Posture Control Walkers/Gait Trainers
Kaye’s line of posture control walkers/gait trainers enables walking with support at the back/posterior of the body. Accessories and components can provide weight-bearing assistance and specific positioning of the trunk, pelvis, legs, arms and heads as required by the child. These walkers/gait trainers are designed to make walking less energy consuming and to improve alignment and maximize a client’s potential for walking. Available in six sizes for toddlers through adults; all models fold for storage.
The Kaye Dynamic Stander allows 360° of movement within the base of support while the client is standing. The stander is specifically designed for clients who have trouble balancing or weight shifting on their own or cannot stand unaided. Excursion of movement is adjustable via a spring-loaded crank. Clients can begin by experiencing limited movement, then can increase range of movement as they develop confidence. Since sway can be damped down, clients can pair postural control with function, and can experience weight shifts typical of reaching, eating and self-care activities. Available in two sizes for clients up to 6'2" tall.
Anterior Support Walker
The anterior support walker is designed for kids who can support weight on their legs and take steps, but who lack the balance or body and shoulder control required by more traditional walkers. Created to address the needs of children with severe spasticity, athetosis or ataxia, the anterior support walker is available in three sizes, and its front wheels can swivel or lock in the forward position. Rear wheels are equipped with external ratchets to prevent the walker from rolling backwards. Handgrip adjusts fore and aft, and cushion angle adjusts.
Dynamic S3 & DS4
Designed for clients who do not develop
adequate balance, weight shift or postural
control to stand or walk unaided, Kaye’s
dynamic multi-positional standers allow
360° of movement within the base support
while the client is standing. The excursion of
movement of the stander is adjusted via a
spring-loaded crank, and range of movement
can be increased as clients develop confidence.
Resistance to movement can also be adjusted
so clients can work on postural control. The
standers enable clients to experience natural
weight shifts that occur when reaching or
performing self-care activities. The tray comes