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Doctor insights on: Shower Seats For Disabled

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How often should you shower ?

How often should you shower ?

Depends: On what your activity level is and how much you tend to sweat. If you exercise and work up a sweat daily, then you should bathe daily. If you rarely exert yourself, you should bathe every few days. It's mostly a matter of personal preference however. See this article: http://www.Nytimes.Com/2010/10/31/fashion/31unwashed.Html?_r=3;pagewanted=1;ref=fashion;. ...Read more

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Why should I continue to travel if i'm disabled?

Why should I continue to travel if i'm disabled?

Because it's fun: Traveling to new places and meeting new people can be fun. If you are disabled you will need a little advance planning to make sure your adaptive equipment will work well. Many helpful websites can give you ideas about destinations and handling disabilities while traveling. ...Read more

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Is masturbating in the shower common?

Is masturbating in the shower common?

Yes: Nobody's done a scientific study, but during a "men's weekend" for physicians some time back, this actually came up. A majority. ...Read more

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Is it okay to shower after accupuncture?

Is it okay to shower after accupuncture?

Yes: There are a few limitations after acupuncture but showering is not one. I have my patients not do any strenuous exercise, consume alcohol, consume lots of sweets, and engage in sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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Is cold shower good?

It can be: In lap land - it is a common practice to repeatedly move from a sauna into a cold dip in a river. This process can be used as part of a detoxification program. Changing back and forth from a cold to hot shower is a similar detoxification protocol. ...Read more

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How do I obtain disabled parking?

Are you disable?: Contact your driver license office , they will provide a form that must be completed by your physician and take it back to the d.L office , then they will provide you the sticker for your car. ...Read more

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What beds are made for disabled people?

Hospital beds: Hospital beds may be helpful for disabled people, but there are not specific beds for "disabled people". ...Read more

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What organizations support disabled children?

What organizations support disabled children?

UCP: United cerebral palsy is a great resource central and help all children with disabilities, not just cerebral palsy. They would be a great resource for you and your child. ...Read more

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IS It possible to use vics in shower?If so how?

IS It possible to use vics in shower?If so how?

Maybe: Vicks is a brand that has many different OTC products that include their NyQuil, DayQuil, QlearQuil, and the popular VapoRub. I am assuming you mean the VapoRub product which works primarily through medicated vapors. I feel that use in a shower would reduce how effective the product is but I am sure that you could apply it to the chest and throat or muscles and joints 10-20 minutes before shower. ...Read more

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How are support workers for the disabled trained?

Vocational programs: Persons wanting to learn how to help disabled persons, from a health perspective, probably get trained as nursing aides or nursing assistants. These are vocational programs, many times offered by schools that also train medical assistants. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm disabled and need advice.?

Re-post: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. ...Read more

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Could it be bad that im disgusted by disabled people?

Could it be bad that im disgusted by disabled people?

Disgust: The response of disgust often resembles similar feelings about one's own self, projected towards others. It's a way people can feel themselves to be "better than" others, and discharges insecurities. I won't put a value judgment on your feeling this way, but it will certainly interfere with your relationships. Disabled people may live more fulfilling lives than you do. ...Read more

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Is there any disadvantages to take shower after ironing?

Shower post ironing: It's fine to shower after ironing. What you are describing is an old wives tale ...Read more

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Could you help me! i felt like fainting while i was in the shower! what happened to me?

Could you help me! i felt like fainting while i was in the shower! what happened to me?

Faint: A hot shower can cause low BP and faintness. It could be relative dehydration but should get checked out to see if anything untoward is going on. ...Read more

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Should I shower everyday?

Should I shower everyday?

You can if you want: Daily showering is a personal hygiene decision. It has been suggested that daily showers dry out your skin but moisturizing can solve that issue. However, it is not necessary to shower daily if you feel comfortable and clean enough without it. Signs that you need showers are body odor as well as how you feel when you don't. If you exercise daily or are prone to heavy sweating, daily is best. ...Read more

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Is a shower good for chills?

Is a shower good for chills?

Might help: Chilling is one mechanism the body uses to raise the core temperature an occurs prior to the temperature going up. Also occurs in response to the differential between your and the environment's temperatures. If you take a hot shower you diminish the differential and may help alleviate the chilling. ...Read more

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How to shower if I have dog bites?

How to shower if I have dog bites?

Soap and water: Rinse, rinse, rinse. Triple antibiotic ointment after call your doctor if getting more red and swollen around it. ...Read more

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How can you shower with dog bites?

How can you shower with dog bites?

Dog bite wound care: You can shower and wet your dog bite anytime... And in fact i would encourage it if you already haven't done so. I hope you have already healed and that your scars are acceptable. If not, you can always see a plastic surgeon in consideration of scar revisions. ...Read more