Injuries and mobility issues sometimes require you to use a mobility aid to maintain your independence and get where you need to go safely. Knee scooters offer more freedom of movement for people suffering with below the knee injuries or mobility issues while supporting the leg in non-weight bearing position. This design allows the injured leg to remain elevated and avoids placing weight on the foot which could hinder the healing process.
Using a knee scooter, rather than crutches or a wheelchair, allows people to enjoy greater mobility and continue to live their daily lives with fewer limitations. Knee walkers require less upper body strength than crutches and wheelchairs, they keep the user in an upright position, and are easy to use.
In fact, when comparing knee scooters to crutches, the advantages favor the scooter:
- Keeps leg in a constant non-weight bearing position
- Requires minimal upper body strength
- Keeps user in a natural, upright position which reduces [...]