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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 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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3 Common Mistake People Make When Deciding On A Rollator vs Walker

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2019 May 2nd

3 Common Mistake People Make When Deciding On A Rollator vs Walker
More seniors are using walking aids now than they ever have in the past. In fact, almost a quarter of seniors use some type of cane, walker, rollator, etc. on a day to day basis.But choosing the right one can be difficult. Many people don't understand the differences between walking aids like rollators and walkers. Because of this, they make common mistakes when choosing one. That's why we've put together a quick guide to help you avoid those rollator vs walker mistakes. So keep reading below! 1
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