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Dry Heels Cracking You Up?

Dry Heels Cracking You Up?

Picture a dry, rugged landscape. Everywhere you look you see nothing but jagged cracks in the surface and coarse ridges and valleys. No, you’re not looking out at the vast beauty of the Grand Canyon… you’re looking at  your heels! Dry, cracked heels can be unattractive and uncomfortable. And no matter what you do, it seems like fixing the problem…read more →

Safety in the Bathroom

Safety in the Bathroom

The bathroom…. It’s a place of tranquility and relaxation; an escape where we can indulge and scan the daily paper without interruption or soak our troubles away in a warm, comfortable bubble bath. It also happens to be one of the most dangerous rooms in the home, especially when it comes to falls, which is the cause of 75% of…read more →

Holiday Shopping ideas

Holiday Shopping ideas

Like most people around this time of year, you share a love-hate relationship with holiday shopping. Once the comfy socks and knitted scarves are scratched off the list, what next? There are always the go-to gift card racks. But gift cards can seem so impersonal. Besides, how many iTunes cards can a person use? In the end, most of us…read more →

Returning To Work

Returning To Work

October 3rd was World Ostomy Day, a day each year intended to raise ostomy awareness. We though this edition of the blog might be a good one directed at first time ostomates planning a return to work! So you’ve had your ostomy surgery and are adjusting to life as an ostomate. You’re beginning to get back on your feet and…read more →

We’ve Got Nursing In The Bag

We’ve Got Nursing In The Bag

At Cooper Medical Supplies, while we cater to the needs of all kinds of everyday people and everyday medical and health related needs, the point of our spear is the health care professional. Supporting the most discriminating needs of health care pros means carrying the a complete selection of premium, brand name health care supplies to ensure we have what’s…read more →

Hot or Cold?

Hot or Cold?

It’s the age old question; hot or cold? After a day of activity, you find yourself suffering from joint or muscle pain. So, do you rush to the fridge to grab that ice pack, or calmer through the closet in search of that heating pad? For such simple treatments, it’s surprising so much confusion surrounds them. Cryotherapy (therapy using cold)…read more →

Are You On A Roll?

Are You On A Roll?

From convoluted contraptions that promise to tone abs, to cumbersome, expensive electronic machines that vibrate and shake away fat, for decades entrepreneurs have been creating and marketing all means of devices, promising to improve your health and fitness.  So who would have thought, in spite of the introduction of all those complex products, a simple foam roller would become the…read more →

First Aid… for Pets!

First Aid… for Pets!

In our last blog installment, we discussed First Aid, provided some resources to help build an efficient and practical first aid kit and for fun, threw in a few of the more bizarre first aid myths circulating out there. This time we’re bringing you the sequel to that blog installment, which we’re calling, “First Aid: Are you prepared – The…read more →

Are You Prepared?

Are You Prepared?

We’ve all seen the dramatic scenes on our favourite TV medical dramas, as courageous Doctors confront complex medical conditions from heart attacks to cancers, using an array of sophisticated instruments and finely honed skills to save lives. In real life, of course we rely on highly trained Doctors to fix us when we run into serious medical trouble. But did…read more →

Spring…Clean?

Spring…Clean?

It’s Spring time. The arrival of Spring means many things to many people. For most though, Spring has become the traditional time for that all-encompassing Spring Clean! While we often wait for this time of year to prompt us to ‘clean’ house, it’s important to remember that our homes can be germ collectors year-round. Maintaining the home on a daily…read more →