Mobility is an important part of everyday life. From grocery shopping to commuting to work, there are many everyday things that are much easier to accomplish when you are able to be mobile. This blog will help educate you on the many different ways that you can use home health care products to help gain back the mobility that you’ve lost.
What is a Rollator?
A rollator, like a walker, has four legs that help keep the user upright. A rollator however, unlike a walker, has four wheels and brakes. These wheels also swivel which allows the user to change directions with ease. This means that the user is not required to lift the product into the air and move it forward in order to advance. This means less work, but it also means that the device is only meant for those who need minimal support in order to walk. Rollators should not be used to support body weight because this can cause the unit to quickly move forward and result in the user falling. Another bonus of purchasing a rollator is all of the accessories that you can purchase. From padded seats to shopping baskets, there are plenty of options to customize a rollator and ensure that it is the right home health care product for you!
There are also other rollators that only have three wheels (three-wheeled rollator). These rollators have 2 wheels in the back and one in the front. This gives the rollator a better turning radius which makes them ideal for tight spaces like condominiums or apartments.
Did You Know: Rollators are also called rolling walkers, wheeled walkers, and medical rolling walkers