Wheelchair Safety Tips and Guide – Fall Prevention and Accidents

If you are in a wheelchair, the very last thing you want to do is suffer any further injuries or complications by suffering an accident and falling out of your chair. While a wheelchair is very stable and safe, there are circumstances that can put you in danger. Here are some important safety tips to […]

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What Is the Difference Between a Wheelchair and a Transport Chair?

If an accident or illness renders you unable to walk either temporarily or permanently, you will need to get a mobility assistant. Depending on the severity of the ailment, you will want to choose a mobility assistant that is perfect for your needs and desires. Two of the most popular mobility assistants are wheelchairs and […]

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5 Bathroom Safety Tips to Prevent Falls and Injuries by the Elderly

As your loved ones get older, it is important to take the necessary precautions to ensure their safety. Tasks and activities that were once viewed as routine and safe must now be met with caution. One of these tasks is using the bathroom, and there are a variety of different measures that should be taken […]

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How to Rehab a Broken Foot or Ankle Sprain?

We rely on a healthy foot and ankle for so much. Be it driving, running, walking, kicking, or a plethora of other tasks and activities, having a fully functioning foot and ankle is an instrumental aspect of living a happy and healthy life. Sometimes it can be easy to take our health for granted, only […]

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How to Use a Knee Scooter

If you require a knee scooter as a mobility assistant after an injury, there is sure to be an adjustment period. We have spent most of our lives walking, so it would make sense that we wouldn’t immediately master a new form of transportation. Before you hop on a knee scooter, take some time to […]

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Why You Need to Use a Knee Scooter after Injury

Knee, ankle and foot injuries are never easy. An injury or surgery can make even the smallest tasks a challenge, as any movement can quickly become a chore. In the past physicians have praised the simplicity of crutches, but anyone who has hobbled around on crutches knows that if anything these mobility assistants make life […]

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How to Choose the Right Mobility Device for Ankle Injury?

There is no ambiguity about an ankle injury. The second a sprain, twist, break, or tear occurs, you know almost immediately. The pain is the first warning sign, searing into your consciousness like a hot iron. Next comes the mobility of the ankle, or lack thereof. Walking soundly is simply out of the question, as […]

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How to Be Non-Weight-Bearing After Foot Surgery?

The hard part is over, right? You wake up from a successful foot surgery, safe and without much pain at the moment. In your hazy state, you hear your doctor tell you to remain non-weight-bearing for the next few weeks. What exactly does that mean, and how can you remain non-weight-bearing after foot surgery? What […]

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5 Tips for a Successful Foot Surgery Recovery

The key to successfully recovering from any kind of surgery is making sure you are adequately prepared for the journey to come. Recovery is never easy, as it takes patience, persistence, and the willingness to fail over and over before finally finding success. This is especially true when it comes to recovering from foot surgery, […]

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Knee Scooter vs. Crutches for a Broken Foot – Which is Best?

A broken foot significantly limits mobility, making even the most mundane task a challenge. Luckily, there exists medical equipment designed to make life easier for those with a broken foot, including crutches and a knee scooter. Avondale HME is constantly asked by customers in Arizona which piece of equipment is better for a broken foot, […]

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