Knee Scooter Information
Knee scooters have some serious limitations to be aware of as you choose a mobility device for lower leg injuries and foot injuries such as sprained ankles, Achilles tendon ruptures and Jones fractures. These four-wheeled knee walkers, or knee rollers, have been gaining in popularity as a crutch alternative despite being so large and cumbersome. The bulkiness of the knee scooter makes them difficult to transport, and their large turning radius makes navigating in small spaces impossible. While knee scooters do eliminate the pain associated with conventional under arm crutches, you must use both hands to steer, so they are not hands free, making even simple tasks difficult to accomplish. Also, since they have wheels, uneven or sloped ground is extremely challenging, and forget all about going up or down stairs!
Knee Scooter vs iWALK2.0 Comparison
When comparing knee scooters to iWALK2.0, it is clear that the iWALK2.0 is the best crutch alternative. While the iWALK2.0 works similar to a knee scooter in that you kneel on your shin, it offers so much more in mobility and freedom. The iWALk2.0 is a hands-free, pain-free crutch that solves the limitations of bulky knee scooters. It is lightweight, so it is easy to transport, and as an extension of your leg, it is easy to navigate very small spaces. In fact, you can even use your iWALK2.0 in the shower! The iWALK2.0 is pain-free like knee scooters, but since it is also hands-free you can return to your normal day-to-day activities unrestricted, so that you can take care of yourself, and those around you while your lower leg injuries heal. The iWALK2.0 is more than a knee walker, it’s a temporary lower leg! See our iWALK2.0 and Knee Scooter Comparison Chart below to see why the iWALK2.0 is the BEST mobility device for lower leg injuries!