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Where your mobility is our priority

When the time comes to choose a mobility aid, you will have many options to decide on. Not only do these crutches walkers and rollators serve different purposes, but they come equipped with a variety of different features. As a result, this could be an overwhelming experience. Fortunately, by educating yourself about the basics, learning about important features, and consulting with your medical practitioner and MEDWOL Trading you'll be better equipped to choose a the correct mobility aid that is right for you.

Purpose of Walking Equipment

Part of a rehabilitation programme if you are recovering from an injury or operation, or
A long-term aid to mobility if you have ongoing difficulty with walking

Walking equipment may improve your mobility but if an incorrect or inappropriate walking device is used, if incorrect techniques are adopted, or if the device is not suitable for a particular environment, your independence and safety may be jeopardised. A physiotherapist or occupational therapist should be able to give you appropriate teaching and advice when you are assessed.


Function of a Mobility Aid

Walking equipment may perform one or more of the following functions including:

Stability and balance by providing a wider support base.
Aiding your walking pattern in terms of speed and evenness of stride.
A mobility aid may also help maintain an upright body posture
Increases your confidence when walking.
Weight redistribution.