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  • Hearing Tests: How Often You Should Get Them

    21 November 2018

    If you have a vision problem and you use glasses, you probably get your eyes checked once or twice a year. You may also be cautious about your teeth, and you make regular visits to your dentist for an examination. Most people are not aware that they should also get their hearing tested. As long as someone can hear they will consider this test inappropriate. However, you should frequently get your hearing tested.

  • Conductive & Sensorineural: The Types of Hearing Loss

    31 July 2018

    There are many different causes for hearing loss, and those experiencing it will encounter it as many different ways — but regardless of how it begins or progresses, it can be categorised into one of three broad 'types' of hearing loss. A hearing test can help to diagnose any of these and may help you to identify whether or not you're experiencing a problem. Here's a run-down of what each type consists of to give you an idea.

  • Does Your Parent Need Training to Use a Mobility Scooter?

    30 June 2018

    If your parent suddenly announces that they are going to buy a mobility scooter, then your relief at the thought that they'll get around more easily may be tinged with trepidation that they could hurt themselves or somebody else when they ride around. This may be really worrying you if your parent hasn't operated such equipment before or shows all the road sense of a headless chicken. Mobility scooter training may make your parent a safer user and make you feel a little better.

  • 3 Reasons Why Your Knee Scooter Is Hurting You

    26 February 2018

    Knee scooters are supposed to prevent pain and discomfort, but sometimes they do the opposite. If you feel achy or fatigued after using your scooter, here are 3 potential problem spots that could be the cause. The Height is Wrong A good knee scooter is height-adjustable because everyone's body is different. If the height of your knee platform isn't adjusted to your body, you won't be putting the right amount of weight on your 'good' leg.