Is iWALK crutch safe?
Independent research has clinically proven that the iWALK crutch is safe, effective and provides medical benefits you don’t get with crutches or knee scooters. Preferred by 90% of patients, recommended by doctors, the iWALK crutch is your clear choice.
Is iWALK easy to use?
Learning to iWALK is quick, easy and intuitive – See Fitting and Use. Inexpensive and affordable – Buy now. Almost anyone who can walk can iWALK – See Who Can Use iWALK.
What is the weight limit for the iWALK?
Weight Limit If you weigh over 275 pounds (125 kg) or are significantly overweight, iWALK crutch is not a suitable option for you.
Can you sit down with iWALK?
Can I sit down wearing the iWALK crutch? Yes, but you’ll need ample space in front of your chair for the beam below your knee to extend.
How can I get free crutches?
Through their Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP), individuals and medical facilities can rent crutches or gain access for free. Red Cross works with volunteers, local and international donors to provide access to medical support for society.
Is the iWALK any good?
Conclusion. Who is the iWalk for? If you have limited space or just want something sleek and compact, this treadmill is a serious contender. I wouldn’t train for a marathon on it, however I found I was very comfortable going up to a light jog (around 7km/hr).
Does the iWALK come in different sizes?
If you fall within the ranges shown, iWALK 3.0 will fit you, no matter what your height is. Measure your thigh at the very top of the leg. If you fall within the ranges shown, iWALK 3.0 will fit you.
Can you sit with an iWALK?
Can you shower with iWALK?
The iWALK is also waterproof, and can be used in the shower. Lower limb amputees are thrilled with the device for use when not wearing their artificial limb.
Can you use iWALK on carpet?
Can you use this device on different terrain (grass, gravel, concrete, carpet, etc.)? iWALK Crutch: YES – You can certainly adapt to different surfaces and terrain in confidence.
Do hospitals give out crutches?
Accident and Emergency Departments provide safe care for most patients who have a foot or ankle injury, but the staff there are not trained beyond the initial management. They will usually put a fracture into a temporary plaster cast and provide crutches.
How do I get a crutch on the NHS?
Speak to a GP, physiotherapist or hospital staff. You might have to pay a small deposit. You can buy walking sticks online or from mobility shops. Search online for mobility shops in your area.
Can you drive with the iWALK?
You definitely can’t drive a car with a manual gearbox and foot clutch using an iWALK but what this video shows is how easy it is to remove the iWALK 2.0 and get into the driving seat of a large American car with automatic transmission. Putting it back on is the reverse of this operation and takes a similar time.
Which is better a knee scooter or knee crutch?
While the iWALK Crutch works similar to a knee scooter in that you kneel on your shin, it offers so much more in mobility and freedom.
Why do hospitals not take crutches back?
Different hospitals adopted polar opposite policies regarding returns – and while some requested patients brought walking aids back, others said the cost of cleaning and maintaining crutches meant there was no value in reusing them.
Do NHS Supply crutches?
Our NHS crutches for disabled people or those recovering from illness or injury are available with quick delivery.