At the other end of the continuum, a rollator allows for a more fluid, rhythmical gait pattern due to how easily it rolls. The rollator requires the least exertion and least strength to move due to its larger swivel casters.
However, a person must be able to control his or her walking speed. A person must also be able to coordinate the action of the brakes with their steps if necessary. A rollator may be beneficial for a person who has balance problems.
You’ll need to consider much more than physical ability.
What about the environment and social supports?
And if so, how do you find a therapist?
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