How to Properly Use a Cane


Being the smallest and the cheapest assistive device in the market today, it is no wonder that canes are popular. This assistive device can easily be bought in a local drugstore and online as well. Cane is beneficial in the following ways: It helps redistribute weight from a lower extremity that is painful or weak. […]

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Managing Knee Osteoarthritis With a Cane


One of the leading causes of disability and pain among older adults (65 years old and above) is osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is also known as degenerative joint disease. It is the most common form of arthritis. There are three types: hand, hip and knee osteoarthritis. The biomechanical marker of knee osteoarthritis is the progression in the […]

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8 Justifications to Buy the Weil Knee Walker


Individuals who are recuperating from below-the-knee injury are prescribed with knee walkers. Injuries below the knee can be due to diabetic wound, torn Achilles’ tendon, ulcer, strain, sprain, fracture or amputation of the lower leg or foot. Health care professionals prescribe the weil knee walker because of the following reasons: 1. Risk of Falling is […]

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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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