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- Walking stick: This sample is from traditional and cut to the desired height and different dimension. Of course, their resistance to the metal is less.
- Walking cane: This sample is more resistant than a walking stick, which is designed to prevent the cutting of trees.
- Quad cane: This sample has a light shaft and 4 pillows and is more durable than walking stick, only occupying more space than the other two.
- Crutch: There is an adjustable height between the cuff.
Walking cane, quad cane and crutch are made of materials such as aluminum and steel, in which there is height adjustment.
Uses of crutch
- Blind people: white crutch
- Deaf people: red tape on the crutch
- Both blind and deaf people: a white crutch with a red ribbon on it
The Walker is a simple tool for people with disabilities or the elderly who are used by these people to maintain balance while walking.
Walkers appeared in the early 1950s.
The initial walker design was a lightweight frame with a height of about 30 cm.
Modern walkers are available in a variety of sizes that both children and obese people can use. Of course, modern walkers have the ability to change their height, and the user can adjust the height to suit his personal taste and comfort.
Walkers are also available in wheelchairs or without wheels. Which is in some types, four wheels, two wheels or no wheels.
How to use of walker
The user can move the walker forward and around using the walker. By placing his hands on both sides of the upper part of the walker and moving the walker after each step he takes or simultaneously with the steps.
It depends on the user having the ability to bear weight on one of the legs.
Another type of walker
There is, of course, another type of walker that is called a rolling walker. This type of walkers has a basket under the chair or in the front and are also reversible.
In addition, the brake fluid is integrated with the device’s locking function.
Max Weight : 110kg / 242.5lbsN.W : 7.5kg / 16.53lbs Features Powder coated Frame Blue color Wired Basket Tote Bag Meal Plate Easily foldable for storage and travel locking mechanism Height adjustable from: 82 to 90 cm/ 32.3 to 38.2 inch With 7.5-inch wheels
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What is mobility aid?
Mobility aid is a means of helping the walks and helps people with motility disorders.
What are mobility aid tools?
There are various tools to help people who are not able to move, including wheelchairs, scooters, and more.
Dogs have long been a good guide to blind people. Other examples, such as surface changes, escalator movement, are also a better vehicle for mobility.
The traditional term mobility aid
In the traditional term, mobility aid is referred to as very low-tech mechanical devices, which ultimately causes an unexpected patient to stand on his feet or walk.
Of course, these mechanical devices are expected to make significant progress. For example, using sensors or voice or touch feedback.
Walking help tools are used to suit the individual’s needs.
In fact, these tools provide stability, reduce weight on one’s feet and better mobility in the person.
Among these tools are:
The easiest way to help wallking. The weight and force of the person’s side are limited by this stick.
Cruth has two sides of the arm and hand, allowing the force that is transmitted by the person is more limited and better than the previous one.
Cushion and lumbar arch belts
He uses his arms and hands to keep his weight. In fact, it is like a cane sugar and only supports forearms to help mobilize. The forearm section increases balance, stability and weight loss on the wrist.
The walker most stable means of walking, which consists of a metal frame with at least 3 points of contact with the ground and the person is placed in front of it. Contact points can be covered using a plastic or wheel layer or both. Walkers also have an internal seat, so that the patient can put his personal belongings on it.
Sugar cane hybrid
This tool was introduced in 2012 and is something between Walker and Sugarcane. It has a 2-foot hybrid that has more support.
Sedentary wallking tools
Allows the user to maintain their balance. Which is a bicycle chair that can be moved manually or through one or two legs. It’s a lot better than cane and easier than a wheelchair.
Wheelchairs are in two types:
- People with severe mobility problems can use wheelchairs as recommended by their physician.
5.3. Mechanical equipment
Mechanical equipment, including electric lifts, is designed to facilitate the patient’s movement and wheelchairs, which can be on the stairs or in the floors.