Hemi Walkers

 
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Hemi walkers provide support and stability to those with limited or no dexterity in one arm or hand. Easy to lift and maneuver, and also fold easily for storage and travel. These one hand walker is also useful for people that have balance problems. For those who have surgery or any injury on one leg hemi walker acts as a great assistant by keeping weight off the affected leg during the healing process. It can be used on various surfaces including stairs. There are different types of hemi walkers like Bariatric hemi walker, adult hemi walker Tall hemi walker, Short hemi walker,  heavy duty tall hemi walker and many more.

Why Use Hemi Walkers?

  • Since hemi walker is a hybrid between a cane and a walker, it provides more support than a cane but is more lightweight than a standard medical walker.
  • Its feet is equipped with rubber tips that is responsible for providing excellent traction.
  • It does not roll instead user pick up the walker to move in desired direction. 
  • Unlike standard walker, hemi walker is designed to be used at the side of the body and not in the front.

Design and Functionality of Hemi walker

Hemi-walkers have four legs and are made of anodized aluminum tubing, they have two level hand grips one to provide support for standing and the other when sitting, the extra grip also makes folding easier.

There are rubber tips on the end of each leg to ease movement. The support of the four legs is reinforced by a U-Shaped brace. The walker is designed to be used on either side of the body rather than in front of the body. A hemi walker has wider base that provides more stability then a quad cane.

Most Adult Hemi Walkers are designed for a maximum weight capacity of 250 pounds and can be adjusted to fit a person from 5’1” – 5’10” tall. Bariatric models capable of supporting up to 500 pounds are also available.

Where to buy Hemi Walker Online?

Shop Wheelchair brings you a wide range of hemi walkers such as Adjustable hemi walker, folding hemi walker, lightweight hemi walkerBariatric hemi walker and much more from renowned manufacturers like Drive Medical, Carex, Medline, Membis DMI Have a look!