A curb of only a few centimeters high can provide a real challenge for someone using a rollator. The front wheels will stop against it and you won’t be able to go any further. Your next move will be decisive on how smooth the climbing will go.
The summer is coming and the city breaks, holidays and travels are booked. If you use a rollator or a wheelchair in your daily life than you will take it with you as well. But travelling with a walking aid requires some extra precautionary measures.
For a rollator user, sitting down on a chair can be a complicated mission. You might find yourself in this situation a couple of times every day and it is rather important to learn how do it smoothly and safely so that it becomes a simple task.
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Standing up smoothly and continuing further with your rollator seems easier than it actually is. The first thing you have to do is to bring the rollator close to your seat so you can easily reach it. Or ask someone to put it in front of your chair.
Walking with a rollator can be so intensive in the beginning that you forget to look around you. Which means you are not paying attention to where you are walking.
Setting the right height of your rollator should be one of the first things to consider before you start using the mobility aid. It is important to adjust the handles correctly to ensure good posture while walking.
If you have recently purchased a rollator, make sure you learn to handle it safely. Practicing will give you confidence in walking with it, but there are a few other things you need to consider beforehand.
The perfect Christmas gift for style lovers that treasure their independency is a Rollz rollator. It enables people with limited mobility to visit that nice Christmas fair, to walk without help or to join the family trips and days out.