What is Platform walker?

Category: Equipment

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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
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Platform walker

Side effect Patients
Sore back 1

Duration

Currently using Platform walker

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
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.