5 Best Reasons to Get a Power Scooter

April 04, 2013 2 min read

For many with limited mobility, power scooters are a huge blessing. Here are our top 5 reasons for getting one.
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Regaining Mobility After a Stroke

March 27, 2013 2 min read

Every 40 seconds someone in the US has a stroke. That’s over 795,000 strokes each year.

Most of these people will need assistance walking after the stroke, but through physical therapy many will regain their mobility. Each individual is different and will need to discuss with their doctor the best path for them, but treatment options include...

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Rollators Aid Those Recovering From Back Surgery

March 14, 2013 1 min read

Rollators are perfect for seniors with limited mobility who want to maintain an active lifestyle. But that’s not all they’re good for. They can also help those recovering from back surgery.
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Best Walker for a Cruise

March 05, 2013 1 min read

After a recent cruise vacation, I took special note of the mobility products my fellow patrons were using. While cruise ships are surprisingly handicap accessibly (hallway hand rails, plentiful elevators, raised toilet seats, etc), there are some things to consider when planning for your next vacation.
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Innovative Walking Aids: Safety Rollers and Gait Trainers

February 21, 2013 2 min read

Not everyone can use a traditional 3 or 4 Wheel Rollator. Some require a more specialized device to get around. That’s why we offer a selection of specialty rollators and accessories, including the Drive Posterior Safety Roller and numerous accessories for the Drive Trekker Gait Trainer.
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Keeping Fit Helps Your Mind Stay Young

February 01, 2013 1 min read

Up until age 65, the most important factor in living a healthy life is your genes. But after 65, you’re on your own. According to Laura Carstensen, the Director of the Stanford Center on Longevity, “After that [65], it’s predominantly about lifestyle. Exercise and nutrition become much more important.”
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Top 4 Knee Walkers

January 24, 2013 1 min read

Knee walkers, sometimes called knee scooters, provide a convenient alternative to crutches. If only one leg is injured and the injury is below the knee, the knee walker will help you get around quickly both indoors and outdoors so you don’t have to limit your activity. So what are the best knee walkers?
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Threshold Ramps Can Simplify Your Life

January 16, 2013 1 min read

When using a mobility aid, you notice things no one else does. Such as how awesome wheelchair ramps are or how annoying uneven door thresholds can be.

Don’t hassle with an uneven threshold every day! At JustWalkers.com, we now offer several threshold ramps to fit any size door or threshold height.

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8 Low Impact Exercises for the Elderly

January 09, 2013 1 min read

According to a report by the University of Alabama at Birmingham, “older adults need more frequent exercise than younger people to maintain muscle.” However, most elderly aren’t ready for strenuous, high-impact workouts.

Here are several low-impact alternatives to help you stay in shape.

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The 4 Best Bariatric Rollators

December 26, 2012 1 min read

Bariatric rollators, sometimes called heavy duty rollators, are designed to accommodate larger users. They’re wider than a traditional rollator and many can support up to 500 pounds. Here are the most popular models.
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Safely Using Your Mobility Aid in the Winter

December 19, 2012 2 min read

Love it or hate it, winter is upon us. And while it comes with many fun treats—holidays, sales, hot chocolate—it also makes getting around trickier, especially if you use a mobility aid. Here our top tips for safely getting around during the winter.
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7 Tips for Safely Using a Rolling Walker

December 13, 2012 1 min read

Rolling walkers, or rollators, are walkers with a wheel at the bottom of each leg. Though they’re relatively easy to use, there are some things you should do to ensure you have the best and safest experience. Here are our tips for safe rollator use, though we encourage you to seek guidance from a medical health practitioner for your specific situation.
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Gift Ideas for Grandparents

December 06, 2012 2 min read

I never know what to get my grandma. She likes ice cream and game shows, but that doesn’t leave me with a whole lot of options. It’s weird to wrap a carton of ice cream and by the time it’s sat under the tree for a week, it probably won’t be in top condition.

But if you’re like me, fear not! JustWalkers.com now has a Gift Ideas section just in time for the holidays.

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Our Top Four 4-Wheel Rollators

November 08, 2012 2 min read

Choosing a rollator? We can help. After years of selling walking aids online, we’ve learned what the highest quality rollators are as well as what our customers like the best. Here are four of our top recommended 4 wheel rollators.
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Questions to Consider When Buying a Rollator

October 25, 2012 2 min read

When buying a rollator or rolling walker, you have a lot options. To make sure you find the best one for your needs, ask yourself...
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Walking Aids: Standard Cane or Quad Cane?

