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iWALK3.0 Hands Free Crutch - Pain Free Knee Crutch - Alternative to Crutches and Knee Scooters for Below the Knee Non-Weight Bearing Injuries Only

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You are advised to add an extra piece of memory foam to the iwalk for comfort anyway but then in this scenario you’re supposed to then cut a notch in the foam or the iwalk to accommodate the vacoped valve. The crutch has a clear weight limit (which I am well within) and the straps and other size related things were all adjustable and well thought through. The powerful disk brake provides a safe and stable controlled way to slow down and comes with brake handles either side with an easy to use park brake function, essential for when you need both hands for everyday tasks. functions under a similar principle as a knee scooter, where you kneel on a platform to support your weight.

We were thrilled when Physiotherapist Tom Stukins decided to share his professional insights and personal experiences with the iWALK. It does take a little longer (~30s) to put them on than just grabbing the crutches which is why I still use the crutches for quick runs where I don't have to carry things. The scooter was easy to learn, only flat terrain, more expensive, easy adjustments and took 1 or both hands depending on the ground. The contoured deep filled knee pad supports and keeps the recovering limb out of harms way and so you are not tempted to accidently put it on the floor like you would if you used crutches. It helped me deal with my injury and to continue living a normal life without missing out on anything.

The important thing is that you get the care and support you need to heal, use these mobility aids properly and safely, follow your doctor's instructions.

Through his unique dual perspective, he provides valuable insights and practical tips on the iWALK3. Little items like the height adjustment actually has mid stop points on different holes to allow more variability. It takes a bit of setting up and adjusting to fit the individual: Height of the front bar , lower leg length and fixing straps are all adjustable and you may occasionally need to re-adjust the straps. Took a little while to arrive but actually arrived earlier than the indicated date by a good 2 business days. post-amputation / pre-prosthetic you can maintain your muscle mass and be well conditioned and ready when the time comes to transition to a permanent prosthetic.We feel your company provided excellent service by delivering the strideOn promptly, providing excellent information, keeping in regular contact, letting us know when our rental period was due to expire, and always being polite and friendly.

Not often that you can say 'this has changed my life', but being able to carry a cup of tea from one room to another after several weeks of not being able to do such a thing was simply wonderful. The non-marking tyres are kind to your flooring and come with the added advantage of never getting a puncture. This information is provided as an educational service and is not intended to serve as medical advice.

Read more about the condition New: A brand-new, unused, unopened and undamaged item in original retail packaging (where packaging is applicable). I am in a boot that extends to my knee, and when I go down the step, the toe of my boot hits the top of the step above. It takes a bit of getting used to: as it's an extension of your upper leg there's no bending at the knee, so careful placement when walking is essential so that the foot sits flat on its base and not on an edge as that could cause you to slip (its slightly curved to help this) . Maintain Muscle Strength: One of the biggest issues with post operative below knee amputations is muscle atrophy. is a revolutionary hands-free knee crutch designed to meet the mobility needs of people with non-weight bearing lower leg injuries.

The vacoped boot has an air valve on the top of the front shin and when you use it with iwalk that valve is crushed into your shin and can damage the valve and your leg, not good. However, others say it' s not a good product, dangerous, and not suitable for use with Vacoped Achilles boot, and is not great for a cast on the leg unless the cast is 6" below the patella. Plus size people may have larger thighs, which reduces the adjustment range of the iWALK and introduces more unintentional movement.New: A brand-new, unused, unopened and undamaged item in original retail packaging (where packaging . In addition to typical lower leg non-weight bearing injuries, iWALK crutch is also used by below knee amputees. It's funny because the design is fundamentally the same but the little ergonomic tweaks make a huge difference.

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