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Choice of a Walker

I own a Walker with two wheels but I do not use it because I do not feel steady.One of my doctors recommended a Walker without wheels .My Physical Therapist recommended a Walker called U-Step Neuro(Standard) which he said is recommended for people with Parkinson’s that has several wheels.
Has anyone here ever used the U-Step and if so would you recommend it ? Does anyone use a Walker with or without wheels and would you recommend it ?

  1. Have you tried a rollater with 4 wheels and a seat? I have found those give me the best balance and can be adjusted to accommodate my extremely short stature. While in rehab the PT had me try several types but none made me feel secure. I brought mine from home and did much better with mobility. Everyone is different and hopefully you will find what works best for you. Most medical equipment suppliers will let you try several models and some allow you to rent one to try at home. Good luck with your search and let us know what you decide on. Thea DeStephano Community Team Member

    1. No,I only used one with two wheels and one with no wheels.I am 6’5.

      1. , you might want to check into a walker that is made specifically for your height, so that your spine is upright when you walk. I would suggest speaking with your movement disorder neurologist or physical therapist about tall upright walkers to meet your personal needs if you are unhappy with your current walker. Best, Marc M., Moderator, ParkinsonDisease.Net

    2. I just happened to see a TV commercial last evening on a new walker called Motivo. The person stands within the walker rather than leaning forward. It looked very interesting depending on the patients needs. I looked it up online and you can view the commercial and get any additional information. It seems worth exploring. All the best,
      Thea DeStephano Community Team Member.

      1. I just got a rollator. It has enabled me to walk outside

        1. so glad to hear it allows you to get outside and enjoy walking when weather permits. How are you doing today? Kindly, Jessica, Team Member

        2. Glad to hear you found something that works for you. Having more independence is priceless. Thea DeStephano Community Team Member

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