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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

  • where can I order a set?

    trudy says:
  • It looks like the top element of the crutch fits under the arm of the user. The armpit being a highly dense spot, in terms of nerve endings and blood vessels, I wonder if putting pressure on them is such a good idea.

    I may be wrong of course.

    Romain says:
  • Please see http://www.mobilegs.com to inquire about ordering.

    Mobilegs will be available in July 2010. We will be on-line at CSN.com, CVS stores on the East Coast.

    The underarm saddle alleviates underarm pressure that exists using a traditional crutch.

    url=http://www.mobilegs.com

    T. Nelson mobilegs.com says:

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