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The 5 Best Posture Correctors

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Posture correctors are designed to reeducate and retrain your back’s musculature to help you develop and maintain a healthier and upright position (Source). Men and women say that these posture corrector/back brace combos provide a gentle reminder to fix their posture. Whether it’s to snap out of a slouch, unroll their compressed shoulders, or erect […]

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The 5 Best Braille Watches

Braille Watches

Braille watches are adapted timepieces that enable the visually impaired and blind to tell time (Source). These watches for the blind feature tactile embossments on the dial that help sight impaired users tell time, so it’s not technically ‘braille’ (Source). The tactile markings are commonly configured so that the 3, 6, and 9 hours are […]

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The 5 Best Dressing Sticks

Dressing sticks are designed to make it easier for you to get dressed if you suffer from mobility limitations (especially post-surgery) or if you or a loved one lack the use of a hand or or arm (Source). Generally, they’re wooden or plastic sticks with different shaped hooks on either end to help you pull […]

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The 5 Best Sock Aid Kits

Sock aids are adaptive dressing equipment designed to help you pull on socks or stockings if your mobility is temporarily or permanently disabled (Source). An added benefit is that it helps disabled or elderly individuals retain their independence. They are essentially ‘foot chutes’ that your sock slides over, allowing you to insert your foot inside, then pulling […]

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The 5 Best Sinus Rinse Kits

​Nasal irrigation kits are designed to relieve sinus congestion caused by sinusitis, allergies, cold and flu, dry air, work-place pollutants, hay fever, and more (Source). All without taking drugs with their undesirable side effects (Source).These nasal rinse systems are considered a safe and powerful means of cleaning out your nose- helping you sleep better at […]

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The 5 Best Dental Mouth Openers

Dental mouth openers have long been used as practical dental-care devices, useful for keeping the lips off of the teeth (Source). They’re often employed in conjunction with teeth-whitening kits and for general home and professional dentistry uses.  They’ve recently gained internet notoriety because of the popular Watch Ya Mouth party game (Source). The game pits players, […]

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The 5 Best Swivel Seats Reviewed

Swivel Seats

Swivel seat cushions work in cars (usually) or regular chairs, enabling users to perform 360 degree turns to facilitate transitions up to standing, or down to sitting positions (Drive Medical). These cushions help the elderly, the disabled, or those recovering from injuries to avoid painful and unhealthy back and hip motions by rotating to standing […]

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The 5 Best Post Op Cast Shoes

Post Op Cast Shoes

Post op cast shoes are a necessity whenever a professional athlete (such as a Basketball or Football player) or even just an everyday Joe suffers from a moderate-to-serious foot or ankle injury (such as a broken foot or ankle) that requires surgery.After the successful completion of said surgery and/or fitting of the cast, the person must […]

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The 5 Best Air Cushions Reviewed

Air Cushions

Air cushions provide inflatable seat padding for general comfort and more serious medical requirements (bedsores, sciatica, degenerative disc disorder etc.) (Source). The inflated cushion helps to distribute your weight across the surface of the air cells, alleviating pain, discomfort and skin breakdown. One high-end example is the the Roho cushion, which is built from clusters […]

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The 5 Best Dysphagia Cups Reviewed

Dysphagia Cups

Adaptive drinking cups can help keep a loved one with a debilitating health problem, or someone who is simply weak with age, properly hydrated (EasierLiving).There are some different styles and designs to these adaptive drinking cups. Some have snorkel lids, some have weighted bases with wide-grip handles, and some include vents that help control the […]

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