Wheelchair Basics: Standard, Lightweight or Transport?

Shopping for a wheelchair?  Basically there are two different types: transport wheelchairs and standard or lightweight wheelchairs. The main difference between the two types of wheelchairs is the size of the rear wheels. On the transport chair, the rear wheels are the same size (or only slightly larger) as the front casters.  On a standard

Trouble sleeping? Get more Florida sunshine

It’s the time of year everyone loves in Florida…Spring. Beautiful weather and plenty of activities have us heading outdoors.  Most of us are well aware of the dangers of too much sun exposure but did you of know there are many health benefits of sunlight? When outdoors, always protect your skin and keep these benefits

Ready to scoot this Spring? Choosing the right power mobility scooter

Sunny, spring days are just around the corner here in Florida.  In a short time we will “spring” our clocks ahead. That means extra daylight hours to enjoy the beautiful Florida sunshine. If mobility limitations are keeping you from doing what you love, it’s time to consider a mobility scooter. Keep in mind the following points when making

Have a seat, put your feet up…..your heart will thank you

February is all about hearts. There’s Valentine’s Day on the 14tn and it’s also heart awareness month. Keep your heart healthy by monitoring your diet, tobacco use, blood pressure, physical activity, weight, cholesterol and diabetes. If your heart cannot pump enough blood to the rest of your body, your heart will fail. Symptoms of heart

Walkers with Comfort and Style

Walkers are needed by many folks for various reasons. A basic folding aluminum walker is fine for those who need it for a short time while recovering from a surgical procedure such as a knee replacement or even for someone who has a sprained ankle. But for those who will need mobility assistance for the