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Courtney Skean

January 18, 2017

Relieve Pressure Using these Effective Wheelchair Stretches

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Stretching and exercise are great ways to relieve pressure issues that come with prolonged sitting. Here are a couple of easy stretches that can be done, every day and without drawing undue attention to the exercise. Each technique can be done independently or with assistance; depending on your strength and balance. Be sure you are in a wheelchair of adequate weight when doing these stretches- for safety’s sake. Continue Reading

July 20, 2016

Bringing the patient home: 5 things you should know following a hospital stay

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Bringing home the patient – 5 simple steps to take following a hospital stay.

I recently helped my mother bring my father home from the hospital after quintuple bypass surgery. This transition was an eye-opening experience. I realized how emotionally draining and stressful it can be for everyone involved. When it is time for the patient to come home, everyone is relieved. At the same time, though, they may be wondering…what happens next?

Whether the hospital stay is a long or short one, there are some basic steps I’ve learned that you and your family can take to make sure the transition is as stress-free as possible.

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March 5, 2016

Big Picture 2016 – Thank You.

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SpinLife would like to thank our vendors for your attendance at this year’s Big Picture expo & event, and for your continued support in 2016.

We look forward to an even bigger, better event next year! Stay tuned for dates & more info.

 

Thanks again to everyone for a great Big Picture 2016 and see you soon!