A Guide to Renting a Wheelchair for Spring Break

A Guide to Renting a Wheelchair for Spring Break

If you are going on Spring Break injured (or with an injured family member) you probably have some questions about how you’re going to get around. Should you rent a wheelchair when you get to your destination? Or should you rent a wheelchair before the trip? Can you fly commercial with a wheelchair? Questions like…

Shop Local and Find a Great Pharmacy

Shop Local and Find a Great Pharmacy

Have you wondered why every pharmacy you walk into looks the same? CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid, WalMart—they all look like they came out of the same pharmacy factory. Tile floors, tons of bright overhead lights, shelves that have exactly the same products at any location; these are just some of the noticeable features that make…

Find the Crutches You Need

Find the Crutches You Need

Crutches can be the most affordable option for both major and minor lower leg injuries. Knee scooters may be faster, but they are more expensive. Wheelchairs may be more comfortable, but they are slower. If you are in decent physical shape, why wouldn’t you get a nice pair of crutches for your recovery? Questions to…

Need a Lightweight Wheelchair? Take a Look at Transport Chairs!

Need a Lightweight Wheelchair? Take a Look at Transport Chairs!

Are you having trouble getting a wheelchair in and out of your car? What about carrying it upstairs or downstairs? Even ‘lightweight’ wheelchairs can be a struggle to move around. Do you need an affordable solution that can make lifting a wheelchair easier? A transport chair might be just what you’re looking for. What is…

A Message From Wil

A Message From Wil

Hey everyone! My dad has been taking some time off recently to remodel his kitchen, living room, and dining room (don’t worry, my mom approved it all). He asked me to write a ‘Message from Wil,’ detailing the changes I am helping my brother Alex make here at Ozzie’s. I’m sure some of you have…

Preventing Falls at Home

Preventing Falls at Home

Many of the worst falls seniors experience happen at home. Nearly 1 in 5 of these falls results in serious injuries like broken bones or a head injury. Even worse, around 47% of seniors who fall cannot get up without assistance! Falls at home can be prevented—you just need to add a few inexpensive products…

How to Know if You Need a Power Lift Recliner

How to Know if You Need a Power Lift Recliner

Deciding whether you should look into power lift recliners or not can be a tough decision. You probably have a few questions if you have thought about power lift recliners or lift chairs at all. Are lift chairs just for people with bad knees? I have people to help me get up, does this make…

5 Rules of Finding the Right Cane

5 Rules of Finding the Right Cane

Canes are the oldest piece of medical equipment. A cane is a walking stick, used to help with balance and stability due to injury or age. If canes have been around for so long, why is it still so hard to pick out the right one? The main reason canes are ‘hard’ to pick out…

One-Stop Post-Op Shopping

One-Stop Post-Op Shopping

One-stop shopping has become a staple of American life. Big box stores like Walmart, Walgreens and CVS offer huge inventories so you only need to make one stop. No matter how big the box stores get, however, they can’t have everything. A great example is big box stores having small inventories of post-op or post-surgery…

A Beginner’s Guide to Purchasing A Wheelchair

A Beginner’s Guide to Purchasing A Wheelchair

You have just been discharged from the hospital and are going to need a wheelchair for a while. One of your parents needs a new wheelchair to get around at family events. A wheelchair for disabled customers visiting your office would be a great thing to have. If any of these situations sound familiar you…

Chicago’s Largest Home Medical Equipment Selection

Chicago’s Largest Home Medical Equipment Selection

Medical supplies and equipment can be difficult to find when you’re in a hurry. Online shopping has made finding specific items easy, but these items can’t always be shipped quickly. If you need a specific item yesterday, what are your options? The answer to this question: Shop local! Local small businesses are more likely to…