In the past, people who undergoing foot or ankle surgery have no choice but to exclusively use crutches or wheelchairs to avoid placing weight on their foot as it still under recovery. Situation is different nowadays, knee scooters are commonly utilized instead of crutches or a wheelchair to allow patients to enjoy better mobility and catch up with their daily lives with fewer limitations.
Knee walkers or scooters require less upper body strength, keeps the user in a natural up-right position and are easy to use. Knee scooters have provided patients with greater mobility and freedom from the pain and inconvenience of crutches and wheelchairs. Knee walkers provide significant advantages over traditional crutches, particularly during the initial weeks of recovery from the surgery.