Are you or a loved one finding it difficult to get around easily? Did you know that more than 15,000 adults in the UAE use mobility devices? Being able to move around freely, which we call mobility, is a big deal in our everyday lives. It's not just about going from one place to another – it's about staying independent, staying social, staying physically and mentally healthy. These mobility assistive devices also help you stay safe, and have a better overall quality of life.
Mobility or power scooters are mobility aids used by seniors, pregnant women, and patients with limited mobility. They are fully motorized and can be driven on many different types of terrain, including sidewalks and shopping centers. Mobility scooters can come in many different models; some are four-wheeled, and others three-wheeled. Specific models even let you adjust the seat to your desired height. They are built like standard scooters with a basket attached to the front to carry belongings.
Maintaining mobility is crucial for a fulfilling and healthy life, whether it's navigating your home or venturing outside. Independence relies on the ability to move freely without relying on constant assistance. In such situations, mobility aids like walkers can make a significant difference. If you or a loved one is facing challenges in staying mobile and engaged, the option of using a walker might be on your mind.
Are you ready to turn your everyday walker into a gateway to a more active and fulfilling lifestyle? Imagine combining the practicality of a mobility aid with the exhilaration of a workout routine. Well, get ready to break free from the conventional perceptions of walkers because we're about to embark on an extraordinary fitness adventure together!
Seniorhood, a new chapter in your loved one’s life, might bring a lot of challenges. With age, they may need a helping hand with safer and more comfortable practices. Their body might not have the same agility and strength. It may make them dependent to move out and about- be it on canes, walkers, crutches, wheelchairs, and other mobility devices.
Parkinson's disease (PD) can make daily life difficult. Motor symptoms like tremor or trembling, stiffness, sluggish motions, and uneven balance can make it difficult to perform daily chores as the condition develops. However, there are numerous assistive devices available to help with daily activities.
Asthma, allergies, and ear infections are the most prevalent medical disorders in children. Despite our attempts to create a world for children to be self-sufficient, many continue to struggle with mobility and independence. This is especially true for kids with cerebral palsy.
All children benefit from physical activity. Exercising is important not just for children's health and well-being, but also for their growth and learning. Children and adolescents can benefit from physical activity by increasing their self-esteem, developing social ties, and learning to overcome their limitations.
Since antiquity, humans have created support devices to help individuals stand when they are sick or injured. The use of support devices dates back to 2830 BC. An Egyptian tomb's entrance carving depicts a figure leaning on a crutch-like staff. Crutch design has progressed from Tiny Tim's basic "T" in A Christmas Carol to lightweight metal braces with ice-gripping tips or energy-storing tips that act as shock absorbers and are slip resistant.