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What is the best wheel chair cushion?

What is the best wheel chair cushion?

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 more

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Wheelchairs (Definition)

Wheelchairs are devices used for mobility by people who are temporarily or permanently ...Read more


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What cushion is the best for coccyx pain on a plane?

What cushion is the best for coccyx pain on a plane?

Donut: Most people do well with a donut type cushion that relieves pressure on the coccyx. ...Read more

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Is it better to sit on a cushioned chair or a hard chair for studying? What is the right height?

Is it better to sit on a cushioned chair or a hard chair for studying? What is the right height?

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

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What is the best orthopedic pillow?

What is the best orthopedic pillow?

There is no best-: -ortho pillow, the best pillow is 1 that is the most comfortable 4 U. What someone swears by, May be horrible 4 U. It's hit & miss. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What is the best brand of lumbar support pillow to be used with home sofas?

What is the best brand of lumbar support pillow to be used with home sofas?

There are many: The most simple of support pillows can be of help providing they give you the support your back needs. Work with your chiropractor or physical therapist to find the one that works for you. You cannot just buy something like that online in my opinion. You need to try it and make sure it is comfortable for you and gives you the support you need. ...Read more

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What is the best way to manage fluid on the knee?

What is the best way to manage fluid on the knee?

See a doctor: It depends what the fluid is really and the only way to diagnose that is by seeing a doctor. For instance if the fluid is blood from a trauma or from being on blood thinners then this is managed differently from if it is an arthritic process. ...Read more

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What is the best posture while typing?

What is the best posture while typing?

Posture: The best posture is sitting upright with your back straight. Avoid slouching or leaning forward. Try not to rest your hands or forearms on any solid surface. Take frequent breaks and try to avoid being in one position for a prolonged period of time. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to heal a rip on your hand from rock climbing?

What is the fastest way to heal a rip on your hand from rock climbing?

Palm lacerations: Heal well. Flaps are best sutured or if under tension gently approximated. Cleaning the wound to remove foreign material is esential. Good basic wound care prevents complications. If contaminated wounds that are not cleaned out fully or are from dirty areas such as farm or animal waste or bites shouls not be tightly closed or at times they are left open. Rather than think "fast' think safe. ...Read more

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What is the best posture brace?

What is the best posture brace?

Strong muscles: Unless you have scoliosis (curvature of the spine), the best way to improve posture is to strengthen the muscles that maintain posture in the proper position. Women have less upper body strength generally, concentrate on improving that & your back and abd muscles. Then your posture will improve, as well as your appearance, health, self-esteem,and your ability to work and play. ...Read more

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What is the best way to heel from elbow hyperextension?

What is the best way to heel from elbow hyperextension?

Time: These type of injuries take about 6 weeks to heal. A hinged elbow brace can be used to support the elbow and prevent further hyperextention, during healing. Ice, nsaid's and therapy are also helpful. Mostly it's a matter of time. ...Read more

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What is the correct way to wear a belt in the car?

What is the correct way to wear a belt in the car?

Four points: Shoulder belt will fit correctly when the rider is able to: 1) sit with his/her back against the seat back, 2) have the lower legs drop straight down, 3) have the lap belt cross the upper thighs, and 4) the shoulder strap crosses mid chest. ...Read more

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What is the best position when sleeping?

What is the best position when sleeping?

In general w the: Absence of specific health concerns, sleeping on the back is considered optimal. Sleeping on your back can aid the head ; spine to maintain a neutral position. The next best is sleeping on the side. Sleeping on your stomach usually requires you to have your head turned to the side for hours ; makes it difficult to keep the spine in a neutral position. It also puts pressure on joints ; muscles. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat knee and ankle pain from falling off a bike?

What is the best way to treat knee and ankle pain from falling off a bike?

RICE: R.I.C.E. ( rest, ice, compression dressing, and elevation of the joint) not the food rice, is an excellent treatment plan for acute, mild injuries to joints. If pain persists or the injury is more severe than mild, a formal evaluation by a physician may be warranted. Consult your physician who knows your medical history in regards to recommendations for medications. ...Read more

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What is the correct way to use your knee muscles when you go down the stairs?

What is the correct way to use your knee muscles when you go down the stairs?

Read this!: http://www.smilingbackmethod.com/articles/walking-downstairs.htm?b=1&font=serif.

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Help please? What is the best way to treat a bruised vein on the bottom of your foot?

Help please? What is the best way to treat a bruised vein on the bottom of your foot?

Heat and ibuprofen: A bruise over a vein is usually due to bleeding from the vein into the surrounding skin and subcutaneous tissue resulting in what is called a hematoma. This hematoma is trapped blood beneath the skin and is best treated with heat and ibuprofen. It usually resolves over about 10 days. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lay when resting a bad back?

What is the best way to lay when resting a bad back?

Depends: There is no specific position. Would say whichever position causes the least amount of pain. ...Read more

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Which computer chair is healthiest for the back?

Computer chair: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Is the best way 2 sleep laying flat on your back? If use r sleeping on your side, shouldn't the pillow be positioned in the space btw shoulder n neck?

Is the best way 2 sleep laying flat on your back? If use r sleeping on your side, shouldn't the pillow be positioned in the space btw shoulder n neck?

Depends: If you have back problems, bend your knees and also put a pillow or roll under your knees and between your knees. The pillow under the neck will support that. ...Read more

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What is the best way to keep a baby bleeding from a heel stick?

What is the best way to keep a baby bleeding from a heel stick?

Pressure: Hold a little pressure with a gauze pad immediately after the stick for 2 minutes. ...Read more

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