Month: September 2016

What Healthcare Products are Beneficial for Wheelchair Users to Invest In?

There are a variety of healthcare products on the market designed for wheelchair users. Improvements in technology and healthcare have significantly increased the product options. However, having a large amount of options can get overwhelming, especially if you have only been using a wheelchair for a short amount of time. Before you start looking through hundreds of options, think about…

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An Introduction to the Spinal Cord Injury Recovery Process

The first goal after a person suffers a spinal cord injury is to address the injury and prevent any further damage. This is the acute phase of the recovery process. In the acute phase of the spinal cord injury recovery process hospitalization and immobilization are often required. And, depending on the type and severity of the injury, surgery may be…

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Wheelchair Transferring: What Do I need to know if I’m a Quadriplegic?

If you recently became a quadriplegic due to a spinal cord injury, then you may be overwhelmed with all there is to learn about your new way of life. Getting around and doing regular tasks are more difficult and may require a large amount of creativity and adaptation. One of the new skills you will need to master is wheelchair…

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Assisting a Paraplegic For The First Time: The Do’s and Don’ts

Talk about your touchy subjects! Look, we deal specifically with disabled clients in our business, so let’s be upfront about this. It’s probably kind of awkward, right? That’s perfectly normal. We all feel a little awkward in unfamiliar situations. And the last thing you want to do is offend your paraplegic friend or relative, right? We’re with you, and we’re…

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What To Expect If You Have Just Experienced A Spinal Cord Injury

There are very few things that can be as devastating as a spinal cord injury. No two people will have the exact same effects of such an injury, and the changes it causes in one’s life can be expected to differ as well. Still, there are some common themes, and knowing what to expect can help you making this difficult…

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Three Healthcare Products Disabled Veterans Can Benefit From

As a disabled veteran, let me first say, thank you for your service! Here at Pants Up Easy, we really value our veterans. And why wouldn’t we? It’s an unfortunate truth that many veterans come back from their service with new wounds or disabilities. In fact, in the United States, there are millions of disabled veterans. That’s a lot of…

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An Inside Look At The Daily Life Of An Occupational Therapist (OT)

Here at Pants Up Easy, we’re all about making life easier for those in wheelchairs. In fact, we care about it so much, we made it a part of our company name! It’s also what we call our signature product line. If you’d like to learn more about our origin story, I encourage you to visit our “About Us” page,…

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Are There Advantages of Having a Power Wheelchair Over Manual?

For the most part, technology has always been about making our lives easier. Something as simple as a remote control saves us from having to manually change the channel a million times. And that allows us to watch a lot more TV! Hey, I said it made life easier, not necessarily better or smarter.

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Moving Homes as a Paraplegic: Three Tips To Get You Through This Process

This company was founded on a simple premise: life should be easier for folks in wheelchairs. You’ve got enough challenges to deal with, and with all of this technology in the world today, we should do better. Our products are one small step in that process, but there’s always more to do.

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4 Unique Healthcare Products That Paraplegics Can Benefit From

Paraplegics face countless challenges on a daily basis that most people aren’t at all aware of. Fortunately there is plenty of support available to you from the healthcare community. This includes a team of professionals, starting with doctors and nurses for treatment after your injury, and extended to occupational therapists who will continue to support you on an ongoing basis….

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