Kaye Walkers & Accessories
The Kaye Walker (Posture Control
Walker) is designed to make walking less energy consuming whilst
improving postural alignment.
The Kaye Walker combines a
open-fronted, folding aluminium frame with individually height
adjustable legs. The legs can be fitted with different wheel or
ferrule options to suit both the user's abilities and the
environment in which the walker is to be used.
The Kaye Walker is used
extensively across the globe as both a walking training device and
a community walking aid.
As a child grows and the
walker is adjusted in height, the "footprint" of the walker
increases, therefore ensuring that the walker remains stable
throughout its useful life. Having an open front to the posture
walker reduces the "barrier syndrome" and helps to improve social
development, interaction with others, as well as enabling children
to get closer to tables and play surfaces. The rear bar is also a
key feature of the Kaye Walker™ as it acts as a stimulus on the
user's hip extensors, prompting the user to take the next
There are 6 frame sizes
available in the range including two frame options in the W4 size -
light and heavy duty. The heavy duty version has reinforced joints
to compensate for heavier users with erratic or irregular walking
patterns. Extra-wide frames are available on request, as are
weighted frame inserts to increase the weight of the
correctly: Whilst the user is standing with their arms by
their side and with a few degrees of flexion at the elbow, measure
from the crease in the palm of the hand to the floor. Always
remember to adjust the walker as the user grows to maintain good
posture and efficient walking.
For further information about
the Kaye Walker and the accessories available please request our
brochure via our online enquiry.