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5 Negative Reviews of iWALK2.0 Hands Free Crutch to Read Before Buying

Posted by Tom Schwab


My_kids_and_product_are_perectIt's hard to be objective when you gave birth to it.  Often parents refuse to admit their child is less than perfect, just as companies refuse to admit that their new and improved device isn't for everyone and actually  has some short comings.  You can look on any manufacturers to see the 5 Star reviews that don't tell you much.  You can often learn as much about what some people hate about a product to see if you can live with the limitations.  To help you decide if the iWALK2.0 Hands Free Crutch might be a better option than crutches for you, we collected some 1 star reviews and highlight what you need to keep in mind.  


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Topics: Product Reviews, Hands Free Crutch

Knee Walker Review: Roscoe Knee Scooter

Posted by Tom Schwab

Roscoe Knee WalkerThe Roscoe Knee Scooter was the first model with a drum brake on the rear wheels.  Easy to operate and not requiring much grip strength, the operator can come to a  controlled stop.  Once the parking break is set the unit is stable allowing the user to remove both hands form the handlebars.  This is especially helpful while fixing meals in the kitchen or in the bathroom getting ready for the day.

The Roscoe meets all the requirements in What to Look for in a Knee Scooter, but it is not perfect.  Here is The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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Topics: Product Reviews, Knee Walker

Knee Walker Review: Goodbye Crutches turning knee scooter

Posted by Tom Schwab

Goodbye crutches turning knee walker scooterAs an independent distributor, we have evaluated every knee scooter on the market. Whenever a new unit comes out we buy one and let local patients, doctors and our entire staff give their feedback.  This is how we learn the Good, the Bad and the Ugly or each one.  We firmly believe the unit we now offer users the most stability, mobility and freedom while minimizing the limitations of many knee scooters.

The Goodbye Crutches Knee Walkers meets all the requirements in What to Look for in a Knee Scooter, and is the best currently on the US market...but it's not perfect  Here is The Good, The Bad and The Ugly


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Topics: Product Reviews, FAQ, Knee Walker

Seated Scooter Comparison: Gemini vs. Voyager

Posted by Tom Schwab

first renter of a seated scooterIn the Spring of 2010 a new option to crutches was introduced to those people who were unable to kneel comfortably.  The Seated Scooter was a variation on the Turning Knee Walker designed for those who needed to be non weight bearing on their lower limb.

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Topics: Product Reviews, Seated Scooter, FAQ

5 Great Foot and Ankle Products at the 2013 AAOS

Posted by Tom Schwab

Best Foot and Ankle Products fo the 2013 AAOSI recently attended the Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons annual meeting in Chicago.  For more than 22 years I've had the opportunity to see the new an improved.  Often more expensive metal designed to make bone heal or an elaborate solution only limited by the current reimbursement cap.  After all those years, many of the real problems are yet to be adequately addressed.  These 5 products struck me as some of the greatest things I saw for Foot and Ankle at the 2013 AAOS.  Often I heard surgeon give them the ultimate compliment "Why didn't I think of that a decade ago?"

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Topics: Health Care Providers, Product Reviews

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