Meywalk®4 stands out in the market of assistive technology by being spring suspended. The springs stimulate the muscles of the user and the movements that are a part of a natural gait are imitated. This way the gait pattern is developed. Furthermore it has been observed that the suspension system very often motivates users with mental disabilities to move around and thus create a platform for further development. In practice the upper part of the frame follows the movements of the user and provides optimal support during the various phases of gait.
Dynamic saddle seat
A new feature on Meywalk®4 is the dynamic saddle seat that also allows the movements of the user. The rubber suspended seat allows for a certain degree of hip rotation during gait. When the user walks the saddle seat follows the sideways movements of the hips, but at the same time the user is always brought back to the starting position during the various phases of gait in a gentle and safe manner.
The dynamic seat and the padded trunk support of the walker support the user and help to keep the body erect. Both seat and trunk support are continuously adjustable in height. This way the walker can be fitted precisely to the user and allows for growth. Furthermore it is possible to adjust the angle of the seat and trunk support so that the user can place him- or herself anywhere between a vertical and slightly forward position if this proves to be necessary to support the gait function. This product is primarily for indoor use but very suitable for outdoor use on hard and flat surfaces.