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Take a Stand—Sitting, the Silent Killer

Sitting all day can be as dangerous for your health as smoking. Here are a few ways to improve your health by getting you up on your feet.


Top 5 Things to Keep You Traveling Comfortably

For people who travel frequently, plane rides can be uncomfortable and tiring to endure. These five items can help reduce discomfort while traveling.

Tips and Activities for Staying Active in the Fall

Fall is the perfect time to maximize your activities. Follow these tips and ideas to make the most of the fall season.

Take a Stand: Sitting, the Silent Killer

Did you know that sitting all day can be as dangerous for your health as smoking? Here are a few ways to improve your health by getting you up on your feet.

Activities for Active Seniors

Stay active in your senior years and finally enjoy the freedom of retirement. Here are some fun and active ways to enjoy your retirement years.

Recent Self Care and Health Care Posts

Senior couple on a walk during the wintertime

February 8, 2024

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Winter can be hazardous for anyone, but especially for senior citizens. They can be more at risk for a number of winter hazards, due to lower response times, more health issues, and more sensitivities. Follow these tips to stay safe during winter conditions.

February 7, 2024

Playing Sports and Wearing AFOs

Learn how professional athletes and kids can participate in sports while wearing AFO braces. Find out how to prevent leg irritation with the right socks for AFO braces.

Children running through grass with a soccer ball
Woman measuring leg with tape measure

January 23, 2024

Learn the 411 on When and Why You Should Replace Your Compression Products

How do you know when it’s time to replace your compression? Everyone knows when it’s time to replace your regular socks. They get threadbare, and maybe develop a hole in the toe or heel. Because compression socks are a medical device, there is a different standard to when you should replace them.

January 16, 2024

Orthotics 101

What are orthotics? An orthotic brace is something that is worn to improve mobility, relieve pain, align joints, or treat injury or medical conditions. There are many different styles of braces for nearly every part of the body.

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This is general information and not intended to diagnose or treat patients. It is the provider's responsibility to ascertain the appropriateness of individual applications
of compression therapy. Patients should always consult with their provider prior to wearing compression products.

Compression products should not be worn and are contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions: severe arterial insufficiency, cutaneous infections,
acute dermatitis, wet dermatosis, uncontrolled congestive heart failure, skin irritations, allergies to dyes.