A Beginner’s Guide to Negative Pressure Wound Therapy »

Being that we manufacture and distribute our own negative pressure wound therapy pump, the extriCARE® system, education on NPWT is very important to us. Using negative pressure to promote wound healing actually dates back to 600 BC when the Greeks practiced cupping – a vacuuming technique using heated copper bowls that were applied directly to  Continue Reading …

Do Newer Contraceptive Pills Truly Raise Your Risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis? »

Pack of Pills (Close View)

As the manufacturer of the Cirona™ Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Prevention Therapy Systems, Devon Medical Products is very sensitive to patients that suffer from this disease.  When we heard about this study done last month, we wanted to get more information. Researchers from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom conducted a large study  Continue Reading …

Is Electrical Stimulation is Bringing Wound Care into the Future, or is this a Dated Pastime? »

As a medical device manufacturer, we are always staying abreast of the newest trends and latest developments in wound care. When we saw this study that was done on Electrical Stimulation and Wound Care, we had to get some more information. Can you shock a wound into healing with electrical stimulation? Researchers at the University  Continue Reading …

The Benefits of Breastfeeding »

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Since the popular, “Breast is Best,” campaign was launched back in May of 1999, that term is widely used amongst pro-breastfeeding circles worldwide.  We support a mother’s right to choose whatever she feels is best for her and her baby but in our research, we have found that there are innumerable benefits of breastfeeding for  Continue Reading …

Happy Nurses Week from Devon Medical Products »

Happy Nurses Week!

Nurses are people just like any of us.  They have kids and families of their own. They go to movies, and take their dogs for walks.  One thing, they all have in common in the desire to help other people. To celebrate Nurses Week which starts today and goes until next Tuesday May 12th, we  Continue Reading …

Experts say breast is best when feeding your baby: Especially with insurance covered breast pumps »

A mother feeding her baby.

If you did, then it’s no surprise that with the enactment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), breastfeeding is a now a preventative service that is covered by health plans at no cost.  But what does that mean exactly?  Insurance companies like United Healthcare, Aetna, and Independence Blue Cross collaborate with breast pump suppliers to  Continue Reading …

Lymphedema Awareness Month: Make it a Long-Lasting Effect »

Did you recognize the turquoise ribbon?

March is Lymphedema Awareness Month. As a medical device company dedicated to advanced patient care, we would like to continue making efforts on raising lymphedema awareness. After all, this is a chronic condition estimated to affect 3 to 6 million Americans and the number is still growing. Lymphedema, also known as lymphatic obstruction, is a  Continue Reading …

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