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In The News

Below are just a few examples of our press coverage. Look for the iWALK2.0 on TV, radio, online, and in newspapers, journals, and magazines.

The story of the iWALK2.0 begins with a farmer who created the original version to give himself an easier way to be more mobile while recovering from a lower leg injury. Read more.

Injured Miss Florida Contestant Competes with Help of ‘Pirate Leg’. One beauty queen wasn’t going to let an injury stop her from taking the stage to compete for the title of Miss Florida USA. Read more.

Carolyn Storck began using the iWALK 2.0 to help keep weight off her leg while she worked 12-hour shifts amid the pandemic. Read more.

Ashlie Vaughn experienced her worst nightmare when she learned that a fall one week before her wedding left her ankle broken in three places. Read more.

Medical study of foot and ankle patients finds 86% prefer hands-free crutch to standard issue crutches during non-weight bearing period. Read more.

New research finds that non-weight bearing foot and ankle patients prefer using a hands-free crutch to standard crutches. 
Manufacturing in Focus works to shine a light on industry leaders in that sector, and give their readers a look into what makes them successful. Read about what they have to say about the iWALK hands-free crutch. 
Business in Focus works to shine a light on industry leaders in that sector, and give their readers a look into what makes them successful. Read about what they have to say about iWALK hands-free crutch. 

A determined woman managed to complete a gruelling 10k endurance race – with a severely broken ankle – by wearing a hi-tech peg-leg. Read more.

Big Ideas That Might Change The World: “Hands-free crutches that allow people with leg injuries to live a functional, independent lifestyle”. Read more.
On “Try it Tuesday,” hostess Mellissa Foreman learned to walk on the iWALK2.0 hands-free crutch during a commercial break! Crutches are obsolete for below knee injuries.
Crutch-alternative means not having to sit on the sidelines – how our hands-free device is helping a young golfer get back on the links after surgery for a rare tumour.
iWALK2.0 is a better crutch!” exclaimed Dr. Frank McGeorge of Detroit’s Channel 4 News. Looking to offer an unbiased opinion, he took the iWALK2.0 for a test drive and couldn’t believe how fast he was able to walk around. See the entire story below.

“Crutches haven’t changed much in design since they were first made commercially available over 100 years ago. However, this hands-free crutch is hoping to make recovering from an injury more painless and leave your arms and hands free to use.”
Innovation Nation is nationally broadcast on CBS and features the most innovative products and inventors from around the world. Host Ally Ward visited iWALKFree headquarters to learn more about the innovative iWALK2.0 hands free crutch.
KTLA Morning news, the top spot to get your morning news in LA, has CEO Brad Hunter and Vice President of Sales Erin Earlywine on the show to speak of the great benefits the iWALK2.0 offers. Check it out on their website here.
KVLY 11 morning news, featuring iWALK 2.0 and the great benefits that it offers to below knee amputees.

The KCAL 9 news, featuring orthopedic surgeon Dr. Hooman Melamed talking about benefits of iWALK 2.0:

SRF Swiss news segment featuring the iWALK2.0 as the best crutch alternative in the market.
“Harrison Ford gets help from a high tech crutch”.  As E! News reported, Ford, who was injured while using the door of the Millennium Falcon, was spotted wearing the iWALK2.0.
“Harrison Ford broke his left leg, but on Sunday night Han Solo himself was out to dinner and walking on his own—with a little help from a knee-supporting crutch.” View article
iWALK 2.0 rated 9/10: “This, I realized, was the mobility I deserved. I placed my order and spent two full weeks seeing just how much I could do on the iWalk2.0!” View article

120,000 attendees from all over the world cast their vote for the best-designed product. iWALK2.0 earned the highest score! View article

“There are gadgets that are game changers, I consider the iWALK 2.0 a life changer!” View article

“Among the A-listers who have used it are world championship surfer Kelly Slater, NFL players Romeo Pullum, Tanner Pearson and Marcus Mariota, and actor Harrison Ford.” View article

David Whiting, columnist for the Orange County Register, quickly discovered, “…that anyone using clumsy crutches is so last century.”  View article

“In Nashville, I actually just got fed up with having no hands when I crutched around, so I went to a medical supply store, did a little research online and went and got [the iWalk 2.0],” Bonino said at the Penguins’ last media availability of the season. View article

“iWALK2.0 offers more comfort and independence, with the hands and arms remaining free. The device offers people a functional and independent lifestyle as they are recovering from many common lower leg injuries. View article

A new plastic hands-free crutch is giving a fresh lease of life to amputees in the United States. Laura Hughes, Editor of Medical Plastics News, caught up with iWALKFree President Brad Hunter to learn about the background of the project. View article

“Brad Hunter, the Innovator of iWALK2.0 and Leslie Smith, a user of the iWALK2.0, join us this morning to explain how the device can help people get around much easier.”

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