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…

How to Rent a Wheelchair

How to Rent a Wheelchair

The need to rent a wheelchair can arise at almost any time. Injuries, accidents, surgeries, and visiting relatives are all common situations that may require a wheelchair for a short period. Where can you get a wheelchair for a day or two? You can always ask around—friends or family may have an old wheelchair in…

Renting Medical Equipment for the Holidays

Renting Medical Equipment for the Holidays

The Holiday season brings families together to celebrate. What can you do if you have a family member with special needs visiting your home this holiday season? Rent! There is no need to purchase medical equipment when you can rent a specific item for a few days or weeks. The Rental ‘Essentials’ By rental ‘essentials,’…

Wheelchairs & Transport Chairs: What’s the Difference?

Wheelchairs & Transport Chairs: What’s the Difference?

We have customers come in every day of the week looking for a wheelchair. The majority of these customers ask the same question: What is the lightest wheelchair you have? Unfortunately, most wheelchairs worth their salt are going to be heavy or very expensive. Why? Well, first off, the lightest frames (carbon fiber) cost a…