What is the role of walking aid?

- Feb 07, 2018-

(1) Maintain Balance

Such as the elderly, non-central dysfunction of the lower extremity weakness, lower extremity spasm forward poor, unable to balance the movement of the center of gravity and other obstacles. But for elderly stroke, multiple cerebral infarction patients with balance disorders, little effect.

(2) Support Weight

Hemiplegia, paraplegia, patients with weakness or weakness in both lower extremities can not support weight or because of joint pain can not be loaded, the walker can play a role in the alternative.

(3) Enhance Muscle Strength

Often use the cane, axillary crutch, due to support the body, therefore, the upper extremity muscle strength enhancement effect.

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