October 18, 2012 1 min read

When choosing a cane, the first thing you need to decide is whether you want a standard cane or a quad cane. Standard canes, also called single-tip canes, have only one tip. Quad canes have four. Which one will work better depends entirely on what you need it for and how you’ll use it.
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Top 5 Tips for Using Crutches at School

October 11, 2012 2 min read

If you’ve recently gotten injured and will have to start using crutches at school, you probably have some concerns. But don’t worry. Life on crutches will take a bit of getting used to, sure, but most schools are ready to handle these situations and students tend to be supportive.
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Top 5 Causes of Inactivity to Avoid

September 20, 2012 2 min read

Recently, the World Health Organization released a warning that “a sedentary lifestyle could very well be among the 10 leading causes of death and disability in the world.” They claim that 2 million deaths every year are attributed to physical inactivity, making it one of the biggest public health issues of our time.
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The 3 Most Popular Mobility Aid Combinations

September 13, 2012 2 min read

James from Florida wrote in saying, “I’m trying to stay active, but I can’t get around without a walking aid anymore. What would you recommend? I need one that’s good for outdoors. Will I need a different one for indoor use?”
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How Not to Use Crutches – 5 Common Mistakes

September 06, 2012 2 min read

Using crutches incorrectly can be a painful experience. Either you fall on your face or, if you have them adjusted wrong, you injure everything from your hands and arms to your back and neck. Here are some of the most common crutch mistakes we recommend avoiding.
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The 5 Best (and Most Fun) Ways to Stay Active

August 30, 2012 2 min read

Whether you’re recovering from an injury or just naturally aging, if you’re buying a mobility aid chances are now more than ever you need to stay active. How? The obvious answers are exerciseand spending time with your family/friends. And those are both important. But here are some other ideas you may not have considered.
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5 Tips for Choosing a Rolling Walker (Rollator)

August 23, 2012 2 min read

Rollators make great walking aids. They’re more durable than standard walkers and allow for a more active lifestyle. When choosing a rollator, we recommend you...
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5 Coolest Walkers for Summer Travel

August 09, 2012 2 min read

Recently we wrote about what to consider when travelling with a walker. Here are some specific recommendations we think will be great for your summer travels.
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Walking Aids: Walker or Rollator?

August 02, 2012 1 min read

Most people are provided with a medical walker by their health insurance or Medicaid/Medicare, but that doesn't mean it's their best option. Depending on your lifestyle, you may prefer to have a walker or rollator or even both. Here are the differences.
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3 Things to Consider when Traveling with a Walker

July 16, 2012 1 min read

It's summertime and many of us will be doing more traveling, going on vacation and visiting loved ones. If you're travelling with a walking aid, here are a few important things to consider.

Do I need a seat? Would it be better to be pushed?

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Best Folding Walker Basket Conceals Your Belongings

April 17, 2012 1 min read

The easiest way to transport your personal belongings with you when you are using your walker is to use a basket that easily attaches to the front of your walker. Baskets eliminate the need to carry around a bulky bag or obstructive purse, which are difficult to carry when your two hands are already occupied.
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The Best Crutches Are Comfortable and Easy to Use

March 07, 2012 1 min read

If you've ever had to use crutches or if you are currently using them, you know that traditional crutches were not designed with comfort in mind. Even when used sparingly, traditional crutches can cause discomfort in your neck, shoulders, armpits, and wrists. To make the healing process more comfortable and get you back to full strength with less stress, the people at Millennial Medical have designed the In-Motion Pro Crutches with ergonomics in mind.
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The Best Walker Cup Holder Has Every Feature You Need

March 05, 2012 1 min read

Cup holders are one of our most popular walker accessories and we are fortunate to be able to provide so many different models, each with its own unique benefit. Selecting one to recommend from the group is tough, but the Adjustable, Swing-Away Drink Holder truly stands out because more than any other cup holder, it addresses every major concern that customers typically have.
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The Best Heavy Duty Walker Is Built for Durability

February 29, 2012 1 min read

For those of you who require the heavy-duty durability of a bariatric walker in a lightweight device, the Invacare Heavy Duty Dual Release Walker is just right for you. This walker has the highest weight capacity, at 700 pounds, while still maintaining a lightweight, folding frame of only 7 pounds. Its lightweight design allows you to move around effortlessly.
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The Best Walker Tray Never Needs to Be Removed

February 27, 2012 1 min read

People often recognize basic improvements to certain products and think “wow, how was this not thought of before?” This is how we instantly felt when we discovered the Mobility Table for Bariatric and Standard Walkers/Rollators.
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