Mechanical Sling Lift vs No-Lift

As a caregiver have you injured yourself from manually lifting or re-positioning an immobile or weak patient or loved one? Have you as an immobile patient been injured yourself? Assistance is welcome and typically required. A device in the form of a portable sling lift has its challenges. A “no lift” system like the AgileLife brings safety , efficiency and monitored health to all involved....

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Can Temporary Immobility Lead to Long term Consequences?

In 2008 a critical care specialist at Johns Hopkins, Dale Needham, M.D., Ph.D, reviewed studies of intensive care unit (ICU) patients and data from The Johns Hopkins Hospital and concluded that the routine use of deep sedation and bed rest in ICU patients may be causing unnecessary and long-term physical impairment and poor quality of life after hospital discharge....

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