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Padded Seat Cushions
Rojo: Typically the cushion should be patient specific' and a rojo cushion is a pretty good one. Hopefully, the individual underwent pressure mapping to assure a proper fit; an improper fit might lead to skin breakdown and pressure 'ulcers' which require medical intervention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whatever feels good: In medical school, i studied in armchairs, coffee shops, barnes and noble, in bed, in a park, in the car, etc. Whatever works for you, go for it. Good luck, and happy studying! ...Read more
Try them out: Everybody is built differently. Everybody experiences pain differently. Just like buying a dress or pair of jeans, you have to try one out to see if it is right for you. ...Read more
Let me tell from: Experience the best one is the daunt one which suspend the area. ...Read more
Child has jra and school occupational therapist suggested her using a cushion to sit on for her chair. Why?
Comfort: May have hip involvement and elevating her seat will be more comfortable for her. ...Read more
I'm curious if a car seat that had my Mom's cushion she used 4 incontinence that was removed 6 months back could have transferred ecoli that's alive?
Ecoli on car seat: Hello ! Odd question. MOST LIKELY NOT. But you still have option to wipe seat with Chlorox wipes and that will kill every thing in sight ! And hopefully your Moms habit was to sit on the cushion CLOTHED, and thirdly, bugs in DRY WARM SUNNY spot die quick ! thanks ...Read more
What is ergonomically better for my all day sitting job (seat or back cushion)? And can either help with orthostatic hypotension?
AV valve development: In normal development, the primitive atrioventricular (av) canal joins the atria to the ventricles. At four to five weeks of gestation, the superior and inferior endocardial cushions of the common av canal fuse and lead to the formation of the mitral and tricuspid valves and the av septum. Failure of these cushions to fuse properly results in a broad range of av septal defects and av valve defects. ...Read more
Foam Inserts: It is a quick "fix" for ill fitting dentures. A well fitting denture has intimate contact with the soft tissues and does not require any foreign material to fill in excess space. Over the long run, you will feel better and spend less having your denture relined or remade by a dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No pressure, no sore: Is the general rule. People with normal sensation and mobility never stay in one position for too long. Pressure over a bony prominence can cause skin injury in as little as two hours. That is why debilitated patients and those with spinal cord injuries are placed on pressure-relieving mattresses, turned and repositioned frequently and checked for the presence of early pressure sores frequently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Try a few: I believe the best would be if you can get as round inflatable on open in the middle ( donut shape).Why don't u see a proctologist he can possibly relieve you from your problem once and for all and is not necessarily surgery. ...Read more
Cushion pillow: I think cushion pillow is more comfortable and better for back and extremities than sitting on concrete alto. ...Read more
I left some cups on the floor the dog drank out of them is it safe to re wash and use again if dog has cushions disease ?
Cushing's disease?: Is overactive adrenal glands and is not communicable. Wash the cups and use as you normally would. thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I have exactly the pain as described above by ."a member asked" please help,as i am 71yrs old,and in pain, have backproblems at L4& L5...cushions gone?
Distressing ...: I'm sorry I can't see the pain description from another questioner, but certainly degenerative joint disease/arthritis is a common cause of pain as we get older: deterioration of the discs/cushions with stiffness & strain of the supporting muscles. See doc for diagnostic eval, then rest, ice and/or heat, proper exercise/conditioning, pain/anti-inflamm meds, TENS, relaxation: multiple strategies! ...Read more