Walker with Seat
Are trying to decide if a walker with seat would be helpful to you or a loved one in the daily life? A walker with a seat allows the person to move using the aid of a walker and has a seat in case they should need to sit down for a rest along the way. Walking can be tiring for people who are in pain or have mobility issues. Having the extra help of a place to sit if you feel like you can not make it all the way is very beneficial.
These walkers come in many varieties and include hand breaks to keep the walker from getting away from you. Often then come with a variety of baskets to hold things that you pick up along the way. These things added together give a great feeling of independence to some who might otherwise be chair bound.
The price of these items can vary anywhere from $60 to $200 depending on what model you purchase and where you buy it. The cost of the item can sometimes be covered by health insurance and you should be sure to look into that option. They may require that you purchase a particular brand from a particular vendor in order to have the cost covered by the insurance company.
You can find these products in many of the larger department stores and the drug stores. There are also many specialty shops that you can locate who specialize in these types of products. Another place to look is on the internet. You can often locate a decent product for little price tag.
Whatever your decision on the style and model of the walker, you will be please to find such a variety available in some many price ranges. Ask you doctor’s office for some additional advice in the area of purchasing a Walker with Seat. They can give you some direction as to products they would recommend.