Daily Living

Tips To help You Avoid Sunburns!

Tips To help You Avoid Sunburns!

Ok, we admit, this Summer hasn’t exactly shaped up as being one for the record books. But don’t be fooled. There’s still plenty of sunshine and hot weather to come. Earlier this month, we posted an article on hydration, to help your body maintain the fluids it needs. Well, dehydration isn’t the only thing to watch out for when you’re…read more →

Matters of the Heart

Matters of the Heart

If you’re one of the six million Canadian adults (approximately one in every 5) who suffers from high blood pressure, the bad news is high blood pressure can be a serious warning sign of something ominous to come, like a heart attack or stroke! The good news is that high blood pressure can often be reduced, and many times without…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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →