TODAY’S PATENT – DUAL STAIR STEP WALKER WITH ASSIST BAR
The DUAL STAIR STEP WALKER WITH ASSIST BAR was invented by Arvind B. Baliga (Medford, NJ) on 19th of March 1996, bearing the patent number US5499645A.
This invention relates to orthopedic walkers or supports, and more particularly to a supporting walker for helping or aiding a human to walk, provide a rest support while standing in place.
The lighter weight and overall design of this novel integral stair climber, lifter, bracer, and walker permits easy manipulation by the user on stairs without loss of support or stability. A cross piece extends between the upright members two-thirds of the distance up the upright members. A handle portion is attached to the upright members at the upper end thereof. The double spaced apart vertical struts interconnected with a horizontal forward extending U-shaped connecting member, each strut constructed with four-footed support platform also permits the accommodation of the varied needs of the user.