It’s been five years since our last price increase. When our suppliers don’t increase their prices, neither do we. The pressures have caught up with everyone therefore effective January 1, 2022 there will be price increases across the board. The new prices will be reflected on our website as of January 1st however if you’d … Continue reading
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The manufacturer has notified us that beginning immediately the Relevator will no longer be available in sizes small/medium and large/xlarge. Instead, it will be produced in one size that should suit everyone’s needs. We will be in touch with customers with currently pending orders prior to shipment.
New study proves hip protectors are COST EFFECTIVE
A brand new study published in the January 2015 edition of Osteoporosis International has proven, yet again, that the use of hip protectors is cost effective. Looking at measurements from two perspectives – quality-adjusted life years and health insurance savings – it was found that both measurements show savings for patients in a German geriatric … Continue reading
Manitoba Falls Prevention Workshop
Congratulations to Louise Hutton and her team on the success of the Manitoba Falls Prevention Education Event! This very well attended event began with a review of Manitoba’s falls prevention evaluation results and brought together front line health care professionals working in acute, long term and community care to receive education on exercise, balance and … Continue reading
Yoga potentially detrimental to hip health?
According to a report in CBC news today, yoga practioners, and particularly those who have practiced for a long time, may suffer hip injuries. Riki Richter, a yoga teacher for 14 years, says, “women complain of hip pain after yoga classes, often those who are “hypermobile” with ligaments that are much looser than average. Its … Continue reading