Durable Medical Equipment: What Does It Mean, and Is It Covered?

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When most Americans hear the term “medical expenses,” they’ll likely think of the costs of doctor’s appointments, hospital visits, and medications. But for millions of other Americans, annual medical expenses can also include the cost of certain medical equipment—and, often, that equipment is no cheap. But, luckily, many types of durable medical equipment are covered by most insurances and Medicare. Here’s what you need to know about durable medical equipment, and what is typically covered.

7 Tips to Prevent Common Athletic Injuries

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Avid athletes are susceptible to a wide variety of injuries related to their sport, and often, every sport has its own types of common injuries. However, there are a few athletic injuries that are frequently seen in athletes of all types, from runners to football players, and everything in between. Those injuries are sprains and strains. Luckily, there are a few steps that everyone can take—whether you’re a weekend warrior or a professional athlete—that will help to prevent these common athletic injuries.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Symptoms, Treatments, Prevention, and More

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In today’s world, most people spend a great deal of their days in front of a computer, either typing on a keyboard or clicking with a mouse. When they’re not engaged in these actions, many people spend their downtime playing video games or engaging in various activities on their smartphones. All of these actions can lead to a condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome. Here’s what you need to know about this condition, from causes to treatments and more.

How Medical Xpress Can Help You Find Your Next Lift Chair

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For many individuals with mobility issues, the simple act of standing from a seated position can be quite difficult. You may require a hand from a nearby person, or use a cane to help push yourself to your feet. But when you’re home alone, if you don’t have a cane or other item nearby to help you up, what do you do? Many people use lift chairs, which can ensure a person’s comfort while sitting, as well as their safety when trying to stand again. Here’s how Medical Xpress can help you find the right lift chair to suit your needs.

What Kind of Customer Service Can You Expect at Our Locations?

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Medical Xpress is proud to have 7 locations across the great state of Texas. Each location carries a variety of medical equipment and supplies, and no two stores are exactly alike. But what kind of customer service can you expect at these locations? Despite the slight differences in their geography and their inventories, every Medical Xpress location offers the same level of exceptional customer service. Here’s what you can expect when you walk into any Medical Xpress store.