Types of Rehabilitation Products
Many of us are familiar with rehabilitation products such as wheelchairs, walking canes, mobility scooters and the list goes on. However, we may not be so familiar with some of the other names for these products. Products such as these have a wide variety of uses that span from the everyday to the very complex. As technology advances, we are seeing more products make their way onto store shelves for the general public. It is important to remember that the name does not necessarily reflect how they perform.
For instance, the very simple and commonplace cane has been a traditional piece of equipment used for mobility across the world for generations. The same thing could be said for a walker, which can assist in getting around with difficulty or injuries. Similarly, wheelchairs and similar products have become more commonplace in our society, especially with the younger generation. While you might be hard pressed to find someone who would refer to a walker or a cane as rehabilitation products, you will find many do so on a daily basis.
In fact, some may wonder if these products should even be classified as rehabilitation products at all. As with anything else, if it works, you work. There are many different types of products in the rehabilitation field, so no product is really any better or worse than another. Rehabilitation is a wide field, and each doctor, nurse, therapist or doctor is likely to use a wide variety of products.