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Are Male External Catheters Right For You?

Are Male External Catheters Right For You? 0

The word “catheter” may seem intimidating, and can bring up thoughts of discomfort and invasiveness. However, intermittent catheters are not the only option out there when it comes to catheters. For gentlemen managing urinary incontinence, male external catheters may be a great solution that you maybe hadn’t thought of [...]
Welcome to the New Healthwick

Welcome to the New Healthwick 1

Since we launched the first Healthwick website in 2012, our goal has always been to help Canadians find the best, most relevant incontinence and home healthcare products for their unique situations. Having a wide selection of products and an easy to shop website has always been a key part of that mission. We know that when we [...]
New! Wound Care Products Now Available

New! Wound Care Products Now Available 0

We love hearing from our customers! And when our shoppers started asking for a new product line in the past year, we listened.That’s why we’re pleased to say that Healthwick is now carrying wound care products. We know that this is an important category of home healthcare products for our shoppers and there are many conditions [...]
How to Choose an Incontinence Product

How to Choose an Incontinence Product 0

With an enormous selection of incontinence products on the market, choosing the right product for you can be overwhelming. Different products suit different needs, and it is important that you find an incontinence product that can meet your unique situation. With this in mind, we have created a list of 5 questions to consider before [...]
Your Secret Weapon: Booster Pads

Your Secret Weapon: Booster Pads 0

“Ugh. I have to change the sheets on my bed every morning! Why can’t I find an adult diaper that doesn’t soak through?!”This is one of the most common complaints we hear from our customers, but the fact is; if you’re already in a well-fitting and high absorbency product, it might not be your adult [...]
Eco-Friendly Incontinence Products

Eco-Friendly Incontinence Products 0

Are you looking for environmentally conscious incontinence product options? Maybe a washable underpad? Or a biodegradable washcloth? Look no further!We know that most incontinence products are single-use and disposable, which is why Healthwick is proud to have washable and eco-friendly product options. With this being said, here are a few great alternatives to disposable incontinence [...]
Incontinence Advice From Our Customers

Incontinence Advice From Our Customers 0

We know that no one knows more about incontinence than someone managing it or caring for a loved one. With this in mind, we asked our customers to share the best advice for others facing incontinence. We received tons of amazing feedback and compiled a list of the top 6 pieces of advice. Here they [...]
Just for Gents - Managing Male Urinary Incontinence

Just for Gents - Managing Male Urinary Incontinence 0

Gentlemen who are managing incontinence face specific challenges. But they also have unique opportunities when it comes to products to help lead a comfortable, healthy life, unembarrassed by urinary leaks.A Bit About Male AnatomyUrine is made by the kidneys and stored in the bladder, which is connected to the penis by the urethra that passes through the prostate. When [...]
Adult Diapers vs Pull-up Underwear

Adult Diapers vs Pull-up Underwear 0

More than 3.3 million Canadians of all ages are managing incontinence, and as many as 50% of people over the age of 65 deal with it daily. Incontinence is simply involuntary urinary or bowel leakage, which can range from very light leaks to heavy bedwetting.For those with heavy absorbency needs, you’re likely considering either adult diapers (briefs) or adult pull-ups (underwear) [...]
Managing Incontinence In Public

Managing Incontinence In Public 0

Managing continence issues can be stressful, especially when you’re on the go (no pun intended).As pandemic restrictions begin to ease across Canada, more and more Canadians are getting back to regular routines, including visiting restaurants, shopping centres and hairdressers.While you’re out and about, how can you make sure that you remain comfortable and secure against leaks and odours? We [...]
Tips for Incontinence Skin Care

Tips for Incontinence Skin Care 0

With the warm and humid summer months in Canada, many of our customers find that they start to experience new skin health issues, or existing ones get worse.The perineal area (think of the area that fits inside of your toilet seat when sitting down) is much more delicate than people think. The skin in this area is thin, sensitive, [...]
Face Masks - We're In This Together

Face Masks - We're In This Together 0

We’re all in this together.That’s the spirit that Canadians world-wide have taken to heart since the COVID-19 pandemic began. And we couldn’t be more proud of our customers and our communities for everything you’ve done to keep not only yourself but also your friends, family and neighbours safe and healthy.It’s also the reason why we’re carrying washable cloth [...]