Where is the model number on a drive walker?
The serial number on the 4204 rolling walker is located on a sticker under the seat on the crossbar the seat is attached to. Refer to the picture below. If you cannot find the serial number, please call customer service for assistance at (800) 557-6682 option 1.
How can I make my walker less noisy?
If you are using a walker with wheels, and you do not have any weight bearing limitations, you can roll the walker along the floor continuously as you stay between or slightly ahead of the back legs. Wheeled walkers make less noise if you aren’t pushing down hard on the back legs while advancing the device.
How much does a drive walker cost?
All walkers can be categorized under three distinctive types available on the current market, namely: standard walkers, wheeled walkers, or rollator walkers….The Usual Costs of Different Types of Walkers.
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How do you replace a brake handle on a rollator?
Slide the hand-grip off the handle bar. Next, to remove the old handle, locate the screw or screws that hold the loop brake handle on the handle bar and slide off. After the old one is removed, slide the new one in place and tighten, then add the hand grip.
How do you replace the wheels on a rollator?
How to Change Rear Wheel on Nitro Walker Rollator
- Lock the wheel in place.
- Remove the Hub Cap with a Flat End Screw driver or similar tool.
- Use a Socket Wrench (13MM) to remove the Lock-nut from the frame and axle.
- Release the brake and slide the wheel off.
- Repeat these steps in reverse to install the new wheel!
Do I need tennis balls on my walker?
Why Do People Put Tennis Balls on Walkers? Walkers with tennis balls help those people who like to or can only slide the walker rather than lift it. The use of tennis balls, in such cases, helps people slide the walker more easily by offering slightly more stability than otherwise.
Are all walkers the same size?
Standard walkers are 32″ to 40″ high and great for people between 5’5″ – 6’6″. They are typically 25″-29″ wide so take the width into consideration if you have narrow doorways or halls. There are narrower walker that are typically 22″-24″ wide but you have to specifically look for those if you need it.
Does Medicare pay for a walker?
Medicare generally covers walkers as part of “durable medical equipment.” To get full coverage, you may need a Medicare Supplement plan. A walker may be essential for you if you struggle to walk without support.
How do you adjust brakes on a rollator walker?
Brake Cable Adjustments
- Locate the brake adjuster located on the hand brake.
- Loosen the brake cable adjustment lock nut away from the brake handle housing.
- Turn the hand brake adjuster counterclockwise to tighten the brake or clockwise to loosen the brake.
What can I use instead of tennis balls on a walker?
Walker Coasters are a safer, cleaner alternative to the tennis balls many users place on walkers to help them see the walker’s legs and avoid stumbling or tripping. Where the soft covers of tennis balls tend to grab, especially on rough surfaces such as concrete, Walker Coasters mobility aids glide over surfaces.