A 9 year old boy with cerebral palsy uses a Lecky walker for mobility. As he has grown, the walker is no longer sufficiently stable when he is moving around outside. The project was to angle the large wheels of the walker like a sports wheelchair to increase the track width and improve stability.
An arm gutter modification on a rollator to help a client following a stroke.
Parallel bars to assist a child with mobility issues.
The client is exceptionally tall and could not find a suitable gutter frame to suit him. A special frame was made from standard components
Twin with Cerabral Palsy wanted to use his ‘K’ walker on their 1st seaside holiday on the sand and in the sea.
A child who used a wheeled walker at School for mobility wanted to be able to collect his lunch from the canteen and take it to his table as all classmates do.
Client with foot neuropathy needed a clear tray on his wheeled walker, so that he could see his feet, thus preventing tripping.
A client needed a conversion to her walker for single handed uae.
The client needed to have her oxygen cylinder with her when she went shopping with her 4-wheeled walker.
Margaret is blind and has a “combination trolley walker” on which she keeps the things she needs on a daily basis to hand, but it had conventional rollator handles that didn’t provide the level of support and stability she needed when walking around the house.
A client has a progressive muscle weakness, that particularly affects hand grip, walking and balance. He is having trouble operating the brakes on his rollator (wheeled walker) and this makes him feel very unsafe.
Original over-centre locking linkage with frame in closed position … … and locked in open position. New fixed linkage Spacer added The finished narrower rollator The client’s 3-wheeled folding rollator was too wide to pass easily through the doorways in her home and she found the over-centre linkage that locks the rollator in the open […]
A child with Downs Syndrome cannot walk unaided. At his Montessori school, he need to be able to select his own activity from where it is stored and take it to his table. He requires a trolley to provide him with support and a means to carry the activity. The trolley is sized to suit […]
Off-road rollator Showing rear outriggers The client uses a standard rollator to getting about on paved areas, but needs something similar for use on soft ground. A large-wheeled tricycle type buggy was modified with the addition of rear outriggers made from the wheeled part of a Zimmer frame. +1
Many clients lack sufficient grip in at least one hand to operate the brakes on their rollator. If they have an adequate grip with the other hand, the brake cables can be paired through a ‘monkey face’ balancing plate to allow both brake pads to be operated from a single brake lever – see photo […]
Fitting gutters to a tea trolley is a common requirement. On the older-style Bardon trolley, this is easily done by attaching the upper sections of standard gutter crutches. However, these trolleys are unbraked, and clients with balance problems may have trouble controlling them. The newer Days trolley walker is supplied with brakes, but the position […]