Custom Prescription Walker

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All Terrain Walker

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a walker that can be used to travel more efficiently on all terrains for an adolescent girl with cerebral palsy. An Otto Bock Busy Bee frame was modified by adding large front wheels, swivel rear wheels with shock absorption, an additional frame member for stability, and padded handlebar grips. These modifications yield a responsive and stable all-terrain walker that allows the user to travel on rough surfaces such as trails and grass, as well as on pa

Kaye Anterior Support Walkers (Models Y2S & Y3S)

The Kaye Anterior Support Walkers are custom perscription walkers designed for use by individuals with neuromuscular disabilities associated with severe spasticity, athetosis, or ataxia. These walkers are intended for individuals who can support their weight on their legs and take steps, but lack sufficient balance or upper body and shoulder control to maintain alignment and often needing to be aligned slightly forward of the base of support to facilitate stepping. The user stands inside the wal

Mobility Assistance Device

-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a mobility assistance device that targets eased standing, sitting, and walking in individuals with disabilities and older adults. Anurag Purwar, PhD, research associate professor at the Department of Medical Engineering at Stony Brook University has developed a mobility solution engineered to assist individuals with disabilities and older adults in sitting, standing, and walking. Using his machine design background, Dr. Purwar developed a

Walker Modifications

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create walker modifications for an adult with paralysis on his right side, use of only the left arm and hand, and with balance disabilities. The user attends a local bridge club with an entrance that has a steep ramp with no handrail on the left side, and he had to rely on someone to walk next to him for stability and balance in addition to using his walker. The walker was helpful, but without the use of his right hand, when the frame brakes were

Parent Category: Specialty Walkers
 
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