How to Rent a Knee Scooter and Save Money
You may have just become familiar with what knee scooters are. Your next question might be, can I rent a knee scooter?
The answer, off course, is yes!
So how does one go about renting a knee scooter and saving some money?
In this article, we will discuss the following:
Where can I rent a knee scooter?
This is a question often asked by our customers before they hear about us from a Google search or their doctor. There are a few options for renting knee scooters (also referred to as knee walkers.)
Online companies have many advantages over local medical suppliers. But sometimes, when you need one immediately, local can be a great option.
Some hospitals also rent out knee scooters, but the policies vastly differ. From our experience, they are more likely to rent out lower quality models than the local medical supply store.
How to rent a knee scooter online?
In the age of smartphones, Amazon Prime, and instant access to whatever you need—it's no wonder more people are renting their knee scooters online than visiting their local medical supply store. In almost all cases, the online option far succeeds the capabilities of the local stores.
As you can already expect, renting online is the most convenient way. You don't have to leave the house to order or pick-up. Simply go to our rentals page , complete your order, and your unit will arrive at your doorstep in a few days.
How much is a scooter rental?
A knee scooter rental price varies among companies. It can go as high as $55 a week. At Rent A Knee Walker, the rental rate for a scooter is $25 a week. We don't up-charge for premium models, and we include a free basket accessory for our knee scooters.
When renting online is the best option.
Renting a knee scooter online is an excellent option for those who:
If you have a surgery scheduled in the future that requires a period of non-weight bearing, then renting a knee walker from an online store like Rent A Knee Walker can be a great option for you.
Now for the cons.
Renting a Knee Scooter Locally Near You
They're a few circumstances that renting a knee scooter from your local provider would be better than renting online:
Related: Knee Scooter Rental in Orlando and Central Florida
Which knee scooter is best?
The best knee scooter is the one that best suits your specific needs. You must choose a knee scooter that will fit your budget, lifestyle and the activities you partake in.
For indoor use, we recommend the Swivelmate Knee Walker. It's a premium model (which we are the exclusive providers) that, aside from being very comfortable, has a unique ability to make 90-degree turns. This means navigating around the house, and obstacles is a breeze.
For outdoor use, we recommend the Orthomate All Terrain Knee Scooter . It has air-filled rubber tires that absorb the shock of rough outdoors surfaces—making for a comfortable and smooth ride.
How to Rent with Rent A Knee Walker
Renting with us is easy — we don't like complicated things.This is the journey with Rent A Knee Walker in 7 easy steps:
1. Choose the right model.
First, decide on the model that best suits your needs. Will you be using your scooter mostly indoors or outdoors? Refer to the previous section of this article for a refresher.
For overall and mostly indoor use, choose a Swivelmate Knee Walker.
If you will spend most of your time in the great outdoors, pick the Orthomate All Terrain Knee Scooter.
2. How long will you need it?
At the checkout process, you can select the amount of time you will need the knee scooter. If you're unsure, you can choose the minimum required rental period, and we will add more time as you need it.
When you rent online with us, the online rental minimum is four weeks and shipping is free both ways! No surprise fees or hefty shipping costs to worry about. If you rent locally with us, you just pay weekly as you go.
When going through the checkout process on our website, you'll be presented with a shipping calculator to see when the unit will arrive.
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Do you want extra comfort?
Want to carry your belongings with you?
If so, you may also want to consider customizing your leg scooter with a knee pad for extra cushion , a cup holder or smartphone mount for convenience.
Related: Best Knee Scooter Accessories
4. Complete your order
You'll be asked for the usual billing, shipping and payment info. After your order goes through, you will receive a confirmation email.
Your scooter will arrive securely packed in a box with a return label inside. It's important that you save this box and label, you will use it to send the unit back to us (again, free shipping!)
Your rental time begins when the unit is received, and yours to use for the remainder of your recovery. Your rental period can easily extend as needed.
Many of our customers praise their knee scooters as lifesavers. It will be your best friend during your recovery period—it will allow you to be independent and enable you to do most (if not all) your usual activities.
But don't just take our word for it, read what our customers have to say about their experience.
When your doctor gives you the okay, and no will no longer be needing the scooter, it's time to ship it back.
Put the knee scooter in the original box and attach the provided return label. That box can be dropped off at any UPS pick-up location, and a confirmation email will be sent upon return.
Whether you are renting a knee scooter online or locally, it's good to know what to look out for. Renting a knee scooter is a great way to use premium quality models at a value price and dealing with uncertain recovery time.
Whether online or in Orlando, Florida, Rent A Knee Walker has you covered!
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