a great deal of education, adjustment, and compromise. This is particularly true when the procedure involves something that most people prefer be one of the most discrete elements of their life. Various kinds of ostomy related procedures will require varying [Read More….]

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Make the most of your doctor’s appointment

Insurance payers, especially Medicare, have a long list of specific needs that must be fulfilled in order to provide a patient with a power wheelchair or scooter through insurance. These needs include a face-to-face meeting with your doctor, specific chart notes, and an assortment of medical paperwork that must be filled out. While this process [Read More….]

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COPD Awareness Month

Virtually everyone has at least heard of “COPD.” Many people are familiar with this term, but just what exactly is COPD? Millions of Americans are battling this condition and November is COPD Awareness Month. It is also the third leading cause of death in America. Do you or someone you know have symptoms that could [Read More….]

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Brand Feature: Pride Mobility

When looking for a power chair to purchase you’ll find there are several options. However, you’ll figure out that you can’t directly purchase your chair from the manufacturer. You must go through a supplier (PS…that’s us!). Most suppliers get their chairs from one or two suppliers. In our case, we have two; Pride Mobility and [Read More….]

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How to Treat Jaundice in Newborns

Jaundice in newborn babies is a fairly common condition that many times is resolved naturally within a few days of birth. Sometimes, however, a condition known as Hyperbilirubinemia occurs and preventative measures must be taken to reduce the level of jaundice prevalent which also known as the bilirubin level. Traditionally this was remedied by sunlight, [Read More….]

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Getting Your Medical Equipment Without Insurance

Buying Your Medical Equipment Without Insurance

“I thought my insurance was going to cover this?”  This is a common dilemma faced when your doctor has ordered medical equipment or supplies for you.   It seems there is a common misconception of how insurance coverage pays for medical equipment, the process of meeting a deductible, and why so many out of pocket costs [Read More….]

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Product Feature: Pride Maxima Scooter

The Maxima power scooter from Pride Mobility is a heavy-duty performance device that is a great option for those suffering from limited mobility. With a weight capacity of 500 lbs., this scooter was engineered with the bariatric market in mind. It can be difficult to found a bariatric device and Pride Mobility wanted to ensure all patients [Read More….]

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Getting a Power Wheelchair Without Insurance

Many patients call Aeroflow Healthcare in need of a power mobility device; unfortunately not everyone qualifies for an assistive device through their specific insurance guidelines. In order for insurance to pay for a power device, many providers want to know why other devices have failed to aid you with your mobility issues. Insurance Process First, [Read More….]

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