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Single Hand Operated Walker

  • JamesHenry
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Our client had suffered a stroke and lost the use of his left arm. In addition, he required a 4 wheeled walker to give him stability when he walked. Unfortunately, walkers cannot be operated with only one hand.

The solution

The client’s walker was modified to have a bar across the top so that he could control the walker from the centre. The brakes were modified so that both brakes operated from a single brake handle which he could reach from the central position. This particular walker folder up from side to side, and the client wanted to be able to collapse the walker himself so that it would fit in his sons car so that they could go out for the day.

The central bar was hinged using a universal joint and retained in position by a knurled nut. The client is now able to release the central bar and fold the walker using only his right hand.

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2 responses to “Single Hand Operated Walker”

  1. Fasih Khan says:

    Dear sir / Madam.
    Single hand rollator operation is very interesting to me and I will be very keen to hear from your team.
    I am in a similar situation post stroke my left side is effected and my left arm is inactive.

    I recently bought 2 rollators a Drive De Vilbliss R8 and NRS 2in1 rollator transit chair

    I would love to hear from team to find solution to my mobility aids.
    I shall look forward to hear from you team soon.
    yours faithfully

    M F Khan

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