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TENS Units for Pain Relief with MedSource LLC

Discover the Power of TENS Units for Pain Relief with MedSource LLC

In the realm of pain management, the advent of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) units has revolutionized how we approach chronic and acute pain. At MedSource LLC, we are proud to offer high-quality, insurance-covered TENS units designed to help you reclaim your life from the grips of persistent pain.

TENS units are innovative devices that deliver small electrical impulses through electrodes placed on the skin. These impulses help to block pain signals from reaching the brain, promoting a natural and drug-free method for managing discomfort. Read More

The Life-Saving Importance of Chest Seals: Introducing the Beacon Chest Seal

The Life-Saving Importance of Chest Seals: Introducing the Beacon Chest Seal

Chest injuries, particularly those resulting in a pneumothorax or hemothorax, can be life-threatening if not treated promptly and effectively. Chest seals are an essential component of emergency trauma care, providing a fast and reliable solution to manage these critical situations. In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of chest seals and introduce the Beacon Chest Seal, a top-of-the-line medical device designed to save lives in emergency scenarios.

Understanding the Need for Chest Seals

When an individual suffers from an open chest wound, air or blood can accumulate in the pleural cavity, leading to a potentially fatal condition known as tension pneumothorax or hemothorax. Read More

Catering to Unique Patient Needs with Medsource Bariatric Tables

In healthcare settings, providing specialized care for bariatric patients requires the right equipment. Medsource bariatric tables are specifically designed to accommodate the unique needs of bariatric individuals, ensuring their safety, comfort, and dignity during medical examinations or treatments.

Medsource bariatric tables are built to withstand higher weight capacities and offer a broader surface area compared to standard medical tables. This extra support ensures the stability and security that bariatric patients require during procedures. The sturdy construction and reinforced frames provide the necessary strength and durability for long-term use. Read More

Sleep Apnea During Pregnancy May Leave You Feeling Very Tired

Pregnant women trying to sleep

Sleep Apnea During Pregnancy May Leave You Feeling Very Tired

Pregnancy brings a host of ailments with it, from nausea to hip pain to poor sleep. What some pregnant women don’t realize is that some of the bad sleep cam be from sleep apnea.

Most women who are pregnant and suffering from sleep apnea don’t even realize it, but sleep apnea is a common condition that affects 50-70 million adults in the US. Sleep apnea causes the throat pathway to narrow due to muscles relaxing so much during sleep that oxygen cannot pass through. Read More

Is Your CPAP Machine Covered by Insurance? An In-Depth Look

Understanding Insurance Coverage for CPAP Machines

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines are a critical part of therapy for those suffering from sleep apnea. However, understanding whether your CPAP machine is covered by insurance can be a complex process. In this article, we’ll guide you through the nuances of insurance coverage for CPAP machines and how to make sure you’re adequately covered.

The Importance of CPAP Machines

CPAP machines are the most commonly prescribed treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a condition where breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep. Read More

Our 4 Most Popular Breast Pumps

Our 4 Most Popular Breast Pumps

When mamas are ready to start thinking breast pumps, it can often be overwhelming to dive into all the categories. There’s a lot to know about breast pumps to be able to choose the best one for you. We delve into some of the more technical aspects in other blog posts.

Click here to read about open vs. closed systems.

Click here to read about how to choose the best breast pump for you, including factors such as weight, sound, hands-free, and more! Read More

Breast Pump Supplies Through Insurance

If you’re on our site, you know you can get your breast pump covered through insurance, but did you know that moms may be eligible for replacement parts and breast milk storage bags?

If you would like to receive replacement parts and breast milk storage bags, contact us and we will work with your insurance company to determine if you are eligible.

New breast pump supplies matter for a few reasons.

  1. New supplies can help reduce bacteria and mold build-up
  2. New supplies help make sure your pump is working at maximum capacity
  3. Over time, parts can become warped or damaged

That’s why we offer monthly replacement parts at Insurance Covered Breast Pumps. Read More

3 Tips to Help You Prepare to Breastfeed

3 Tips to Help You Prepare to Breastfeed

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, nothing can prepare you for the shock of becoming a mother. However, there are some tips and tricks that will help you make the transition from pregnant mom-to-be to breastfeeding-badass.

1. Take a class

Whether it’s online or at the hospital, taking a breastfeeding class can make a huge difference in the level of confidence you feel when you start nursing. Here are some important things you will learn at a breastfeeding class:

  • Different hold positions and how they should look
  • What shape a baby’s mouth should look like before attempting to latch
  • What a good latch should look and feel like
  • Important vocabulary such as: latch, let down, engorgement, and more

Having this knowledge in your back pocket will make the entire breastfeeding experience feel less scary and more familiar as you navigate being a new mom and learning to breastfeed. Read More

How to Survive Postpartum Life

Postpartum life is a fuzzy time. Some women look back on it with nothing but fondness while others remember it as one of the hardest times of their life.  No matter who you are, or what your birth story is, postpartum life is filled with no sleep, lots of baby snuggles, and a lot of changes to your body.

For me, giving birth felt like my organs were drifting around in the huge ocean of my torso for a few days. Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Ameda Pumps

Everything You Need to Know About Ameda Pumps

We are excited to tell you about two pumps that we carry on our site – the Ameda Mya and the Ameda Mya Joy. Both are fabulous choices for any pumping mom, but we’re here to tell you a little bit more about them.

Ameda Mya

The Ameda Mya is a breakthrough hospital strength portable breast pump that is compact without compromise. Mya is small, super lightweight, ultra-quiet, and can be operated by a rechargeable battery. Read More

3 Most Popular Free Breast Pump FAQs

3 Most Popular Free Breast Pump FAQs

We get a lot of questions about ordering a free breast pump though insurance. You can always go to our FAQ page to learn more, but here are our top 3 questions we receive about ordering a breast pump through insurance.

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1. How do I get a breast pump through insurance? 

Breast pumps are covered through most insurance companies. The easiest way to find out if you are covered for an insurance covered breast pump is to use a company – like us – who does all the hard work for you! Read More

How Are You Doing?

How Are You Doing?

We had another blog post planned for today, but with everything going on in the world we wanted to take this moment to give a shout out to all the parents out there who are dealing with their lives being turned upside down while also being pregnant, nursing, and/or parenting. It’s a lot for anyone to handle, so we talked to a few of our favorite moms to find out how they’re dealing with COVID-19.

“I have three kids – 2, 4, and 6. Read More