Can you get a prescription for a knee scooter?
Can Patients Receive Prescriptions for Knee Scooters? Prescriptions aren’t required to purchase or rent a knee scooter. However, the scooters can be prescribed by physicians.
How much does a KneeRover cost?
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Is a knee scooter good for knee surgery?
Using a non-weight bearing knee scooter/knee walker or other non-weight bearing mobility aid will give your body the best opportunity to heal and recover from your injury or surgery.
Is a knee scooter better than a walker?
When it comes to overall ease of everyday use, a knee scooter wins by-far. These devices glide and assist users in moving, while crutches rely on the upper-body strength of the user to carry the weight of their afflicted leg.
Who uses a knee scooter?
Knee scooters offer more freedom of movement for people suffering with below the knee injuries or mobility issues while supporting the leg in non-weight bearing position. This design allows the injured leg to remain elevated and avoids placing weight on the foot which could hinder the healing process.
Do knee scooters have brakes?
Each knee walker comes with its unique braking design. Brakes are essential for mounting and dismounting of the walker in a safe manner, and of course, controlling your speed.
Why do people need knee scooters?
Knee scooters are a modern-day solution that helps people move around with far more ease compared to the pain, discomfort, and physical exertion of using crutches. Knee walkers allow you to cover significantly more distance comfortably. You can only get so far with crutches before your upper body gives out.
What is a knee scooter?
A knee scooter, also called a knee walker, is a mobility aid device with three to five wheels, a knee rest support, and a steering handle. It allows you to take the weight off your injured leg by resting it on a padded knee support while using your uninjured foot to ride around.
Is there a kneerover with 4 wheel drive?
ALL NEW KneeRover® HYBRID FUSION Knee Scooter Patent Pending Crutch Alternative with 4 WHEEL STEERING KneeRover® has been designing and developing superior, high quality knee scooter products in the USA for over… The KneeRover® QUAD is the Next Generation knee walker, providing the ultimate in comfort, stability and all terrain freedom.
What credit cards can I use to rent a knee walker?
At Rent A Knee Walker, we accept most FLEX and Health Saving Account Credit Cards for your knee walker rental. As long as there is a Visa or MasterCard logo on the card, it can be used in the checkout process as a regular credit card. We’ve covered all the most commonly asked questions on the subject of knee scooters.
Is a knee scooter covered by Medicare?
While Medicare does cover durable medical equipment (DME), we have learned from customers that it does not cover the cost of a knee scooter—even despite knee scooters being classified as a DME. Medicare regards them as luxury items because they argue crutches do precisely the same thing, thus their reason for not covering them.