Vein health and Restless Leg Syndrome


Restless leg syndrome is a condition that afflicts women more than men by a 2:1 margin and it causes the legs to move uncontrollably. The symptoms usually manifest themselves in the evening or at bedtime. Moving slightly will provide temporary relief, but remember the relief is only temporary. You will know you have RLS [...]

Vein health and Restless Leg Syndrome2020-05-23T15:53:21-04:00

COVID-19 Preparedness


With the Coronavirus ravaging society, many businesses have been shut down as a precaution to stop the spread of Covid-19. When you call our office at Care-Med, we will ship the products you need directly to your home at no charge. To help with measurements, we send out the equipment you need to complete [...]

COVID-19 Preparedness2020-05-12T13:33:33-04:00

What types of diabetic footwear do you need?


Diabetes is caused when your blood sugar is too high. Insulin is the chemical that breaks down glucose that comes from the food you eat and helps distribute glucose to the cells in your body for energy. When your pancreas isn’t making enough insulin or none at all, the glucose will stay in your [...]

What types of diabetic footwear do you need?2020-04-29T21:36:13-04:00

Orthotics for Cycling


Cycling is an excellent hobby, and for the cycling enthusiast, the freedom to ride on a beautiful day is a great way to spend leisure time. For those who use their bike are their primary source of transportation, it is the way to get to and from work or activities. Yet, cycling takes a [...]

Orthotics for Cycling2020-04-01T13:06:52-04:00

Lymphatic Self-Massage


Lymphatic self-massage is a gentle massage that can help you manage your lymphedema. Doing this massage daily can help you decrease the swelling in your lower body. After learning from a therapist, you can use the resources below to help guide your daily massages at home. What to know before you start the [...]

Lymphatic Self-Massage2020-03-23T21:49:20-04:00

Shin Splints


Shin splints can come from a variety of causes, and the condition is excruciating for the sufferer. To get an idea of the scope of the problem, understand that it is not just a condition that people who engage in physical training get. Shin splints come from several different conditions that people experience, and [...]

Shin Splints2020-03-19T15:35:12-04:00

Drew Shoes, a large selection of styles and colours


When you are experiencing the ‘agony of da feet,’ know that there is relief for your feet with Drew Shoes. They are the oldest company in existence – 143-years and counting – and they are the top shoe company for people with special shoe needs. To get the best care anywhere, Care-Med is your [...]

Drew Shoes, a large selection of styles and colours2020-03-12T13:33:06-04:00

Compression Wear for Health


Chronic pain is no laughing matter, it can be debilitating, and reduce the quality of life a person can enjoy. Fortunately, developments in the medical community are evolving to reduce the problems a person can face through the use of compression wear. When compression wear was first developed, it was designed to alleviate chronic [...]

Compression Wear for Health2020-02-27T22:04:12-05:00

Alleviating Tennis Elbow with Compression


Almost nothing can ruin the enjoyment of playing tennis as much as an elbow that hurts. Every stroke in the game requires flexing the joint and a follow through with force except for drop shots. Most people cannot tolerate the pain and avoid playing instead, a decision that sacrifices the benefits of healthy exercise [...]

Alleviating Tennis Elbow with Compression2020-03-12T13:45:43-04:00