A 4 wheel walker is used to help someone walk while standing on both legs. It has hand brakes whereby one is supposed to be in a position to use themselves, it also has a basket and a seat. Its also foldable thus making it easy for storage of carrying.
Some important things to look for while getting a 4-wheel walker include; one should be able to sit with the feet touching the ground, it should be able to fit in doorways, it should have a seat and handles that are easily adjustable, it should be strong enough to support ones weight.
Essential safety measures to consider while using it are such as; checking the breaks and knobs often and also making sure that not to use it on stairs.
Before getting a 4 -wheel walker, it’s always important to consult with a health care provider so that they can recommend the right one depending on ones needs.