Walkers offer optimal stability, and the versatility to meet the needs of people with varying mobility levels. Rollators (or rolling walkers) offer more maneuverability than a walker and allow the user more freedom and independence in and outside the home.
Standard Walkers: Lightweight, foldable, adjustable height, raised H-frame and cushioned hand grips usually accommodate wheels or sliders.
Wheeled walkers: Front fixed wheels or front rotating wheels, rear glide caps facilitate use in all surfaces.
Standard Rollators often fold for convenient transport and storage. They are usually equipped with a seat and a backrest. Rollators can be as light as 13 pounds, and wheel sizes are usually 5,6,7 or 8 inches. Regular models have a 250-pound weight capacity. Rollators with eight-inch wheels are designed for outdoor use.