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Cheats for Incontinence Sufferers

Cheats for Incontinence Sufferers

At work or at play, these little tips will help anyone suffering from incontinence get the most out life, at work and at play! With over 200 million affected by it worldwide, if you suffer from incontinence, you’re not alone. And while incontinence can at times create obstacles that get in the way of the things you want to do,…read more →

Life’s A Beach

Life’s A Beach

The Snow’s on the ground, the mercury has fallen, and it’s definitely Winter in the Okanagan! And while some wait for the arrival of Spring in a few months and the balmy days of Summer that follow, others choose the fastrack to warmer days, heading south to more tropical climbs. But for those with ostomies, warmer temperatures means taking specific…read more →

Living with Incontinence

Living with Incontinence

  If you, or your loved one, are dealing with incontinence then you have come to the right place. Here at Cooper Medical Supplies we care two lines of quality Disposable Absorbent Products,  Under Garments, Dribblestop Clamps, Barrier Creams, Enema Supplies, Leg & Night Supplies, Catheters and Washable Underpads to meet all or your incontinence requirements. Stop by Cooper Medical Supplies at…read more →

Home Safety Checklist | injuries

Home Safety Checklist | injuries

Injuries can result from seemingly innocent things around your home—many of which are easily fixed or adapted after you do some detective work to track them down. The following home safety checklists will help you inspect your home for evidence of trouble that may be waiting to happen. Every home safety checklist NO answer is a clue that your home…read more →

What Are Compression Socks?

What Are Compression Socks?

Compression or support socks are designed to increase your blood flow and provide support.  The purpose of compression socks is to provide graduated pressure to your lower leg and foot.  The graduated pressure forces the surface veins to narrow and arterial pressure to increase, causing less blood to pool in the feet. Instead, the blood returns to the heart, as…read more →

The Difference Between a Walker and a Rollator

The Difference Between a Walker and a Rollator

People often are confused about the difference between a walker and a rollator.  Both walkers and rollators are designed to help people with mobility or balance issues to get around safely, but there are differences between the two. Walkers have four legs. All four should be in contact with the ground when walking.  This allows for stability and partial weight…read more →

Picking A Cane | Canes

Picking A Cane | Canes

A cane is used to help you balance as you walk or to bear weight to compensate for an injury or disability.  Did you know there are different types of canes? A single tip cane has one contact point with the floor. It is used when balance assistance is the needed function. A multi-tip cane has more than one contact…read more →

Traveling With An Ostomy

Traveling With An Ostomy

Don’t let your ostomy keep you from traveling. With a little bit of advanced planning, an ostomate can be prepared for most situations that may be encountered on a trip away from home. A bit of forethought can go along way. Here are some tips to get you started. Download our free e-book guide on Traveling with an Ostomy here