The Development of Drive Walkers

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Mobility assistive devices are not new to mankind. Canes and crutches go back into prehistoric times. These primitive canes and crutches were first shaped after sticks. Drive walkers today are unrecognizable from the modest sticks. Individuals who experience gait problems as a result of bilateral lower extremity weakness, those suffering from incoordination and those needing […]

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Clinical Criteria for Purchasing Drive Medical Rollators

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Numerous research findings have shown that mobility solutions, such as the drive medical rollators, can enable users to once again participate in mobility-related activities. Mobility assistive technologies include canes, walkers (non-wheeled and wheeled) and power driven vehicles such as scooters. Drive medical rollators are walkers with wheels and are available with supplementary features such as […]

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Cane Versus Bariatric Walker

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Mobility aids, such as the bariatric walker and cane, are used by millions of Americans. Close to 1.4 million Americans used walkers – such as the bariatric walker; while 3.1 million used canes, this according to the 2000 data of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. The bariatric walker and cane are prescribed […]

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