What is Platform walker?

Category: Equipment


Generic name: Walker

Walkers are assistive devices that are available in a variety of configurations depending on the needs of the patient.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Stiffness/spasticity 2 0
Balance problems 1 0
Improve mobility 1 1
Stroke 1 0
Weakness in right arm 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Platform walker

Side effect Patients Percentage
Sore back 1


Currently using Platform walker

Duration Patients Percentage
10 years or more 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Platform walker.