The Best Seat Walkers at Independent Living Specialists

As we grow old our bodies become weaker. As a result, most of the aging citizens suffer from difficulty to walk. Even though they are able to walk, they require an aid or support at most times. That is where walkers come into use. These walkers cover a person from the front and the sides. The person has to hold the walker, put their weight onto it and walk. With every step you lift the walker, set it down a short distance away and take another step. However, though these kinds of walkers are the traditional ones they may be cumbersome to most users. That is why we now have rollators or seat walkers.

With the seat walker, you have four wheels attached to the contraption. That means you do not have to lift the frame but rather push it forward as you walk. At the same time, as the name implies there is a seat too. This seat allows the person using the walker sit down and rest if he or she is tired while walking. At ILS there are several interesting options for good quality seat walkers.

Seat Walker with Basket – Auscare

This rollator is height adjustable. It also comes with well-functioning brakes. You have a comfortable seat with a comfortable backrest too. If you want to you can install a shopping basket to this. The small wheels allow you to use it with comfort both indoors and outdoors. There are also several color options available for you.

Seat Walker with Basket

Seat Walker – Rollator – Four Wheeled Walker

Made of heavy duty construction this seat walker is special because of the new lock brakes structure. It fits the Australian standards. The wheels are installed to prevent any wobbling. There is also a storage bag under the comfortable seat. This storage bag made of nylon allows you to keep your valuables there without visibility due to its cover.

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Seat Walker – Push Down Brakes and Curved Backrest

This particular seat walker comes with push down brakes. You also get rubber hand grips that are soft. This allows it to be cleaned quite easily. That is not a feature you can find with most walkers which are affordable.

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Trust Care Outdoor Seat Walker (With Backrest & Bag)

This was a creation specially made for the outdoor. With rather larger wheels it promises to keep you safe while using it. When not using you can easily fold it and it will stand on its own. You also have easy to use brake system. The seat on the walker is quite comfortable.

Trust Care Outdoor Seat Walker

Carbon Fibre Nitro Elite Super Light Weight Seat Walker

Here you have super lightweight seat walker which is perfectly designed for easy use. You have two large front wheels coupled with two small back wheels. The large front wheels and the perfect brake system make sure you are safe while using it. It also allows you to move swiftly and without effort. You also have a nice bag to put your belongings in while using the walker.

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Deluxe Seat Walker with Adjustable Height

If you are looking for a height adjustable seat and handlebars this could be the one. You also have light touch brakes to ensure your safety. There is also a storage bag. You can fold the seat walker without removing the bag.

Seat Walker - 6 inch Deluxe Adjustable Height 130kg - Freedom Healthcare Adjustable Height

These are just few of the best seat walkers provided to you by Independent Living Specialists. All are manufactured by respectable brands. You can easily order any one of these by visiting the ILS website. You have the complete freedom to choose what you want

 

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The Best Walkers For Sale At ILS

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Walkers are simple mechanisms that allow people who are having difficulty balancing themselves while walking to walk safely without injuring themselves by falling. Losing balance and dizziness when walking are common to those of us who are aging. And using a walker to protect one’s self from harm is the wisest thing to do.

Benefits of a good walker

Owning a good walker that suits you can mean that not only gain your independence but also your health. By continuing to walk you fill gain enough exercise necessary to keep your organ functioning well. Your health will visibly improve with the increased blood supply and the burning of extra fat deposits that otherwise would turn into phlegm. Your lungs will also be very active making you feel fresh and content.

Seat Walker with Basket

Types of walkers

There are several brands and models of walkers out today. Brands offered for sale by Independent Living Specialists include Alpha, Ausmedic, Care Quip, K Care and Trust Care.  They are carefully selected as to offer customers with only the best products from reputable manufacturers. Among them are indoor and outdoor walkers and the most popular of all; the seat walkers, which allow the person walking an intermission to rest. These walkers have wheels making it easy to push them along your path. However, there are old style walkers without wheels too, such as the Ball Walker Coopers Walking Frame. There are also forearm walkers, tri-wheel walkers, knee walkers and walkers with trays that suit different personal needs of the customer. Walkers are distinguished into separate weight categories as well, allowing a customer to pick one according to his or her weight.

