Alternatives to the Bedpan

Alternatives to the Bedpan - Biorelief blog article for portable urinals

When it comes to dealing with bathroom issues, not everybody is capable of using the toilet as well as they used to, whether it is from old age, a long term disability, or a medical procedure that has caused mobility issues. For those unable to get to the toilet on their own, or even with help, the most common alternative is the bedpan. The big issue with this is that a bedpan isn’t always the most comfortable thing especially if the disability gets in the way of its normal use and function.

How People have Used BioRelief Products to Improve Their Lives

How People have Used BioRelief Products to Improve Their Lives

Most people don’t think twice when they see certain products, that they are just something that is there and available for people that need them – but, in the hands of those people that need them, they are everything. BioRelief has a whole host of products that are medical in nature and have helped thousands of people get past a medical issue, whether it’s something temporary, or just the new normal now that they are aging or had an onset of issues.

Potty Training Troubles? Here Are Some Tips

Potty Training Troubles - A Children’s Unisex Urinal Might Be the Answer

Helping children learn how to use the toilet can be a difficult journey. There are often added challenges that get in the way of a smooth transition from diaper to toilet.

Some children have different physical or cognitive abilities that make toilet training take longer or require creativity. Some families have busy lifestyles that make toilet training in the traditional manner less than ideal.

Four Facts About Incontinence In Men

Some more information dealing with Incontinence in Men Though they are less likely than women to suffer from urinary incontinence, about five million American men have bladder problems. What’s more, they are often uninformed about the issues that face people with incontinence. With that in mind, here are four facts men should know about bladder […]

What Types of Medical Equipment and Supplies Does Medicare Cover?

Does Medicare cover everything? Getting medical help you need can be confusing.  Medicare is a massive federal health program that subsidizes the disabled and people over the age of 65.  With tens of millions of enrollees, most of whom have their own health issues, it can be difficult to determine what medical equipment and supplies […]

Can’t Pee in Public? You May Have Paruresis

When someone can’t pee in public due to fear it is called paruresis One of the most common phobias, people who suffer from paruresis have a paralyzing fear of going to the bathroom in front of others. They are struck by a kind of stage fright or performance anxiety that makes it nearly impossible for […]

Why is a catheter in the bladder needed?

There is a misconception that a catheter in the bladder is only for the elderly. However, the fact is anyone can find themselves in an unfortunate situation that requires the use of a catheter. Depending on your situation your doctor might insert an Indwelling catheter, intermittent catheter, or apply a condom catheter. An indwelling catheter serves the […]

The Types Of Urethral Catheters

Urethral Catheters used for the purpose of draining urine from the body Urethral catheters are a device that are used by people who may suffer from urinary incontinence or leakages from the bladder that they cannot control, or where retention of urine causes difficulties with complete removal of urine from the bladder. These problems may have […]

Pros and Cons of Foley Catheters

Is a Foley Catheter the right Answer? A Foley catheter is a special urinary flexible tube device which is designed to be inserted through the urethra and into the bladder, either permanently or temporarily, to be used to help aid in the drainage of urine. A Foley usually has two separate channels. One allows for the drainage […]