• How StrideOn knee walkers can assist one leg below knee amputees

  • For many amputees, maintaining mobility and independence after surgery can be a daunting prospect. However, at StrideOn, we're committed to providing solutions that can make a profound difference during this challenging time. Our knee walkers have proven to be a vital tool in assisting one leg, below knee amputees, offering a blend of comfort, safety, and manoeuvrability. One such inspiring story is that of Harley Salter, who has found renewed mobility and independence with the help of a StrideOn knee walker.
    Harley's StrideOn Story:
    Harley Salter's experience is a shining testament to the transformative impact a StrideOn knee walker can have. When Harley’s Mum, Vanessa, first came to us, she was seeking a mobility solution that could help Harley maintain his active lifestyle as an amputee. What he discovered was more than just a device; he found a partner for his journey to recovery and beyond.
    Harley uses his StrideOn knee walker in innovative ways, even making use of it when he needs to stop and take a rest. He has found it particularly helpful when queuing, illustrating the versatility of our knee walkers. Harley's story shows that with creativity and resilience, the challenges of amputation can be mitigated, and a high quality of life can be sustained.
    Read Harley’s story here >
    The role of StrideOn knee walkers in assisting amputees
    The StrideOn knee walker has been carefully designed to provide support and help people maintain their independence. Here are a few ways it can help:
    Balance and Stability: The StrideOn knee walker provides a stable platform that helps amputees maintain balance while moving, reducing the risk of falls and further injury.
    Comfort: The padded knee platform ensures comfort while moving around, providing relief from the pressure that crutches often put on the underarms and hands.
    Independence: With a knee walker, one leg, below knee amputees, can move freely without needing assistance, fostering a sense of independence and boosting morale.
    Versatility: The knee walker is designed for both indoor and outdoor use, enabling users to navigate various terrains and situations with ease.
    Manoeuvrability: With a small turning circle, the knee walker is ideal for navigating around shops and at home with ease.
    Physical well-being: Our knee walkers ensure the user is working muscles that would otherwise be dormant if they are unable to walk with their prosthetic limb. This is maintaining physical well-being and maintaining strength in the rest of the body.
    Harley Salter's inspiring journey serves as a reminder of his determination, durability and the impact our knee walkers can have. If you or a loved one is a one leg, below knee amputee, seeking a comfortable and safe mobility solution, consider the StrideOn knee walker and feel free to contact our team for any further information