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Frequently Asked Questions


Folding Walker1. Do I need a therapist to buy a walker?

2. How do I find a therapist?

3. Where do I buy a walker?

4. Can I receive financial assistance to purchase my walker?

5. How do I use my stable/non-wheeled walker safely?

6. How do I use my wheeled walker safely?


Choosing the Right Walker

You’ll need to consider much more than physical ability.
What about the environment and social supports?

Do You Need a Therapist?

And if so, how do you find a therapist?
We have a number of associations you may contact.

Where to Purchase a Walker

You have options and we have recommendations.
There is also financial assistance available to you.

Using a Walker Safely

From basic activities to common mistakes, here’s a guide to help you use your non-wheeled walker or wheeled walker safely and effectively.

Frequently Asked Questions

Commonly given answers. Feel free to contact us if you’d like to contribute and help others.

Case Studies

Professionally prepared resources that offer guidance to a successful thought process based on past experiences.


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