Care recipient (cr) just starting using a walker and needs some tips

Try: Always take small steps when using a walker choose to sit in chairs that have firm armrests using armrests will help cr get up from a sitting position more easily do not pull on or tilt the walker when getting up from a sitting position do not try to walk if feeling dizzy

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance

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References: how to choose and use a walker 2011 available at www drugs com

Keywords: Walker mobility medical supplies

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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