To go, either U-Step 2 on the left or right release lever or flip the back rest over and Press Down. Ideal for those without the hand strength to squeeze a standard hand brake.
Press Down Brake Handles Press Down U-Step 2 –
Ideal for people who cannot squeeze a hand brake. By lightly pressing down the soft rubberized brake handle it releases the brakes so you can go. Simply release the brake handle to stop.
Middle Bar Braking –
An alternative way of operating the braking system is to use the Flip brake Bar. Simply flip it backwards and press down on it to release the brakes for walking. To engage the brakes, simple flip the bar forward.
Unlike other rolling walkers, U-Step 2 you can adjust the rolling speed of the new U-Step 2. Many people find that wheeled walkers roll too fast for them. That is why we engineered a control for setting the rolling resistance. Loosen the set screw and rotate the adjustment lever to the desired amount of resistance, then re-tighten the set screw.
This Press Down optional feature is primarily used by those with Parkinson’s freezing but can be used by anyone with an irregular gait pattern. This Cueing Module can help get you started, normalize your walking and increase your stride. Press the red button on the module to project a bright red laser line on the floor to guide your step. You can also turn on the sound feature to set a beat pattern for walking speed.
Press Down U-Step 2 Walking Stabilizer| Michigan USA