Walking is a complicated and important action that we often take for granted. Some of our clients may have the ability to walk, but need some extra assistance of gait trainers. With help from your therapist and a gait trainer, these devices can provide a number of health benefits, including: an increase in muscle and bone growth, a correction of gait irregularity, and increased renal function.
Rifton has a reputation for quality, which comes from their experience in the industry. In the 1980s, Rifton introduced their first gait trainer. Since then, products like the Pacer have been helping our clients to achieve proper positioning while walking. These devices help the user to better understand the process of walking, and develop a healthier gait pattern.
For children who have the ability to walk, devices such as walkers and gait trainers are extremely important for maintaining their health. Sky Medical creates these mobility devices for children who have neuromuscular impairments such as Cerebral Palsy. Their walkers and gait trainers help to both align your child’s legs, while providing proper support for his/her torso.
Prime Engineering understands the importance of independent mobility, and how it can impact the life of your child. Having the ability to control their own movement is key for children to develop neural and motor skills. With the KidWalk, children have the ability to experience their world, instead of simply observing it.
At some point in our lives, most of us will need the added support of a mobility device. For people who experience difficulty while walking, walkers are a common mobility solution. Drive walkers offer much-needed support for our clients, which allows them to be independent. These devices are easy to carry and store, making them the perfect solution for those who are always on the go.
When it comes to mobility devices, Kaye Products offers a wide range of walkers, as well as a variety of other solutions. Depending on the model, these walkers work perfectly for clients whose ages range from toddler to adult. Kaye Products offers a number of products, which can meet a wide range of needs.
Gait trainers created by Grillo are designed to accommodate a large range of impairments, catering to a variety of postural needs. In addition to its durability and light-weight frame, Grillo gait trainers are easy to transport. Grillo devices, such as the Anterior Gait Trainer/Walker, offer a large area of adjustment. The device can be adjusted in a number of areas, meaning that it can grow with your child as his/her needs change.