Videos The Mobile Frame: Rifton Pacer Gait Trainer Video 1
The Pacer gait trainer's mobile frame can be used on its own as a simple mobility aid, or with added supports based on the client's needs. Its durability and stability make it a primary choice for overland gait training with clients of all ages from children in Early Intervention to adults and teens in rehab post stroke SCI, or TBI. A transcript is provided below for viewers with hearing disabilities...
Videos The Chest Prompt Support: Rifton Pacer Gait Trainer Video 2
Trunk support can be achieved with the Rifton Pacer gait trainer by using the rotational chest prompt support. It is not just another walker. With trunk support the Pacer becomes a device that can assist even the most involved clients by securing their balance and placing them into a gently forward-leaning position that can encourage stepping. Basic use and adjustment of the chest prompt support is covered...
Videos The Adaptive Arm Prompts: Rifton Pacer Gait Trainer Video 3
Adaptive arm prompts can be used with the Rifton Pacer gait trainer to assist weight-bearing, accommodate a user with upper extremity contractures, or encourage an appropriate posture for gait practice. This video segment demonstrates their basic adjustment and use. A transcript is provided below for viewers with hearing disabilities. Watch more videos in this series: Rifton Pacer gait trainer video 1 |...
Videos Positioning the Hips for Mobility: Rifton Pacer Gait Trainer Video 4
The hip positioner—also known in the field as a 'saddle'—is a crucial component in partial weight bearing gait training, and an option most other pediatric or adult support walkers do not have. Supporting and positioning the pelvis either anteriorly or posteriorly can make a significant difference in a client's ambulatory gains. It is important to understand the hip positioner's correct use, as...
Videos The Thigh Prompt Aids: Rifton Pacer Gait Trainer Video 5
Providing varying degrees of abduction, the thigh prompt aids swing freely with a client's stride. Because they help keep the lower extremities aligned, thigh prompt aids also encourage weight-bearing. Discover their basic adjustments and see them in use in this video. A transcript is provided below for viewers with hearing disabilities. Watch more videos in this series: Rifton Pacer gait trainer video 1 |...
Videos The Ankle Prompts: Rifton Pacer Gait Trainer Video 6
Controlling a client's stride length and placement in the Rifton Pacer walker is easy with use of Rifton's ankle prompts. They can be used to prevent scissoring by placing a client's feet with enough separation to encourage independent stepping and mobility. This video covers inserting the ankle prompts into the Pacer walker frame and demonstrates basic adjustment and use. A transcript is provided below...