You may have heard of virtual reality games where people wear a headset and enter a virtual world. However, did you know that virtual reality can help patients with medical needs? Here's what you need to know about at-home therapeutic virtual reality. What is virtual reality? Virtual reality (VR) is a simulated experience that can be similar to or completely different from the real world. VR can include applications for entertainment and education purposes. [Read More]
Medical Supply Basics For Diabetes Management
If you have recently been diagnosed with diabetes, you're probably aware that you are facing some significant life changes. Although information about diabetes is widely known, it's not nearly as widely understood. This leaves many newly-diagnosed diabetics unprepared for what they'll need to do as they move forward after diagnosis. Here's a look at some of the medical supplies that you'll need to keep on hand, especially if you are insulin-dependent. [Read More]
Types of Dental X-Rays Commonly Taken With Machines
Digital X-ray technology is advancing rapidly and more and more dentists are opting to utilize these X-ray systems instead of their analog counterparts. However, you might not know what to expect when your dentist uses digital X-ray machines. Read on to learn more. 1. Intraoral X-Rays Intraoral X-rays help dentists locate cavities and examine the health of tooth roots and the jawbone that surrounds them. These X-rays can also help diagnose impacted teeth and other tooth eruption problems. [Read More]
What Type Of Mask Should You Get For Your CPAP Machine?
Sleep apnea is a very real problem that many people face around the world, and in America, almost 22 million people suffer from it. If you are diagnosed with sleep apnea, you will almost always be prescribed a CPAP machine if your condition is serious enough. CPAP machines help clear blockages in a less intrusive way than more serious machines, and they come with several different mask options. Here are a few different types of CPAP machine masks and a helpful guide to let you feel more informed when making your choice. [Read More]