Category: Mobility Equipment

3 Tips for Using Crutches

Accidents happen to everyone. No matter how healthy you are, all it takes is one missed stair or unseen patch of ice to put you on crutches. If you’ve never used crutches before, you may think there’s nothing to it—after all, it looks pretty straightforward, right? Well, things are a little different than how they…

Should I Get a Stairlift or a Home Elevator?

When you get older, suffer an injury, or manage another condition that restricts your mobility, a simple staircase can feel like a mountain. If your trouble with stairs is new and you live in a multi-level house, the good news is that you have options that will allow you to remain in the home you…

Reasons Why You May Need A Mobility Scooter

Mobility scooters offer the user the ease of travel. Scooters can be very beneficial for people who find it difficult to walk long distances or have other mobility issues. Mobility scooter are more about giving accessibility to those who otherwise wouldn’t have it. Tips for Choosing the Right Scooter: Not all mobility scooters are the…

Gaining Mobility with Assistive Devices

Summer is here and now is a great time to regain your mobility and independence. There are a few different options for mobility equipment. Mobility devices like wheelchairs, canes, and walkers are good investments for seniors who feel unsteady on their feet. Appropriate use of these devices can help to prevent falls, improve posture, and…

All About the UPWalker Walking Aid

Are you a senior citizen or rehab patient who needs some help getting around from day to day? Do you have a neurological, cardiovascular or pulmonary disorder? Do you suffer from pain, instability and poor posture from using a traditional walker or rollator? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the UPWalker Upright…

Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Mobility Scooter

Mobility has turned into one of the biggest problems for many older Americans in recent years. There are millions and millions of people over the age of 65 who simply can’t get around like they used to. If you fall into this category, you might be thinking about purchasing a mobility scooter to make life…

Tips for Buying a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

It can be a challenge to travel with a wheelchair, power scooter or other mobility device. Not all cars are made to accommodate these devices. Here are our tips for buying a wheelchair-accessible vehicle: Find a reputable dealer A dealer will have trained experts, inside knowledge and special equipment, whereas a private seller may not…