Walking frames have 4 sturdy legs and help people to keep their balance as they move forward and will bear their weight when they need to stop and rest. A walking frame must be picked up by the user and moved forward to progress.
A walking frame is ideal for someone who is living with impared mobility and needs sturdy support whilst they walk. Most walking frames need to be picked up to move forward, so the user needs to be strong enough to complete the lifting and repositioning maneuver.
Walking Frame With Wheels
Yes, you can get a walking frame with wheels, some with wheels on the front two legs and some on all legs. Both of these designs are ideal for people who may have difficulty lifting the frame and moving it forward. Partially lifting the frame and moving it forward on the front wheels is much easier to accomplish, or not lifting at all if the frame is the 4 wheel variety..
Nearly all walking frames are foldable, making them easy to store or placed in a vehicle for traveling. Walking frames are made as light as possible for ease of use, but are also very sturdy so that they can hold the user weight when they are resting.
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