How To's Guidelines for Functional Use of the Pacer Gait Trainer part II
In the Pacer gait trainer children with a wide variety of disabilities can gain independent movement while provided with appropriate support. The Pacer accessories (we call them prompts) are infinitely adjustable to accommodate the individual needs of almost any person. Many people use the Pacer without fully appreciating the adjustments that are possible. Last week we took a closer look at the Pacer frame...
How To's Guidelines for Functional Use of the Pacer Gait Trainer part I
In the Pacer gait trainer children with a wide variety of disabilities can gain independent movement while provided with appropriate support. The Pacer accessories (we call them prompts) are infinitely adjustable to accommodate the individual needs of almost any person. Each prompt is also removable so as the client’s motor skills improve they can be removed. Many people use the Pacer without fully...
How To's Transfer into the Pacer Gait Trainer
Selection of Gait Trainer Chest Prompt Correct sizing of the gait trainer chest prompt is important. The small chest prompt fits chest circumference 14-28 inches; medium fits 22-40 inches, and large fits 28-50 inches. Using the medium chest prompt for any person with up to 40-inch chest circumference (with the narrower straps on the medium chest prompt) will make it a firmer and tighter fit. The medium...
How To's Rifton Gait Trainer Arm Prompt Adjustability
1. The Arm Prompt clamp can be placed at any position along the gait trainer bar. The opening for the Arm Prompt post can be positioned on the inside or the outside of the bar, depending how the clamp is placed. The Arm Prompt post can then be placed into the clamp, in the specific position chosen. The button on the clamp allows for height adjustability. 2. The Arm Prompt knob (located at the...