Modifying Commercially-Available Walkers to Meet Individual NeedsBy Hughlett, Nanette S. Pieters, Tanja M. Schuch, Jon Rehabilitation Engineering Services, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; Proceedings of the RESNA '94 Annual Conference, Vol. 14
(Pages: 28-30) Publication Date: 1994
This paper describes the process of modifying a Guardian Tyke wheeled walker, a Rifton adjustable walker, and Guardian Strider walker to meet the specific needs of two individuals. Included are descriptions of the individual's disabilities, the specific modifications to the walkers, and the resulting improvements in mobility.
Published by: Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) (Website:http://www.resna.org)
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