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Buying a Rollator Walker - Tips From a Licensed Physical Therapist

  • Published: 2010-11-20 (Revised/Updated 2017-02-08) : Author: Walkers and Wheelchairs : Contact: Walkersandwheelchairs.com
  • Synopsis: Important considerations of selecting your four wheeled walker with a seat.

Quote: "People with difficulties walking from the bedroom to the bathroom are not great candidates for rollators and should consider a conventional walker for extra safety and support."

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As a physical therapist, of the most common requests I get from my patients is "How can I get one of those rollator walkers

My business entails assessing people with physical disabilities on a daily basis. Below are the five most important considerations of selecting your four wheeled walker with a seat.

Best of luck in your purchase.

Jeff Roth MPT is a licensed physical therapist and owner of Roth Therapy Services LLC, a home health care specialty group in Pittsburgh, PA. In addition to his practice, Mr. Roth offers advice on aspects of home health such as buying stair lifts, power wheelchairs, wheelchair lifts & mobility scooters at his site WalkersandWheelchairs.com


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