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Walkers are getting better

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For people with a disability or unsteady on their feet, there are new walking aids.  With traditional walkers or rollators, a problem can arise for a number of users if they bend forward and in so doing carry their weight on their arms and hands.  This can result in pain.   Such users are soon walking with a hunched back.  

A solution to this issue is a taller, upright walker, which enables walking with an upright posture.  Apart from improving posture there is the potential cardiovascular improvement and it is easier to look forward and see people. 



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Trevor Rowe @ 2022.09.22 7:49 AM
I have been asked if I can suggest any brands for upwalkers.  A good starting point would be to see what is available from local mobility retailers.  The original American upwalker product was made by UPwalker.  Someone who bought an upwalker recently said they purchased a Peak brand upwalker.  Your physiotherapist may be able to recommend brands.  


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