About the Author: Kevin Cleary

Kevin Cleary

Kevin Cleary has been a Health Products For You contributor for many years and has a degree in marketing. His health and wellness journey has a very personal meaning and has guided him in his content writing for HPFY.

In 2006, he sustained an injury while jumping on a trampoline with his son, severely injuring his neck and has been living as a quadriplegic since. His injury forced him to learn facets of the medical product field that he would otherwise not have known.

After several years of therapy, he has used many medical devices such as wheelchairs, standing frames, neuromuscular stimulators, as well as other rehab/therapy items that have helped him live life to the fullest. This hands-on insight has helped him with research and content creation.

Kevin enjoys sampling cuisines from different countries, listening to music, watching sports and enjoying a glass of single malt scotch!

Kevin Cleary's Articles

Get Back in the Game: Treating Your Sports Injuries

Posted on Dec 31, 2013 by Kevin Cleary

Almost everyone enjoys athletics, but participating can lead to injuries. Whether playing tennis or battling on the gridiron playing football, our bodies can pay the penalty. Injuries are a part of sports and can interfere with our everyday lives. Bruises and pulled muscles are commonplace when we push our bodies in competition.

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Posted in Hot/Cold Therapy

Living With and Treating Your Arthritis

Posted on Jan 02, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

Every day aches and pains can be commonplace. Unfortunately, sometimes these minor pains can manifest themselves into arthritis. This inflammation of the joints can even become debilitating and cause deformity to sufferers. Arthritis is identified with joint pain and stiffness and can reduce quality-of-life for those afflicted.

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Posted in Arthritis

Rehabilitation After Knee Replacement Surgery

Posted on Jan 16, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

Thousands of Americans every year are faced with the prospect of knee replacement surgery. This surgery requires a surgeon to replace some or the entire knee with artificial components.

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Posted in CPM Cardio Equipment

How Do I Choose Proper Rehab Equipment?

Posted on May 21, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

After an injury, surgery, or for overall good health choosing the proper equipment is an important step for rehab or exercise. Each injury or activity has a specific need to target a specific muscle or group of muscles. By using the proper equipment, we can rehab safer and more effective than without.

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Posted in Fitness

Recovering From a Cervical Injury

Posted on Dec 06, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

While we have all probably suffered from a stiff neck from time to time, identifying the characteristics of a cervical injury can help expedite the healing process. In order to properly diagnose a cervical injury we have to understand what one is.

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Posted in Cervical Orthopedic

Peroneal Tendinopathy: Treatment and Prevention

Posted on May 28, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Often when we overdo things it results in physical pain and peroneal tendinopathy is no different. Often this injury is called peroneal tendinitis since it involves pain in the outer part of the lower extremities.

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Posted in Fitness

Top Products for People with One Hand

Posted on Dec 18, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Everyday life can be difficult for an able-bodied person, now imagine trying to traverse life with the use of only one hand. Yeah, seems difficult doesn’t it? Things we take for granted in our everyday lives are exponentially more difficult if we only have one hand. Fortunately there are and Rehab Store is here to help you navigate this seemingly confusing landscape.

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Posted in One Handed

8 Best-Selling Sock Helpers

Posted on Aug 31, 2022 by Kevin Cleary

Unfortunately, as we age, it may become more difficult to bend over or reach to put our socks on properly. This can lead to falls or hypotension if we stand up too quickly. Who would think that the simple act of putting on your socks may be difficult or dangerous? Good news, we can show you great sock aids to make this chore much easier. Check Rehab Store for all your footwear needs.

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Posted in Assistive Aids for Dressing