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Walking Frame Forearm

RM380.00

* Anodized aluminum frame.
* Comfortable padded armrests.
* With vertical handgrips.

Description

Walking Frame plus  Forearm Elbow Press Platform

 

The designer builds this Walking Frame plus Forearm Elbow Press Platform

(1) for those who cannot straighten their elbows and

(2) for  those who need better balancing. Usually they have weak core muscles at their vertebrates.

In other words, it  offers additional support in the form of padded gutters. This allows the user to rest their forearms comfortably, and grip the upright handles in a fist grip, making it ideal for someone with hand/arm impairments.

A study was done and it concluded that using the forearm support-based LW led to (1) upright body posture,

(2)offloaded portions of body weight from the lower extremity, and

(3) improved gait efficiency during ambulation— in comparison to the SR and the participants’ own PD.

Further studies focusing on population-specific benefits sees recommendation.

  • Type: Walker & Rollator

  • Material: Anodized aluminum frame

  • Color: silver

  • Function: Available with walker frame

  • Feature: Comfortable padded armrests

  • Usage: indoor & outdoor

  • Weight: 4.5kg

  • Capacity: 135kg

  • Product Name: Aluminum 4 leg Walker With Forearm Platform Armrest

  • It is for some stroke patients who are not able to  straighten their elbows due to spastic muscles of one of their arms.  They therefore cannot  press their hand down and grip onto the top of structure of other kind of plain walking frames. Hence this other  kind of simpler walking frames is of no help to this group of stroke patients.

forearm-walker a walking frame w wheels and forearmrest platforms

Walking Frame Plus  with Forearm Elbow Press Platform for those who cannot or too weak to straighten their elbows or whose palms cannot face down.

Pointer :  When looking for walkers, remember to choose ones with the following features:

  • light weight hence to help walking about with least physical strength and exertions
  • no protruding bolts and nuts which might accidentally  cause wounds on the skin on accidental rubbings.
  • base of the walking frame wide is  enough to  provide stability and hence  tends not to topple.
  • the handles of the walking frame are  easy to grip with comfort.
  • not rusting is a bonus when users frequent moist areas like kitchen and toilets.
  • quality rubber-tips at the legs  to provide adequate  static friction with  the floor to prevent slips and skids

Additional information

Weight 4.5 kg

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