Durable Medical Equipment

Wednesday, April 30, 2003

Apex Dynamics

Apex Dynamics Healthcare Products new Apexlift 450H is a compact hydraulic patient lift with the latest ergonomic design. It is easy to maneuver through tight spaces, and its arc shaped boom increases lifting range.

Barrier Free Lifts
Barrier Free Lifts’ UniLex sling is a combination of two Barrier Free Lifts slings. Featuring silky smooth parachute material, the UniLex looks like the Universal sling combined with the leg strap shape and body fitting design of the Lexa sling without head support.

Burke’s Tri-Flex II is a bariatric bed frame with a sliding surface for easier width expansion/retraction; rotating, easy to use side rails; narrower frame for improved doorway clearance; one button Trendelenberg functions in hand pendant; improved trapeze efficiency enhancing patient access; retractable mattress stops; tutorial scale display.


BodyVac’s new in-bed bathing system is for people unable to use a bath or to shower themselves. It washes the full body and hair, avoiding the uncleanliness that leads to pressure ulcers. The patented showerhead sprays warm water while simultaneously vacuuming up the used water. And the bed sheets remain dry. BodyVac reduces the burden of care for family and professional caregivers. A urine collection option enables patients to use a remote control to urinate into the vacuum hose and wash themselves while remaining in bed.

Drive Medical
Drive Medical Design & Manufacturing’s gull electric bariatric bed has a weight capacity of 600 lbs. Features include: all steel construction; quiet, smooth operation; split-pan design; bed height min: 18.25”; bed height max: 26.25”; overall length: 88”; overall width: 42”; limited lifetime warranty.

Great Ideas
Our Solution ComfortSeat Ultimate Bidet is a No Wipe Bidet seat that replaces the existing toilet seat. When physical challenges make wiping with toilet paper painful or impossible, the Ultimate Bidet allows users to clean themselves at the touch of a button. Features include front and rear warm-water wash with adjustable pressure and massing motion, adjustable warm air dryer, adjustable heated soft closing seat and is easy to install.

HealthCraft Product’s new PT Rail is a wall mounted support rail system, combines an solid feel with offset top and bottom rails to minimize wrist strain commonly incurred with traditional support rail systems. The low cost, excellent value and modern design of the PT Rail provide a sensible and attractive application for residential, as well as institutional use.

Med-Lift & Mobility is proud to introduce two new lift chairs to the 5500 series in its lift chair line, the 5500P & 5500T/W. This series will accommodate any individual from height 4’10”-6’4” in sizes petite, standard, and wide/tall. The 5500 series comes standard as a wall hugger with a battery back-up system in case of power failure.

MK Battery
MK Battery’s LS2606 is a compact, 12-Volt, 6-amp battery charger designed for use on both GEL and AGM lead acid batteries. Its microprocessor design along with charging and ready lights make this charger user friendly. Alligator clips make connection to any type of terminal possible.

Ongoing Care

Ongong Care Solutions’ ankle braces for ankle strains and lower extremity injuries feature an anatomic shell designed to fit either the left or right leg, to provide protection, comfort and inversion/eversion protection. The ankle braces also enhance circulation and reduce swelling.

Orthofeet’s stretchable shoes are designed for patients who need extra protection and style The shoes combine suede leather and spandex, which is both elastic and breathable. It stretches to conform to the contours of the foot, accommodating deformities such as bunions and hammer toes, and eliminating pressure on diabetic feet with lesions, poor circulation, and edema.

Mobility Inc.
Mobility Inc.’s RTS4000 is a 4” raised toilet seat offering a contoured gloss seat that looks and feels like a conventional toilet. It features non-slip grip handles ergonomically designed to fit the hand for comfort and safety in lowering and lifting, even for individuals with rheumatoid arthritis. The RTS4000’s larger C-shaped seat opening was designed for easier cleaning. Fits standard and elongated toilets.

Rose HealthCare
Rose Health Care’s Easy Comfort Rollator has adjustable height hand-les (34" to 38"); loop type hand brakes; easy grip hand bars; padded seat; easy folding for storage.