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Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012
Personal Hygiene for the Obese Now Within Reach
Posted by Pamela Egan of Wellness and Anti-Aging Clinic

Most relatively fit individuals take for granted the ability to cleanse themselves after using the facilities. However, not everyone enjoys this luxury. For the severely overweight, obese, disabled and persons with limited dexterity, a routine trip to the bathroom can be anything but routine.

Imagine what it would be like if you couldn't reach around to your backside in order to wipe after reigning upon your throne. While most people will never experience such an inconvenience, the mere thought can be enough to give a person chills.

For those who literally cannot wipe --- either because they are too large to reach around or because their arms, back or knees do not bend sufficiently, the absence of personal hygiene is an all-too-unpleasant reality.

Luckily, there are a couple of products now available on the open market that are specifically designed to return to those individuals the ability to experience the cleanliness and personal hygiene the majority of the population has never even envisioned what it would like to be without.

No more rashes or foul odors! Now, thanks to two products known as the Egan Super Bidet and the Long Reach Comfort Wipe, bathroom equality is a realistic possibility for all regardless of shape, size or dexterity.

Here are detailed descriptions of the two products in no particular order:


Long Reach Comfort Wipe: Extended Butt Wiper



The Long Reach Comfort Wipe is an extended self-wiping toilet aide designed to assist people with disabilities, restricted range-of-motion and/or obese people wipe themselves. The Long Reach Comfort Wipe is ergonomically designed to help those who have trouble cleansing themselves after use of the restroom achieve an optimal degree of cleanliness without creating a mess in the process.

This unique toilet aide is 15.75" in length, and features a convenient release button to easily discard toilet paper/tissue, pre-moistened in a quick, sanitary manner.

An argument can be made that the Long Reach is the top extended-reach toilet aide on the market, when one factors in its length, ergonomic design, comfortable surface and unique push-button release mechanism.

This quality-of-life-enhancing bathroom device can be purchased directly from the website of Egan Medical Equipment, and can be found in both the "Personal Aids" and "Cleansing Products" categories.


Egan Super Bidet


The Egan Super Bidet is a high-quality posterior cleansing device that offers the pinnacle of optimal bathroom comfort and hygiene. The Egan Super Bidet is widely considered to be the closest product in existence to the discontinued yet wildly popular "Clean Butt" Bidet Spa system.

Product Features:

  • Featuring both posterior and feminine warm-water washes
  • Two identical, fully-adjustable stainless steel nozzles
  • Adjustable water and seat temperature settings help ensure optimal comfort regardless of user preferences
  • Environmentally-friendly instant heating system provides an unlimited supply of warm water
  • Customizable water pressure setting for personalized cleansing and comfort
  • Adjustable air drying system provides a limitless supply of warm air for fast, comfortable drying
  • Automatic deodorizing system removes and and all odors associated with use of the device
  • Nozzle oscillation feature a massage-like experience
  • Includes self-cleansing nozzles with optional sterilization functionality
  • Aerated wash spray with three (3) different degrees of width customization
  • Surprisingly intelligent Intuitive Body Sensor conforms to each individual user
  • Includes wireless remote control
  • Stylish, aesthetic design available in two different colors
  • Features comfortable heated seat with customizable temperature
  • 'Fast Release' feature makes for easy seat removal and cleaning
  • Seat and lid close softly and gently by design
  • Chrome elbow bidet hose positioned at 90 angle (right angle)
  • Automatic power-saver mode helps preserve energy
  • Each purchase includes three (3) year limited warranty, with 7-day full satisfaction guarantee*
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