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Medical Equipment at Home

As a patient receiving a total hip or knee replacement, you may temporarily require additional medical equipment at home. You will be using these items for a short amount of time. These items may include:

  • walker
  • cane
  • reacher
  • sock aid
  • commode or raised toilet seat
  • long handled shoe horn
  • long handled sponge
  • shower chair or bench

Items are available at stores such as Wal-Mart, Walgreens, Meijer, CVS, etc.
The Walgreens, located in the Physician’s Office Building at Rush Copley has some of the equipment listed above including walkers, canes, hip kits (sock aid, long handled shoe horn, long handled sponge, reacher), commodes, raised toilet seats, shower benches, primapore dressings, etc.

Items like a shower chair, grab bars, and raised toilet seats may be available at hardware stores including Home Depot, Lowes and Menards.

Some civic organizations keep an equipment "closet" and will loan out equipment. Try VFW, American Legion, Knights of Columbus or area churches.

Below is a list of local Durable Medical Equipment providers. This is not a complete list and there may be others located in your area.

Check with your insurance company to see if any of the equipment will be covered. Walkers are typically covered by Medicare and most insurance companies. Unfortunately, other assistive devices are usually not covered

Durable Medical Equipment Providers

There are several local retailers available to purchase medical equipment. Check with your insurance company to see if the equipment will be covered.

Dreyer Home Medical
Equipment

1221 N. Highland Avenue
Aurora, IL 60506
630-264-8787
www.dreyermed.com/dhme
Fitzsimmons Home Medical Equipment
1071 Judson Street
Bensenville, IL 60106
Phone: 888-402-9855
Fax: 844-348-9633
www.fitzhme.com
Kingsway Pharmacy and Home Medical Equipment
1677 Montgomery Road
Aurora, IL 60504
Phone: 630-236-9502
www.kingswayrx.com
Integrated Respiratory Solutions (respiratory supplies only)
480 W. Lake Street, Suite C
Roselle, IL 60172
Phone: 630-582-0202
Fax: 630-582-3787
www.integratedhc.com

Martin Avenue Pharmacy
1247 Rickert Dr
Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: 630-355-6400
Fax: 630-355-6522
www.martinavenue.com
MedServ
20066 N. Rand Road, Suite C
Palatine, IL 60074
Phone: 847-359-4607
Fax: 847-359-4650
www.medservdme.com

Neumann's Home Medical
Equipment & Supplies
821 W. Illinois Ave
Aurora, IL 60506
Phone: 630-897-6444
Fax: 630-897-0985

Orbit Medical Supply
1701 Quincy Avenue, Suite 5
Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: 800-430-0539
Fax: 800-430-0255
www.orbitmedical.com

Oswald's Pharmacy and Medical Equipment
88 W. Gartner Rd
Naperville IL 60540
Phone: 630-355-2500
Fax: 630-355-9838
www.oswmed.com
101 Mobility Rentals: ramps, hoyer lifts, stair lifts
2541 Technology Drive, Suite 409
Elgin, IL 60124
Phone: 847-551-5911
Fax: 630-553-6607
www.101mobility.com