Medical Stuff

A compact electric wheelchair with hand controls.
Electric wheelchair.
This is mostly stuff related to the world of medicine - items used by nurses, or people with mobility issues, or found in hospitals and on store shelves, including examples of herbal extracts and natural products.  Personally, I'm not a big fan of medicines and would much rather use a natural product wherever I can, but there are some things that no vegetable, herb, or minerals can fix on their own, so overall I'm grateful there are medicinal ways to help fix some things in our lives.

My husband is alive today because of medicine, and without it, I'm pretty sure he wouldn't be here. He did end up spending a year in a wheelchair (why I have access to so many mobility accessories, so there will be more added later!), but with therapy, and a lot of hard work and sweat on his part (and a lot of angst on my part), he has been walking and driving again for a couple of years now ... in fact, he's progressed to the point where he has a gym membership and not only uses the bikes and stair climbers, but the treadmill.

We're pretty thankful for his recovery!

Recovering, however, takes a very long time. Surgeries created a lot of nerve damage, which he is still working on today. He may never be 100% what he was before the problems began, but we also feel like we have nothing to complain about. Many others who have suffered just one of his conditions (A.L.L.) didn't live to tell the tale, and others with similar neck and back surgeries are still quadriplegic or paraplegic. He was both of those for a while too, so walking, biking, driving and all those other things are the icing on his cake after all that work to recover. Whose going to complain about cake and icing?  Not us. We're super grateful, very happy about his current state, and enjoying every bit of life that we can!
Bottles of medicine with caps off.
Bottles for prescriptions.


A medicine bottle minus it's cap.
Medicine


A hospital IV stand with tubes.
Hospital IV Stand


A hospital TV monitor with swivel arm and wall mount.
Hospital Swivel TV


A hospital blood pressure cuff mounted on the wall.
Wallmounted Blood Pressure Cuff


A doctor or nurse's stethescope with red covering.
Stethoscope

A manual pump blood pressure cuff.
Blood Pressure Cuff