Are you or a family member in need of artificial limbs or custom prosthetics? While 3D printing may very well be the way of the future, there are a few reasons why it's not quite ready yet for mass production. Today, the best source of custom prosthetics is still companies that are dedicated to the process of building and designing them.
1. There Is No Quality Control
3D-printed prosthetics do not undergo testing or quality control.
If someone in your home is in a wheelchair, you should make it accessible to them, including the bathroom. This will make it much easier for them to navigate, and help them be more independent:
Bathtub and Shower
A fixed or rolling shower seat in the bathroom shower can accommodate some wheelchair users. You can install the seat at different heights. This allows the person to sit while they are taking a shower.
Regular eye checkup appointments are crucial in ensuring that minor problems are quickly identified. Adults between the age of 20 and 30 should get an eye exam every 2 years. One of the most common ocular conditions diagnosed is known as the recurrent corneal erosion syndrome (RCES). The statistics involving the frequency of which RCES occurs has not yet been verified due to the fact that RCES is quite often misdiagnosed. This article will dive into what RCES is, how to identify the symptoms, and how to diagnose and treat the syndrome.
Depression, while considered common in adults, also affects the elderly population but is much less discussed. This condition can be serious, and can increase the risk of cardiac diseases among the elderly, as well as increasing the risk that illnesses will cause death. If your loved one is suffering from depression, it is crucial to help them get medical treatment as soon as possible from a qualified senior mental health center.
Have you noticed an itchy rash since you started using your tablet computer or smartphone? You might think it is just your imagination, but there are new allergies popping up associated with mobile phones and wearable devices. Allergy testing is showing some people are sensitive to the materials used to make these products. What type allergy do you have if your smartphone makes you itch and what can you do about it?