FREE SHIPPING on Most Orders Over $75! No Code Necessary! | Exclusions Apply
Swipe to the right

December 2015

Best Hospital Beds for the Home

By December 23, 2015 1768 Views No comments

Hospital beds are available in many sizes and functions. Modern hospital beds are very adaptable to the changing needs of individual patients as well as from one patient to another. While sleeping, many patients require a flat, level surface to sleep. While awake, many patients require head elevation, or foot elevation and often elevation in the knee area for comfort or for therapy.

Medically Edited and Reviewed by Dr. Erin Zinkhan MD, BSBE

Updated: 05/24/2019

Oxygen Concentrator Expertise

By Paul Garica December 22, 2015 1266 Views No comments

Whether low-cost shipping or promotional accessories, medical supply companies offer many incentives to portable and stationary concentrator customers. However, there is one perk to ordering an oxygen concentrator from Vitality Medical: expertise. This is crucial, because oxygen concentrators are life-essential medical devices. Vitality Medical team members must be internally certified to help oxygen concentrator customers -- even if it's simply to order an accessory like an external battery.

Medically Edited and Reviewed by Dr. Erin Zinkhan MD, BSBE

Updated: 06/19/2019

Living With COPD

By Jared Soper December 18, 2015 1162 Views No comments

Did you know that at least 12 million people in the United States alone have been diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (aka COPD)? We recognize this is a problem and we are here to help.

Medically Edited and Reviewed by Dr. Erin Zinkhan MD, BSBE

Updated: 05/03/2019

Choosing an Ostomy Bag

By December 14, 2015 2211 Views 1 comment

Ostomy Bags are often referred to as ostomy pouches or ostomy appliances. They come in three different types and with numerous options. The three types of ostomy bags are colostomy bags, ileostomy bags and urostomy bags. A colostomy is a surgically created opening into the colon through the abdomen. It allows stool to bypass a diseased or damaged part of the colon. An ileostomy is a surgically created opening into the small intestine through the abdomen.

Medically Edited and Reviewed by Dr. Erin Zinkhan MD, BSBE

Updated: 07/14/2019

Selecting Compression Therapy Products

By Jared Soper December 3, 2015 1367 Views No comments

If you experience chronic swelling or tingling in your limbs, or if you are confined to your bed for most of the day, there is a good chance your life could be improved with the use of compression therapy. Whether you are preventing deep vein thrombosis (DVT), applying gradient pressure to circulate blood flow, or reducing limb swelling through active pump pressure, compression therapy has a wide range of uses and applications. Once you find the right therapy, you will be well on your way to going about your day much more comfortably.

Medically Edited and Reviewed by Dr. Erin Zinkhan MD, BSBE

Updated: 06/26/2019

G-Tube Feeding Tips

By December 2, 2015 1819 Views No comments

Medically Edited and Reviewed by Dr. Erin Zinkhan MD, BSBE

Updated: 05/8/2019

A G-Tube is a flexible tube that enters the stomach through a surgical incision, called a stoma. Anytime something enters the body there is a risk of infection; therefore, it is important to wash hands frequently, keep the stoma clean and wash feeding containers daily.