Similarities & Differences Among the Different Types of Electric Mobility Scooters


Electric mobility scooters are categorized based on their purpose, speed, battery capability and maneuverability. Out of the many categorizations of electric mobility scooters, these two types of electric mobility scooters emerge as the most prominent: 3-wheeled type and the 4-wheeled type. Here are the differences between the two: Maneuverability Compared to the 4-wheel model, the […]

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Walking with a Hemi Walker


Stroke patients are vulnerable to living a sedentary lifestyle. A study by Michael et al. showed that stroke patientswalk less often and their cardiovascular fitness is extremely low. The researchers also found out that the mobility decline, most significantly the balance, is associated with walking less. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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Rollator Walker User’s Guide


Studies have shown that rollator walker is a relevant societal intervention. This assistive technology is valuable to people who are restricted from bearing weight, particularly after a surgery in the hip, ankle or knee. The rollator walker is also beneficial to people who find it difficult to balance themselves as well as to those who […]

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10 Benefits of Using a Knee Walker


The knee walker, also known as orthopedic or knee scooter,is the perfect mobility aid to support those with weak or injured lower limb. This assistive technology has a basic frame, handlebar, cushion, two front wheels and two rear wheels.The knee walker can easily be steered through the use of the handlebar. The cushion is where […]

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Value of Rollator with Seat to COPD and MS Patients


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a group of ailments that causes airflow blockage and breathing-related problems. Multiple Sclerosis (MS), meanwhile, is a disabling and chronic ailment that attacks the central nervous system. Constant fatigue is the symptom common to both COPD and MS patients. This constant fatigue results to walking and moving difficulty. In […]

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Advances in Adult Walkers


Adult walkers were once considered as complicated assistive equipment. Outmoded adult walkers include supports and protective harnesses that were too burdensome for a person to use.Obsolete adult walkers also damage not only the walls and floors, but also the users’ feet and ankle. Outdated adult walkers require too much energy from the users to move […]

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Walking with the Aluminum Rollator


Physical and cognitive fitness are crucial for independent living. It is widely recognized that as people age, their physical fitness also decreases.Similarly, cognitive functions also decline as people age. Barnes et al. found that elderly people with decreased physical activity experienced greater cognitive deterioration over a period of 6 years compared with older adults with […]

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