Taking Care of Your Mobility Scooter in the Winter

Taking Care of Your Mobility Scooter in the Winter

Most people don’t use their mobility scooter outdoors during winter in the northern states. Aside from large outdoor-only models, most scooters can be dangerous to drive on ice or snow. Scooters, for the most part, are left in the garage. A common question is how to take care of a mobility scooter in the winter.…

A Message From Bill December 2019

A Message From Bill December 2019

Happy Holidays! This holiday season marks my 50th year working at Oswald’s! As each Christmas comes and goes, I look back over the years and realize how great it is to be part of our family business, now well into our 6th generation. Without a doubt, the holidays are my favorite time of the year…

Beat Internet Pricing: Shop Local!

Beat Internet Pricing: Shop Local!

Most shoppers today know that it’s tough to beat internet pricing. Shoppers also know the main disadvantages of buying online: being unable to try before you buy, bad customer service, or being able to talk to a knowledgeable sales associate. What if I told you that there are still tons of products that are cheaper…

Renting Medical Equipment for the Holidays

Renting Medical Equipment for the Holidays

Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner—do you need to rent any medical equipment for travel or hosting? The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for medical equipment rentals. This FAQ is intended to answer some of the most common questions regarding medical rentals during the holidays. Let’s get…

A Message From Alex November 2019

A Message From Alex November 2019

When helping customers at the store, one of my favorite things to hear is “this store is so unique! It’s unlike any other drugstore I’ve ever been in.” It’s even more exciting to hear it from a teenager or young parent who lives in town. While a lot of our customers have grown up in…

Nordic Walking Poles: Upgrade Your Cane

Nordic Walking Poles: Upgrade Your Cane

Living an active life after an injury, surgery, or long rehabilitation period can be tough. Activities like long-distance walking are hard with a cane or walker—equipment designed to help people walk, not exercise. If only there was a way to upgrade old medical device designs… Good news! Innovations have been going on for years in…

10 Reasons Why You Should Shop At A Local Pharmacy

10 Reasons Why You Should Shop At A Local Pharmacy

If you shop at a big chain pharmacy for your prescriptions and are unhappy with the service or wait times, you should look for a local pharmacy. When I say ‘local pharmacy,’ I mean any small-town, locally owned, or family-owned pharmacy. There are many reasons why you should consider a local pharmacy, and I’ve compiled…

Your Post-Op Recovery Checklist

Your Post-Op Recovery Checklist

If you have a major surgery scheduled for later this year, you’ll want to start thinking about recovery. Surgery is only half the battle—recovery is the other half. This article will list some of the most common major surgeries and the products that will enhance your in-home recovery. Broken Bone Recovery Overview: Bone breaks can…

A Message From Alex October 2019

A Message From Alex October 2019

We’ve got about a month left of Pop-Ice Season. Wait, you don’t know about Pop-Ice Season? Well, let me tell you about the favorite season of children in the Anderson family! Pop-Ice Season is named after Pop-Ice Freezer pops—you know, the tubes of colored ice that tastes vaguely like fruit and a lot like sugar.…

The Essential Medical Equipment Rental FAQ

The Essential Medical Equipment Rental FAQ

Renting medical equipment can be tough, so I’ve put together a list of the most popular rental equipment and the common questions that come with them. All items linked in this FAQ are examples of what specific rentals will look like (styles and extra features depend on your service provider). This is a comprehensive article.…

CPAP Supplies at Oswald’s Pharmacy

CPAP Supplies at Oswald’s Pharmacy

Over the past few years, our CPAP supply has been one of our fastest-growing home medical equipment sections. CPAP masks, accessories, and travel units are the products we focus on. Today I want to highlight some of our most popular products and talk about their features. Remember: fully assembled CPAP masks and all CPAP units…

Pride VivaLift! Series: Find Your Perfect Lift Chair

Pride VivaLift! Series: Find Your Perfect Lift Chair

Pride Mobility’s VivaLift! lift chair line was released near the end of 2018. The Viva series has grown into a line of 10 chairs as of September 2019. You may be thinking “10 chairs, so what. How are these chairs special?” Well, the VivaLift! line was designed from the ground up after looking at years…