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Rollators and wheeled walkers are mobility aids designed to give you the support you need to get around with more ease.
They come in a wide variety of styles and designs, so you can find the one that better suits your unique circumstances and budget.
Rollators and wheeled walkers can offer a little extra support for you while you're walking. The wheels help to make it a little easier to push the walking aid ahead of you, too.
If you are getting a little unsteady on your feet, need extra support when walking, and a walking stick isn't quite giving you the help you need, you may find a rollator or wheeled walker useful.
They can also be useful if you find it difficult to carry items and walk at the same time as certain rollators have a bag or a basket that can hold small items for you.
There are a few safety considerations to keep in mind when using a rollator or wheeled walker. You should make sure that you always face the front of your rollator - roll it with you, try not to twist around without it.
You should also make sure that you're "inside" the rollator frame when using it.
Don't forget to double-check the measurements on the rollator and make sure it can adjust to your height and is suitable for your weight before purchasing.
If you have any questions about a particular rollator or need help deciding if it's the right one for your needs, you can contact our Expert Advice Service here or speak to one of the team using our Live Chat system.