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Which walker is right for me?
Stable Walkers

Stable Walker (no wheels)A person uses a start/stop style of walking with a non-wheeled walker.

You need to be strong enough to pick up and place the walker and you need to have good balance. This type of walker helps control speed if someone has a tendency to pick up speed and or if a person has a tendency to fall forwards.



Accessories may include:

  • Pouches / bags
  • 5” casters on front posts, swivel or non-swivel
  • Skis placed on rear posts to improve sliding of walker across the floor


Maneuverable rollators...


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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