UPWalker Upright Walker

UPWalker upright walker

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Summary

The UPWalker upright walker is a rollator with elevatable lower arm support and upright handles intended to allow the user to stand upright during use.

From the website: "Enables users to stand upright and look ahead with better support, greater dignity, and greater confidence to walk farther and remain active. 

  • More comfortable compared to other walkers and rollators because it reduces stress and pain on joints in your wrists, back and legs
  • We want you to be happy with your purchase so make sure the UpWalker is right for you and your situation. Our primary concern is that the UpWalker is safe and effective for you or the loved one you're buying it for; the following are the main reasons why some people returned their UPWalker. Please carefully review each of these points and if ANY of the points apply to you then for your safety please do NOT buy the UpWalker.
  • 1. Too heavy or bulky for me to maneuver it. If you are not of reasonable health, have ataxia and/or some other mobility issues, you may not be able to handle the agility of the UpWalker. If you are over 75-80 years old or have to rely on your current walker for support to stand you may find it hard to control the UpWalker.
  • 2. Too big or too small for me or my living space. If you are you under 4’ 6” in height then the UpWalker is too big for you. If you're over 5’ 10” tall, or weigh over 300 pounds, then it's too small for you. The UpWalker is great for wide-open spaces in the outdoors or in larger homes, however some people find that it’s cumbersome to maneuver in the confined space of their smaller home or apartment." 

 

 

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Assistive Devices
Key words: 
rollator, upright rollator, Walker, UPWalker