Meywalk® 2000 is a gait trainer for people with various types of disabilities. The steel frame is robust, designed and proven to endure the test of time. Meywalk2000 is utilized as a preferred solution, a proven device recommended and prescribed by healthcare practitioners for both gait training in both clinical settings and in the community.
A unique feature of the Meywalk2000 is the ease of transfer to access the device.
Meywalk 2000 is spring suspended, meaning that seat and trunk support follow the movements of the user and provides optimal support through all the phases of gait. The spring suspension promotes a natural gait pattern.
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Meywalk 2000 is available in 3 sizes: Small & Medium for children and Large for young people from around 14 years of age up to adults.
|Length||85 cm / 33.5″||95 cm / 37.5″||95 cm / 37.5″|
|Width||68 cm / 27″||70 cm / 28″||70 cm / 28″|
|Inner width||48 cm / 19″||48 cm / 19″||48 cm / 19″|
|Seat height||48-66 cm
|Trunk support height||81-100 cm
|Trunk support sizes (cm)||70, 90, 105||70, 90, 105, 120, 130||70, 90, 105, 120, 130|
|Weight||22 kg / 49 lbs||25 kg / 56 lbs||26 kg / 56 lbs|
|Maximum load||100 kg / 220 lbs||100 kg / 220 lbs||100 kg / 220 lbs|
Meywalk 2000 includes standard features such as a trunk support and seat, which are both continuously variable with regards to client’s height. This means that Meywalk 2000 can be adjusted to fit the user and provide optimal support at all sizes. The trunk support is chosen on the basis of the circumference of the user’s chest and is available in 5 sizes: 70, 90, 105, 120 and 130 cm.
Meywalk 2000 is a dynamic gait trainer with a suspension system that uses springs to accommodate the user’s weight. Chose the spring that best matches weight and/or client’s gait.
There is a rear stop / adjustable sacral support which supports the lower back of the user and holds the pelvis in place on the seat.
Getting into a Meywalk 2000 is easy by means of the unique lifting and lowering system. As shown in the photos, the tilt bar of the gait trainer is unlocked at the front of the frame thereby lowering the seat. The user places her or his wheelchair between the rear wheels of Meywalk 2000 so the distance to the seat of Meywalk2000 is minimized. The user can now get into the gait trainer with minimal support and the seat is re-lifted.
Transferring in 4 easy steps with the Meywalk2000:
- Apply brakes
- Lower Meywalk2000, releasing tilt bar.
- Open Ring support (chest)
- Lower (flip down) rear stop
Once client is safely transferred into Meywalk2000, reverse the steps:
- Flip up Rear stop, ensure locked into place
- Close ring support (chest) around client
- Lift Meywalk2000 until clicks in place
- Release brakes to operate the Meywalk2000