CPAP cleaner

New Product: SoClean

The purpose of a CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is to take away the struggle you may have between breathing and sleeping at night. However, the benefits of a CPAP go much further than simply reducing the struggle of breathing and sleeping; users have also reportedly stated they have had more energy and better mental alertness throughout the day, as well as IMMEDIATE symptom relief.

A CPAP machine is a great asset for not only you but also your bed partner by making it easier for them to sleep, too. However, it is important that you minimize the some of the most common CPAP problems–one of them being the regular maintenance and cleaning of the CPAP.

Your CPAP is FILTHY!

In order to keep your CPAP from becoming absolutely filthy (which can happen easier than you think!), the CPAP mask must be cleaned on a daily basis. Think about it, germs  are everywhere you go. They say even the inside of your home may contain more germs than the outdoors!

For example, studies show that items such as the keyboard of your computer and other appliances that you touch each and every day have been known to have more germs and bacteria than a toilet seat. If this is so, can you imagine what may be lurking on your CPAP equipment if not properly cleaned on a daily basis?

Why You Should Choose SoClean

SoClean is the easiest way to sanitize your CPAP equipment. Not only does it naturally clean your CPAP mask for you, but it also is highly effective when cleaning because it uses activated oxygen, a potent natural disinfectant, in order to prevent harmful contamination from different molds, bacteria and viruses. Some of the benefits of the SoClean machine include:

  • Easy, safe and natural sanitization
  • Contaminant resistance
  • Large mask range
  • Eliminated disassembly
  • Destroys 99.9% of bacteria, viruses and mold
  • Completely automated, time-saving operation
  • Cleans your mask, hose and machine all at the same time!

Cleaning your CPAP properly can help you thoroughly benefit from continuous positive airway pressure safely and effectively. For more information regarding the new SoClean product, please visit our Facebook page or give us a call at 419.678.4979 today!

5 Signs Knee Pain is Interrupting Your Daily Living

Person holding knee from painMany times we ignore knee pain and think it is just part of aging. Or maybe we did too much the day before that caused stress on the knee joint. However, knee pain can lead to arthritis and over time that arthritis can cause loss of mobility. How do you know when to address pain? What are signs – regardless of your age – you should look for?

5 Signs Your Knees are Not Healthy

  1. Changes in Pain.

    If you are waking up and feeling soreness in your knee, maybe there is a problem. After a night’s rest you should feel refreshed, not tangled and sore. A sure sign there is a problem is waking up day after day with joint soreness in your knees.

  2. Changes in Appearance.

    If you are seeing redness, swelling, and your knee feels tender to the touch, there is a problem. This could lead to arthritis and needs to be addressed immediately. Especially after an injury this needs to be checked. Nothing worse than sore knees that seem to be better until you do something, and then they are red and swollen immediately after the activity.

  3. Losing Your Range of Motion.

    Finding it difficult to perform daily tasks that used to be easy? How do you adjust? Sometimes we compensate for knee pain and don’t realize we have an issue. When you are losing range of motion of daily tasks, there is a problem with your knees.

  4. Deformation of the Knee Joint.

    Sometimes your knees start shifting due to age or activities you engage in on a daily basis. The knees can point toward each other and look knock-kneed or away from each other and look bow-legged. It happens, and when it does, it can cause pain in the knee joint and be a precursor to arthritis.

  5. Popping, Cracking, Locking, and Buckling.

    Is your knee a bit noisy when you bend or locks when you stand straight? Does your knee buckle when you climb a set of stairs? These are signs something is not right! It is time to get it checked out before your knees gets worse.

The above signs are warnings to you something is up, the knee is not functioning properly, and you need to get your knees examined by a physician soon. When your knees are failing or starting to make life less mobile, maybe it is time to investigate a lift chair to help with mobility and keep your independence while living.

 

Last week a daughter brought her elderly mother into the store shopping for a lift chair because her mom has been struggling to get up out of her old recliner ever since the arthritis in her knees was getting worse.

 The daughter could tell that her mom was having trouble and decided that it was time to invest in a new chair. We showed both of them the variety of chairs that we have on the showroom floor, and let her try each one on for size. We found the one that fit her best and was most comfortable for her. We showed her how simple it was to operate – two buttons, an up and a down. She found it very easy to use! When she was ready to get out of the chair we simply raised her up, and all she had to do was walk up out of the chair.

 She was amazed how easy it was to get up and her knees didn’t bother her when she did it! She loved it, and we were able to deliver her new chair the same day!

 Are your knees causing you trouble with mobility? It is time to check out a lift chair and make life easier. Stop by New Visions where we have many lift chairs to choose from. We’re offering $50.00 off this month!