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Prevent Pressure Ulcers With Assistive Devices


It is bad enough to be bound to a wheelchair, but it can it make all the more uncomfortable when you get pressure ulcers. Pressure ulcers are incredible painful sores that are formed from rubbing or pressing an area of the skin for a long period of time. It is not uncommon to find pressure ulcers on someone who is wheelchair or bed bound. Severe pressure ulcers can take months of even years to heal, so your best bet is to take steps to prevent them from forming in the first place. Luckily Assistive Devices is here to help. 

Preventing a pressure ulcer is much easier when you have Assistive Devices on your side. Although we have many options available to you, if you are looking for pressure ulcer prevention in your wheelchair you need to look into the Pressure Protection Solution. This comes with an incredibly comfortable wheelchair cushion. This cushion is made of high resilient foam. It provides optimal stabilization and positioning, while helping to protect your skin from breaking down. The best part about this pressure prevention cushion is that it is so easy to clean. All you have to do is remove the polyester cover and throw it in the washer!

Attempting to complete all of your activities of daily living in a wheelchair is tough enough as it is. Don't add more discomfort by neglecting to protect yourself against pressure ulcers. At Assistive Devices we offer great deals and free US shipping. Don't wait, start taking care of yourself today by ordering your Pressure Protection Solution. 

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Let Us Help You With Your Activities Of Daily Living

One of the most distressing parts about growing old, even for healthy people, is the fact that your day to day activities tend to get much more difficult. We have been working since 1992 to help our customers stay independent for longer. We offer a wide variety of assistive devices to make your activities of [...]

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