How long will it take before I know
if WalkAide works for me?
Many 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
Will I be able to walk normally with WalkAide?
Many 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.
Do I use WalkAide 24 hours a day?
No. WalkAide can be worn all day, but it must be removed
and turned off before going to bed at night.
What does the electrical stimulation feel like?
The electrical stimulation in WalkAide replaces the natural,
nerve-to-muscle stimulation. Many people report a light
tingling sensation during the period of stimulation
How long does WalkAide work?
Depending 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.
Will I be electrocuted if it gets wet?
No, 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 operation.
Can 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.
Can I drive with WalkAide on?
No, you cannot drive while wearing WalkAide.
Is WalkAide covered by my health insurance plan?
All health plan coverages vary. Patients should contact
a representative of their individual health plan to
confirm their policy regarding WalkAide.