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Has Anyone Else Ever Tripped Over The Back Wheel Of Their Rolater?

Has Anyone Else Ever Tripped Over The Back Wheel Of Their Rolater?

Has anyone besides me, using a rolater tripped over one of the wheels? I got the one with the larger wheels because it says it's better for uneven terrain. I live in an old farmhouse, dirt and gravel driveway, lots of dips and bumps in the lawn. I don't always use it around the house because as long as I have something to grab onto if my knee buckles or I lose my balance, I'm good. I always have it nearby in case I need it
Anyway, yesterday was the third time I have tripped over the large… read more

posted January 17
A MyOsteoTeam Member

Hi Kate

Sorry to hear of your fall
My mother uses one. It also has bigger wheels, not huge but bigger the regular.
*She walks in the middle of the two back wheels. *
I don't know if this will help you. Just passing on this strategy we use. Maybe it will help until you get one you think may work better.

All the best
Cynthia

posted January 17 (edited)
A MyOsteoTeam Member

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posted January 17
A MyOsteoTeam Member

Hi you have had a rough ride.hope you recover soon, it knocks you up when you fall, it takes me ages to get going again. I've tripped over my walking stick. I have knee braces on both knees just have to plod on.

posted January 17
A MyOsteoTeam Member

Update: chest x-ray yesterday showed a fractured rib. So, at least 6 weeks of doing absolutely nothing πŸ˜”

posted 16 hours ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member

Exactly I always think that when I trip . X

posted January 18

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