Do I Need A Knee Walker Basket?
- If you have ever seen a knee scooter, did it have a basket on the front? Some knee walkers come with them as standard, and some knee scooters come with out one, it all depends on the price and model you choose.
So What Is The Purpose Of The Basket?
If you have ever had the displeasure of using crutches you will know that utilizing both hands while remaining mobile can be a real challenge. This is the case with crutches. Often requiring two hands in order to support the full weight of an individual there is not much of a convenience that comes with using them.
Although some people may be able to use a backpack or have a friend/family member carry their belonging’s, its often inconvenient to reach into the bag and get what you need. This is not the case when using a knee walker with a basket and it makes traveling with a knee walker much simpler and easier.
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A knee scooter basket allows the user to remain completely mobile while fully being able to get hold of their belongings in a quick easy manner. Most baskets can easily hold up to around ten pounds of weight. This makes carrying things like a water bottle, wallet, work folders, purse, umbrella and many other personal items easy. The added convenience of having the items right at your fingertips far outweigh using crutches.
So Not Every Knee Scooter Comes With A Basket
Yes, not all knee scooters come with a basket which is why doing your homework before purchasing or renting a knee walker is a good idea. Often the cheaper models will not come with a basket. If your looking for the best basket in the business, look no further than The Swivelmate Knee Walker. Fully included with the walker this basket is made of sturdy wire mesh and easily attaches and detaches from the quick release bracket on the steering post.
What If I Purchase A Knee Scooter Without A Basket?
If you purchase or rent a knee scooter without a basket that doesn't mean you can't have a basket, you have options! If you decide you would like a basket, TKWC Inc. offers A Knee Walker Basket Kit that is easy to setup and includes a universal mounting kit, which fits most knee walkers. (pictured to the right).
It can be purchased right here on rentakneewalker.com and on amazon.com.
The Knee Walker Basket Kit from TKWC INC
The Knee Walker Basket Kit was designed with you in mind. It easily installs in two minutes. Holding up to 11 pounds it can detach from the knee walker in seconds when traveling. The best part about this kit is that it fits most knee walker models making it very convenient. Offering a generous size for everyday items, the easy to install kit is an absolute favorite among knee walker users.
It easily detaches and re-attaches in seconds making it very versatile and easy to use when you want to fold your knee walker and need to take the basket off quickly.
Do Knee Walkers Come With Other Accessories?
Baskets are just some of the knee scooter accessories that you can add onto your knee walker to make life easier during recovery. Check out some of these nifty items which will no doubt assist you on your road to recovery!
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If you like the convenience of having your items at an easy arm’s length reach, then the knee walker basket is right for you. Its the best way to transport items while utilizing everything a knee scooter has to offer.
Don't take our word for it. Just have a look at some of our happy customers who have put the knee walker baskets to good use during their recovery!
Ken from Whitesboro, New York
Anh from Rolesville, North Carolina
Robin from Nashville, Tennessee
"My dog, Oliver, and I just cruising around the house on my seated knee walker!"
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