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Living with Lymphedema

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Living with Lymphedema

Exercise regularly and eat properly Always check with your doctor first before starting a new exercise program.  Discontinue any exercise that causes unexpected pain. If your arm or leg (on the side where you had surgery) becomes tired during exercise, cool down, then rest and elevate it. Avoid infections Wear gloves while doing housework or gardening.  Avoid cutting your cuticles when manicuring your nails. Use care when cutting your toenails.  Frequently wash your hands Protect your skin from scratches, sores, burns and other irritations that might lead to infection. Use electric razors to remove hair and replace the razor head frequently. Use...

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Care & Maintenance of Compression Garments

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Care & Maintenance of Compression Garments

To maintain your compression garment, we recommend the following:  Hand wash in warm water daily to maximize therapeutic effectiveness and prolong the life of your garment.  Use a small amount special compression garment washing detergent or another mild soap.  Rinse garment well, roll in a towel to remove excess water, hang to dry. Some Juzo garments may be machined wash and dry, use the lowest permanent press settings. A garment bag is strongly recommended and available in the Juzo® Compression Therapy Care accessory package. Wash dark colors separately from other clothing. DO NOT USE: bleach, chlorine, fabric softeners, or other laundry additives. These may...

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The Advantages of Powder Coating Ramps and Railings

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The Advantages of Powder Coating Ramps and Railings

BC MedEquip uses powder coating on ramps and railings and is available in a variety of colors. Powder coating is a polyester based electrostatic spray powder coating that is widely used to paint and protect a variety of metal substrates such as steel and aluminum from environmental factors. This process can also be used to provide colour options to match existing colours both inside and outside the home. Polyester electrostatic spray powder coating is applied through a spray process where the part is electrostatically sprayed with a dry powder that is fluidized with air and then is cured. Powder coatings can...

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Breezy Everyday Products On Sale Now!

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Breezy Everyday Products On Sale Now!
BREEZY EVERYDAY PRODUCTS ON SALE NOW!

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IWALKFREE needed for Pro Football Coach from BC

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IWALKFREE needed for Pro Football Coach from BC
A successful professional football coach and recently published author, Marcel Bellefeuille, re-ruptured his Achilles tendon. He wanted nothing to do with crutches for his 6 weeks non-weight bearing recovery so he went to the best alternative he knew, the iWALK2.0.

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