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Your Introduction to Catheters Use

Independent Living

Your Introduction to Catheters Use

There are a number reason of why one might need a urinary catheter, for short or long term purposes. This informative catheter care guide helps to explain how you go about managing the use of catheters and accessories for drainage.

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A Good Cause

A Good Cause

Our team at The Profile Shop support a number of causes, through fundraising, volunteering or providing medical supplies. We're very passionate about this work embodying the health care enthusiast we are.  Below are organisations we are proud to walk alongside with. in solidarity   You too can get yourself or your workplace involved, just click on the links provided.  Global Medical Foundation  For over a decade, the Global Medical Foundation has supported and continues to support Health Professionals to provide medical care to disadvantaged communities across the globe. These projects include displaced persons and refugees in extreme economically challenged nations.  Profile Medical Devices and The Profile Shop proudly...

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To Testicular Implant or Not?

To Testicular Implant or Not?

  For men who have testicular cancer, where treatment option is the removal of the affected testicle the appearance may look the same from the outside or there may be a noticeable void and a testicular implant could restore the appearance. There are other reasons one may wish to receive an implant including cryptorchidism or anorchism/genetic or birth defect. The search for a substitute implant began in 1941, with the first prosthesis composed of vitallium (a metal alloy).  A couple of years later, an acrylic version using lucite, became popular.  Glass marbles, Gel Foam, Plexiglass, Dacron and Polyethylene prostheses have...

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Your Experience

Your Experience

We rely on feedback to ensure we can provide quality products and a good experience overall.   As a valued customer we invite you to complete this quick survey and tell us your experience...    

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Cervicitis: What is it?

Cervicitis Women's Health

Cervicitis: What is it?

    What’s Cervicitis?  Cervicitis is inflammation of the cervix that can affect almost half of all women at some time during their lives. What Causes Cervicitis? Causes include infections such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, and trichomoniasis. Infections with viruses such as herpes simplex virus (HSV) or human papillomavirus (HPV). Bacteria such as staphylococcus and streptococcus are other causes. Sometimes a foreign body such as an intrauterine device (IUD) or a forgotten tampon, diaphragm, or pessary can lead to cervicitis. Other risk factors include being age, sexual behaviour or a history of sexually transmitted disease. Symptoms of Cervicitis? Cervicitis may not...

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