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Modified walker
Modified walker

The user drives up to the walker.
The user drives up to the walker.

User gets assistance standing up
User gets assistance standing up

The saddle seat is attached to the walker
The saddle seat is attached to the walker

Connection between saddle seat and walker (close-up)
Connection between saddle seat and walker (close-up)

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Modified walker

Walker with saddle seat makes it possible to take breaks during gait training – technique for people with poor balance and impaired gait

Description
A custom-designed saddle seat on casters is connected to a walker. The saddle seat can be removed. The user can drive the electric wheelchair to the walker and stand up. He receives help driving the wheelchair away and attaching the saddle seat to the walker.

Authors comments
The user and his friend can also help other users who need help converting an idea into reality. Contact him through spinalistips@spinalis.se

Manufacturer
A friend of the user, Olle Högberg, blacksmith and artist

Idea
User and his wife

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Tip is dated from 2017

Categories for this tip
looking after ones health » training, Tips and tricks from people with Motor incomplete tetraplegia (C2-Th1, ASIA C, D).

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