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Ambulatory Technologies

Discussion in 'Podiatry Students' started by doclm, Mar 22, 2006.

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  1. doclm

    doclm Senior Member

    Mar 22, 2005
    Farmington Hills, MI
    Resident [Any Field]
    SDN 7+ Year Member

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    Any new and/or cool ambulatory technologies out there to help people get around with their daily lives?

    I have seen a few scooters and some weird looking walkers in my days being a CNA. However, I was just wondering if there was any new breakthroughs since then.

    Thanks for your input. :thumbup:
  2. dpmgrad

    dpmgrad Senior Member

    May 17, 2005
    Attending Physician
    Podiatrist SDN 7+ Year Member
    There is something called the "Roll A-bout" (am not sure of the spelling). It is where you can put your non weight bearing limb on a rolling walker unit and use it to assist you in ambulation while weight bearing on the contralateral limb. This device has been around since I was a podiatry student. However, several companies have hopped on the band wagon and has recently came out with their version of the "Roll A-bout".

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