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Sunday, April 15, 2012

Easing Movement

DMI Freedom Series Deluxe Walker
As people grow older, their bones and overall energy begin to wear down over the considerably long period of time. Though exercise and diet does support longevity of regular and comfortable movements, stepping into your 70s and 80s will entail major body changes that will impact both state of mind and state of body. Fortunately, walkers are now accessible to address this particular issue and ensure that people who are unable to move freely and comfortably are given adequate support.

Walking supports are designed in different designs and styles in today's market. Some of the most common forms include walkers, rolling walkers and walking canes. A walker comes in several variants depending mainly on the number of poles it is installed with as well as the handles it has. For instance, the basic walking aid is simplistic in design with a single handle and then 4 poles or pods supporting the weight of the user. Meanwhile, there are walker models engineered with dual handles and four poles. The latter is preferable for people who need to transfer more body weight and tension onto the contraption or perhaps get a better grip and balance while mobilizing.

Another common form of walker you can find on the market is walking canes. A walking cane can support elderly or injured individuals in enhancing their mobility and avoid falls. A walking cane can be used to stay balanced during walking. There are a lot of styles in which these canes are engineered and for you to choose from. This includes folding canes and adjustable canes. Depending on your individual circumstances, one cane may better suit you than the other. For example, if you are planning to travel frequently, a folding cane may be more suitable for you so that you can travel lighter and can carry it around comfortably. However, if you're traveling on unpaved, rugged and changing terrains, then an adjustable cane is the perfect choice.

A rolling walker basically consists of three-sided steel structure that has affixed wheels under its three or four legs. A rolling walker comes in diverse forms and designs and is well recognized for making mobility easier for people unable to walk comfortably and naturally. If you have problems with balance, poor legs or other complexities in walking, a rolling walker can provide you the mobility while enhancing your walking conditions. It is vital to utilize the walker appropriately to be able to avoid any damages and injuries.

So how do you use these walking aids properly? Below are some tips to use your walker, walking cane, or rolling walker in a safe and comfortable manner.

First, hold the handles of the walker solidly with both hands if it consists of a dual handle. Avoid attempting to walk forward if you only have one hand holding the walker since this may cause you to lose balance and eventually fall.

Next, move the walker gradually and in small movements until it is one small step in front of you. The walker should roll and progress effortlessly, especially if it's a rolling walker.


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