Many people routinely utilize a walker to help stabilize them as they move about throughout the day. Because of this, not only is it safer to have a walker accessory or two to prevent falls, but also more convenient. Here are the industry’s Top 10 Walker Accessories:
1. Walker Seats can come with a walker and as an accessory for added support.
2. Walker Kneelers are attachments that convert a walker into a rolling crutch, allowing the user to place the affected leg on the kneeler while propelling with the other leg.
3. Walker Baskets are a wonderful accessory that attach to the front of the walker for easy access and placement of items.
4. Walker Support Poles help those who have trouble standing or sitting. Some walkers come with poles that extend out of the top for enhanced support for both the patient and caregiver.
5. Walker Pouches are another great storage accessory. Usually made with special pockets and sections, pouches hang off the front of the walker and allow for easy organization of commonly used items, such as glasses, cell phones, wallets, and much more.
6. Extra Walker Wheels are great to have on hand in case something ever happens to the operating ones. Of course, these are an accessory for wheeled walkers and not standard walkers, but a necessary one for those who require or prefer the wheels to get around.
7. Walker Cup Holders are fantastic to keep beverages at hand while the user is out and about. It also doubles as a safety feature allowing the user to stay hydrated as they go from place to place.
8. Walker Skis and Walker Glides provide quiet movement of the walker. Glides and skis easily slide along the floor without rubbing and making an irritating screeching noise with every step.
9. Walker Platforms easily attach to the walker and and provide sturdy support for your arms as you move.
10. Walker Wheel brakes are a great accessory for the user to be able to stop quickly. Attaching to the rear legs of the unit, walker brakes function when the hand grips are utilized.
Find many of the Top 10 Walker Accessories online at www.mountainside-medical.com. For more information on mobility aids and accessories, visit our website, or call one of our excellent customer care representatives for more information at 1-888-687-4334.