How Drive Walkers Can Substitute for Human Assistance

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Many older adults seek human assistance because of their difficulties in doing everyday tasks. Drive walkers are technological advances that can substitute human assistance. There are 2 forms of coping for mobility limitations: human assistance and technological assistance. Human assistance refers to help receive from another person. This assistance can be from a relative, friend […]

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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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