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Mobility Assistive Devices Directory

With age or health problems, sometimes mobility devices are needed to help you get around. Whether temporary or long-term, wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, and canes may be very useful to help prevent falls and provide stability. You may need to adapt your living space to accommodate your assistive device. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to use mobility devices, why you may need to use them, and much more.

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