Walking frames are lightweight frames that help individuals with their mobility. Walking frames can be used both indoors and outdoors. The main walking frames used in the United Kingdom are:
- Zimmer frame,
- Rollator frame/wheeled walking frame,
- Gutter frame,
- Delta frame/three-wheeled walker,
- Four-wheeled walker
It is a lightweight aluminium frame that has four legs attached to four rubber ferrules. Zimmer was the manufacturer’s name, and later became the common name for this type of frame.
It is a lightweight aluminium frame. It has two wheels at the front and two sticks with a rubber ferrule at the back.
It is a lightweight aluminium frame with two wheels at the front and two sticks at the back with rubber ferrules. Alternatively, it may have four sticks with rubber ferrules.
Delta frame/Three-Wheeled Walker
It is a walker with three wheels and rubber tyres. Therefore, it is smooth to manoeuvre. It can also be used outdoors.
As the name implies, it has four wheels with tyres. Therefore, it is easy to manoeuvre outdoors.