1. The Benefits Of Wearing A Back Brace For Your Recovery

    Chronic back pain is a prevalent problem that affects citizens of all ages across the country. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 60 to 70 percent of the population suffers from common lower back pain, with chronic sufferers making up a smaller, yet more debilitated demographic. The truth is that chronic back pain is a leading cause of disability, with individuals suffering to vary…Read More

  2. How Do I Know If I Have Sleep Apnea?

    According to recent studies, approximately 18 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is defined as a sleep disorder that is commonly associated with breathing pauses during sleep. Also known as apnea, these pauses can last anywhere between a few seconds to a few minutes in the most severe cases. As you may have guessed, there are obvious risks to those who suffer from sleep apnea, …Read More

  3. Does Medicare Cover Lift Chairs?

    A lift chair, also known as a seat lift chair, is a chair that features a motorized device to help boost you to a standing position or lower you to a seated position. If your doctor or family practitioner has recommended you or a loved one to invest in a lift chair, you may be wondering if the expense is covered by Medicare. In this blog, we’ll discuss the basics of lift chairs and how to determ…Read More

  4. Important Models to Consider for your Power Lift Chair

    For people who suffer from mobility issues, getting in and out of a chair can be a very difficult task. Simple movements like answering the door, going to the bathroom, or preparing a meal in the kitchen can be challenging if you suffer from back pain or a lack of muscle strength in your legs. Luckily, power lift chairs are an affordable and beneficial mobility device for seniors and adults with a…Read More

  5. Everything You Need To Know About Compression Socks

    If you suffer from swollen or aching legs, compression socks may be the perfect medical solution for you. As a common treatment for symptoms of varicose veins and venous insufficiency, compression socks are an excellent option for people who also suffer from edema or lymphatic edema. With the large variety of styles and manufacturers available, it can be difficult trying to choose the best compres…Read More

  6. The Buyer’s Guide to CPAP Machines

    Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines are used to treat those suffering from obstructive sleep apnea. With the large selection of CPAP machines from online vendors and medical supply stores, it can be difficult choosing the best model for your unique needs. At Lehan’s Medical Supplies & Equipment in Rockford, we’re proud to be a leading provider of medical supplies and CPAP m…Read More

  7. 5 Signs You May Need A Mobility Scooter

    If you’ve been falling down frequently, or you’ve been missing out on activities that you used to enjoy due to mobility issues, it may be time to talk to your doctor about a mobility scooter. Whether you’ve experienced an injury that has prohibited your walking ability, or you suffer from the discomfort of arthritis, a mobility scooter can be extremely beneficial. At Lehan’s Medical Equipm…Read More

  8. How To Choose The Best Breast Pump For You

    Whether you’re expecting your first child or your fifth, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding during your baby’s first six months, unless there’s a medical reason not to do so. This is because breast milk offers a variety of benefits to your baby, including boosting his or her immune system, promoting brain and vision development and improving your baby’s digestive t…Read More

  9. 6 Signs You May Have Sleep Apnea

    Sleep apnea is one of the most common sleep disorders in the United States. Characterized by frequent breaks or pauses in breathing during sleep, eighty percent of sleep apnea cases go undiagnosed because the condition occurs while you’re asleep. If you feel like you haven’t had a good night’s rest in ages or you wake up with headaches, you may be suffering from sleep apnea. While there are …Read More

  10. Why Every Nurse Should Own Compression Socks

    If you work in the nursing field and suffer from leg and foot soreness, compression socks can do wonders to relieve your pain. At Lehan’s Medical Equipment and Supplies, we’re proud to offer a variety of compression socks to help relieve your leg and foot discomfort.  Lehan's will also check your insurance benefits to determine if compression socks are covered by your insurance! While there a…Read More