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6 ways to prevent back pain through self-care

Back pain affects many but in different ways. Sometimes it can be a slight nuisance but is still manageable. However, for some, it can be intolerable and make it hard to do basic daily tasks. The good news is back pain can be treated through natural means, especially with the help of self-care. This article […]

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How to Make Your Home More Wheelchair Accessible

Collaborative Post If you’re moving house or you find you’re having to make your home wheelchair accessible, it’s important you’re doing absolutely everything you can. Although you may not be aware of all of the changes you need to make right away, there are a number of key things you should be doing as soon […]

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Why you should opt for an electric wheelchair over a manual wheelchair

Collaborative Post For those facing the choice between electric wheelchairs and manual wheelchairs, the decision can seem mind-boggling at times. But when the facts are laid out, the advantages of using a power chair are obvious. While manual chairs do have some plus points, they are vastly outweighed by the pros of their electric cousins. That […]

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Making sure the elderly don’t lose their independence

Collaborative Post Unfortunately, one of the sad aspects about getting older is that we can start to rely more and more on other people to help us get around in our day-to-day lives. There are, however, ways that people with limited mobility can maintain their independence, taking some of the weight off those who care […]

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Footwear choices for older people

Feet and the way people walk change as they get older. Some find their balance and mobility are impaired. So is there advice for everyone to help them stay comfortable and stable (as well as looking good!) in later life? We posed some questions we hear regularly to footwear retailer Brantano for their expert advice. […]

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