long will it take before I know if WalkAide
works for me?
people who try WalkAide experience immediate and substantial
improvement. The medical professional who fits WalkAide
will program the device to suit your individual needs
for optimal effectiveness.
I be able to walk normally with WalkAide?
people who try WalkAide experience immediate
and substantial improvement in their walking
ability and enjoy a much more natural gait.
However, there is no guarantee that WalkAide
can help you.
I use WalkAide 24 hours a day?
WalkAide can be worn all day, but it must
be removed and turned off before going to
bed at night.
does the electrical stimulation feel like?
electrical stimulation in WalkAide replaces
the natural, nerve-to-muscle stimulation.
Many people report a light tingling sensation
during the period of stimulation during walking.
long does WalkAide work?
on how much you use WalkAide, the battery
should last anywhere from one to three weeks.
WalkAide will give you both an audio and
visual warning that the battery is low. A
red light appears on the stimulator and the
device beeps to indicate when the standard
AA battery needs to be replaced.
I be electrocuted if it gets wet?
but you should avoid water while wearing
WalkAide. While every effort has been made
to weatherproof the device, continued correct
functioning of the device requires careful
I shower or swim with WalkAide on?
you should avoid water when wearing WalkAide.
Remove the WalkAide when you take a shower
or if you go for a swim.
I drive with WalkAide on?
you cannot drive while wearing WalkAide.
WalkAide covered by my health insurance plan?
health plan coverages vary. Patients should
contact a representative of their individual
health plan to confirm their policy regarding