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.