Top rated walkers

The Tourer Seat walker is actually on the top in terms of rating in the market. It has large wheels making it easy to maneuver through the outdoors. The handbrakes, backrest and padded seat make it a comfortable and safe resting position, mid walk. It is also foldable like many other walkers making it convenient for travelers and for space saving at home. The handles are height adjustable according to the height of the user and the seat carrier underneath a basket to carry your necessities when going for a walk. The Heavy Duty Trekker seat walker is quite similar in built but able to support a heavy built person due to its sturdy structure. The seat walker and basket by Auscare are also worth considering as it is usable both indoors and outdoors and slightly cheaper as well in price. The most common pick in the market among walkers seems to be the seat walkers. The popularity may be attributed to the care and support that they have in their built to offer anyone who needs it.

Next in line in terms of customer rating is the Days 240L Lightweight Aluminium Folding Three Wheeler walker, which as the name implies carries only three-wheelers. Three wheeled walkers are smaller in structure and need less space to maneuver.

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Walking Frames

Though less in popularity than the seat walkers, the simple walker frames still have their charm. They are appreciated for being simple, helpful and space saving. The folding walking frames are fitted with anti-slip rubber tips on their legs to for the purpose of stability and extra grip when walking or resting. And as the name implies they are foldable making it easy to put away when not in use or to pack when traveling.

Whatever the brand or type Independent Living Specialists only offer the safest walkers with ergonomically designed backrests and handlebars that ensure minimum risk of injury. So you should not doubt yourself when purchasing your walker with Independent Living Specialists.

How walking aids can change your life

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Walking aids help those of who are affected by difficulties in walking to move around with more ease with an assurance of safety. There are different and multiple walking aids available in market today to suit the different needs of anyone looking to seek help of a walking aid. In fact owning a walking aid is a sign that you are independent and responsible for your own safety, which is a positive message to the whole society.

The walking aid to suit you

As mentioned earlier there are many walking aids available in the market now; including the simple walking stick, the walker frame, forearm support walker, knee walker and the seat walker. They also come in different sizes and weights to suit the customer. Multiple designs, color, and features also help you pick out the perfect choice of walking aid for yourself. Any of the following types of walking aids can be very helpful for someone to move around but by paying attention to your specific needs you can gain the ultimate satisfaction from your choice.

Walking Sticks

The walking sticks are preferable for a person who has minor walking difficulties to ensure balance and safety and to move at convenience. It is the first pick of many elderly people and gives a certain dignity to own one.

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Walker Frames

Walker frames are considered to be more balancing than the single walking stick because it is double sided and provides a protective cage around you as you walk indoors or outdoors. So you can hold it from either side and move it parallel to your leg movement. There are foldable walking frames available in many brands, which save space at home and are also easily portable in a vehicle to wherever you may want to travel.

Ball Walker Coopers Walking Frame – Folding

Seat Walkers

Seat walkers are the most convenient of the walkers. They are structured like the walker frame but with a seat for resting when one tires of walking. Some also carry a basket where you can store your personal items. There are sturdier seat walkers that are good for outdoor journeys and to support heavier weights.

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How a walking aid can lift your mood and life

Buying a walking aid is a very good decision when you start experiencing walking difficulties. They will give you the courage you need to move as previously. They will return your freedom back to attend to your daily tasks, socialize and travel. Since you will be walking quite a lot you will automatically gain enough exercise to keep you healthy. It will help increase your appetite and get you better sleep in the night. You need not complicate the freedom you feel with a distancing from relationships, especially with your family. With a walking aid by your side, you will be able to keep up with your family, enjoy family occasions and even travel with them. Basically, a walking aid can help you feel younger and happier.