mobilegs crutches
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jun 02, 2010
mobilegs crutches

jeff weber, one of the aeron chair’s co-creators and a designer for herman miller turned his attention to
designing a better crutch after suffering an injury to his leg. weber used a pair of standard crutches,
learning first hand how difficult and uncomfortable they are to use. weber set out to design a better crutch
that was ergonomically and affordable for the masses. mobilegs is the solution weber designed. they have
adjustable grips that are angled to match the arms natural position. the design comes in a standard and
‘ultra’ version, which come with a breathable membrane arm rest that cushions the user. both versions
are made using aluminum and weber is already setting his sights on other mobility products such as
wheelchairs and walkers.

via fast company

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