How to Choose and Use a Walker


How do I choose a walker? Your caregiver will help you choose the walker that is right for you. You may need a walker with wheels or hand brakes. Walkers can be adjusted for your height. Some have built-in seats. Walkers may be folded for travel or storage.

How do I use the walker?

What are some safety tips for walkers that I should know?


You have the right to help plan your care. Learn about your health condition and how it may be treated. Discuss treatment options with your caregivers to decide what care you want to receive. You always have the right to refuse treatment. The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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