Walking is a complex function. Dynamic gait training refers to the often unobserved but significant shifts of body and weight which occur in typical gait patterns. In the therapy community there is a growing consensus that a well-positioned pelvis, in combination with dynamic movement, is critical to successful gait training. A specialized gait trainer,like the Rifton Dynamic Pacer, helps achieve proper positioning and provides the dynamic weight-bearing and weight-shifting needed for a more natural gait pattern and easier stepping.
The Rifton TRAM is a transfer and mobility device designed to deliver three powerful functions in one compact unit: gait training, sit-to-stand transfers, and seated transfers. The TRAM offers far more utility than a standard patient lift at a remarkably low price.
Mobility is for everyone.
This simple idea inspired us to design the ever-growing family of Pacers. With five Rifton Pacer gait trainer sizes, we’ve ensured that more clients – infants as young as nine months and adults up to 275 lbs – can experience the benefits of walking and gait training. Designed for a wide range of clients with varying abilities, Rifton Pacer Gait Trainers are renowned for their modular design, durability, and flexibility. When appropriately supported and positioned in a Pacer, thousands of people of all ages have enjoyed independence and improved strength and confidence.
Lift. Ambulate. Transfer.