Category Walkers

Major Home Medical Tools for Broken Bones

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No matter how safe we try to be, the truth is that each and every one of us is subject to broken bones. While casts and crutches will be administered by the hospital, there are some medical supplies that would be helpful to have at home. If you have young kids, or know someone who is getting older and their bones growing more brittle, these are some of the medical aids you should keep at home incase anything should happen.

  • Ambulatory Equipment: If you cannot walk or have difficulty getting around, having a wheelchair at home will be very helpful. There are now several types, including ultra-light ones that make it easier for you to move about. Geriatric chairs or recliners make life a lot easier for the aged...
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How to Go About Choosing a Walker

If your balance and strength aren’t what they used to be, don’t put yourself at risk of falling. Instead, use a walker to help make getting around easier. Not sure what would work best for you? Follow these tips for choosing a walker to ease the selection process.

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Using a Walker to Make Everyday Trips and Tasks Easier

Your muscle strength and balance naturally deteriorate with age. Arthritis may set in, and those with osteoporosis must take extra care to not slip and fall. For many in this phase of life, using a walker can make everyday trips and tasks easier. Here’s how to optimize a walker and get the most from it.

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Cane, Crutch, Walker or Rollator: What Type of Walking Aid Do You Need?

walking aidsAre you finding it difficult to walk? Whether you’ve suffered a recent injury, had surgery or need more assistance to walk than you used to, it’s time to learn which types of walking aids are best for your situation. While you should seek the advice of a medical professional to make your final decision, here are four types of walking aids and the level of help they provide.

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Choosing a Walker? What to Think About on Your Search

choosing a walkerChoosing a walker to assist with your mobility can be a bit complicated. Once you’ve made your choice and mastered its use, however, you’ll be pleased at your improved abilities. You’ll soon be able to go about your daily routine more safely and comfortably. Here are some useful tips to help you choose a walker wisely:

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Limited Mobility? Determining Which Walking Aid Is Best for You

walking aidsThere are many different types of walking aids. Make your choice simpler by trying various types to find a mobility aid that fits your size, age and activity types. Follow doctor’s or physical therapist’s recommendations on the best gait aid for you. Crutches may work better for younger patients, while older individuals often choose walkers or canes.

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Key Considerations When You’re Shopping For A Walker

shopping for a walker, Boca Raton, FloridaShopping for a walker can be confusing, with all the different types and features available. Here are some helpful tips to make your choice easier.

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Choosing And Using A Walker

using a walker, Boca Raton, FloridaWhen an injury or medical condition causes an increased risk of falling or difficulties with balance, using a walker makes it easier to get around and tend to your daily activities.

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