Category: Specialty Walkers

Modified Walker.

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Standard walker conversion to a rolling platform walker which allows forearm weight bearing to assist with ambulation. To convert a standard walker to a rolling platform walker, affix a 22 by 8 by 1/2 inch plywood board across the walker handgrips with strapping and metal screws. the board provides a stable platform on which to pull up to standing and perform forearm weight bearing for ambulation. Place soft padding over the plywood to prevent splintering. Insert two Lumex Auto-Stop wheels into the front legs of the walker to permit easy forward rolling while providing a braking action, which prevents rolling during forearm weight bearing. Insert two 2 inch swivel casters with an expandable stem into the two rear walker legs to ensure maximum mobility. Includes photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. Assembly. AUTHOR: Fillyaw, M. TITLE: Modified Walker for Patients with Polyarticular Rheumatoid Arthritis. REF:Journal: Physical Therapy: February: p 205. 1984.


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