November 27th, 2017 by admin in Industry News

Hate Painkillers? Lessen Pain and Promote Healing with the Right Medical Equipment

Pain of any kind, especially chronic pain, is incredibly difficult to live with, and both prescription and over-the-counter painkillers can have annoying, sickening, and even dangerous side effects. Painkillers often have long-term contraindications and increase users’ risk for various kinds of complications and disease.

Thinking about all the potential risk factors associated with pain medication is stressful and even frightening, but the right medical equipment that is customized to individual users can help remediate and possibly eliminate the need for painkillers.

There are a number of benefits in utilizing the right DME (Durable Medical Equipment) or HME (Home Medical Equipment). Customized medical equipment is specifically designed to promote healing, lessen pain and discomfort, and reduce physical stress to problem areas of the body. Issues that can be improved by DME include sprains, strains, hip injury, spinal disc injuries, muscle tears and spasms, lumbar spine injury, and much more.

No, medical equipment won’t always fully eliminate pain, but it is an effective means of lessening pain while increasing users’ ability to move and be active. Daily activities that are difficult or impossible with pain become possible while minimizing pain with the right medical equipment. Pain sufferers who have difficulty walking, standing, or even sitting can experience an improvement in their daily activities along with minimized pain with the use of customized medical equipment. DME such as a back or knee brace offers users the ability to go about their daily activities with minimized pain rather than be confined to a bed or chair.

While painkillers only help to lessen pain symptoms, customized medical equipment helps to minimize pain while helping promote healing and provide support, all without the potential side effects of medication.

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