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Wound Care Tips You Should Know

Wound Care Tips You Should Know

While wound care may seem like a simple medical practice you can do at home, it is not always easy to properly treat and care for ruptures of the skin. If not treated properly, wounds can turn into much larger issues, such as infection, scarring, or other complications. In this article, we will share tips on how to properly care for wounds to promote healthy, fast healing.  Wounds You Should Treat at Home  The first thing you should do when…

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Skin Care Medical Items To Help You Survive the Winter

Skin Care Medical Items To Help You Survive the Winter

Winter is here, and with the cold temperatures comes dry skin. It is important to care for your skin year-round, but especially crucial for those in colder climates during the winter months. Your skin is the largest organ in your body, so keeping it healthy and taken care of is key! In this article, we will outline skincare items to help you survive the long and cold winter months this year.  Secura Skin Protector First up is the Secura Skin…

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Understanding the Delta Variant of COVID-19

Understanding the Delta Variant of COVID-19

For many across the world, the most frustrating part of the COVID-19 pandemic is its seemingly endless nature. After waiting a year of mask wearing and isolation, effective vaccines were released and began to be distributed throughout the population. But just as restrictions began to ease, whispers started to go around about the Delta variant of COVID-19. Now, many of those restrictions are going back up and people are being asked to use social distancing for a little longer until…

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6 Treatments For Sleep Apnea

6 Treatments For Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder. In fact, it’s thought to affect up to 7% of men and 5% of women in the United States. When you have sleep apnea, your breathing stops and starts again many times throughout the night. Left untreated, sleep apnea can lead to potentially serious problems, including high blood pressure, heart attack, and stroke. Luckily, there are several treatments that can control sleep apnea, protect your health, and improve difficult symptoms, like daytime sleepiness. …

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Disinfecting Your Home During a Pandemic

Disinfecting Your Home During a Pandemic

This past year, we’ve all recognized the importance of proper handwashing and social distancing to help combat COVID-19. With the new year approaching, many of us are already planning resolutions to organize or redecorate our living spaces. This is a particularly ideal time to thoroughly deep clean and disinfect your home. Follow these tips for cleaning your home as we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021:  Choose the Right Cleaning Routine — and Cleaner The Centers for Disease…

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Everything You Need To Know About MAP Prices

Everything You Need To Know About MAP Prices

Whether you order supplies for a hospital or you need to care for yourself or a loved one, there’s no question that medical supplies can come at a steep cost. A big part of this is because of Minimum Advertised Pricing (MAP), which mandates the minimum price at which a reseller can offer products. As there is no cap on maximum pricing, the cost of medical supplies can seem sky high. That’s why at ATC Medical, we aim to offer…

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4 Misconceptions About Catheters

4 Misconceptions About Catheters

It can be a daunting day for any patient when they learn that they’ll have to start living with a catheter, whether for a time of recovery or permanently. The very concept can make anyone wince with sympathy pain. But catheters are perhaps not as scary as we’ve built them up to be in our minds. There are a number of misconceptions going around about catheters that can make the news that you need one more stressful. In today’s blog,…

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How Close Are We To a COVID-19 Vaccine?

How Close Are We To a COVID-19 Vaccine?

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought extraordinary changes and challenges to our lives this year. From masks and social distancing to virtual schooling and limited gatherings, all of us are wondering when we can get back to ‘normal.’ It’s understandable, then, that one of the biggest questions on the minds of everyone is: When will we have an effective vaccine? The Good — and the Bad: News from Vaccine Makers  Luckily, as the year comes to a close, we have been…

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The Holidays are over…

The Holidays are over…

The holidays are over. Gifts have been exchanged. But wait…there is still time to give yourself a gift! Act now for a chance to receive 10% off your next purchase with us! Simply go to our Face Book page, ATC Medical and “like” our page. This will automatically enter your name into a drawing for a 10% discount off your next purchase. We could all use some post holiday “savings” so don’t delay!

If you’re looking for a smooth ride….

If you’re looking for a smooth ride….

Then the Drive Medical Silver Sport Reclining Wheelchair (click “read more” to see picture) is the way to go! This wheelchair comes with detachable desk length arm and swing-away elevating leg rest, 20″ W x 16″ D Seat, 350 lb weight capacity, and is latex free. The wheelchair has a new, state of the art, hydraulic reclining mechanism that allows for infinite adjustments up to 180 degrees. The arms have support extensions while in the reclining position, and the headrest…

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