Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Buy walking aids

The use of walking aids enables the most impaired patients to increase walking distance. Walking aids take many forms, shapes and sizes - sticks, walking frames, rollator frames, elbow crutches, axillary crutches. The selection of an appropriate walking aid is vital to preserve and promote independent mobility. Appropriate walking aids allow people to walk further in safety than they can without them, and thereby considerably improve their quality of life. Walking aids such as frames, crutches and sticks are commonly used to assist with problems of pain, weakness, balance, or musculo- skeletal abnormality.

There are many places to can get walking aids. Walking aids are normally supplied by the community physiotherapist. You can also get various types of walking aids at Utah medical equipment stores. Make sure you get advice from a physiotherapist or occupational therapist before you buy, or buy from a reputable supplier that has staff who can advise.

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