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How to Use a Walker: A Guide for Beginners

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2020 Sep 5th

How to Use a Walker: A Guide for Beginners
Is this your first time using a folding walker or rollator? Learn how to use a walker properly in this complete guide for new users.You’ve just gotten out of knee surgery. Everything went well but you’re going to need to use a walker for a few weeks to get around while you heal up. This is your first time using a walker so you’re a bit clumsy on how it works.The nurses have given you basic instructions on how to use a walker but you’re still worried that you may fall and hurt yourself. Learning
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How to Choose the Right Mobility Aid For You

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2020 Jul 27th

How to Choose the Right Mobility Aid For You
Muscle and joint problems often require us to use mobility aids to move around. Read on to learn how to choose a suitable mobility device for your needs here. Are you looking to purchase a mobility device, but aren't sure which one to choose? Mobility devices can be extremely beneficial. Not only can they help you get from place to place, but they can also alleviate pressure from your joints and muscles. But, in order to reap the most benefits from your mobility aid, you need to choose
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Making Moves: 10 Types of Mobility Aids for Seniors

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2020 Apr 18th

Making Moves: 10 Types of Mobility Aids for Seniors
Dealing with impaired mobility is difficult, and the right types of mobility aids can make a world of difference. Discover your options to get moving today. According to a recent Census Bureau report, mobility is the most common disability amongst elderly Americans. In fact, nearly 40% of people age 65 and older said they suffered from at least one disability. Of that 40%, two-thirds said they experienced difficulties with walking or climbing. This can be a serious issue, as limited mo
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How to Use a Walker When Climbing Stairs

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2019 Aug 28th

How to Use a Walker When Climbing Stairs
Walkers do wonders for mobility, but stairs can still present challenges to people using walkers. Here is how to use a walker when you need to take the stairs.By 2030, seniors will make up over 23% of the Canadian population. Many of those seniors will need some type of walking aid, such as a walker. While this helps seniors to stay mobile, it does make going up and down stairs more of a challenge. We've put together this guide to show you how to use a walker when climbing stairs. So let's get s
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