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The Helper / Walking aid.

Projected to give people with muscular or bone pain, caused by age or accidents, a chance to improve their capacities of walking to pursue their daily tasks and to avoid the wheel chair.
Its design gives support and relieves the body weight from joints or bones.
Steering is done by the movement of the hips.
Seat height is adjustable to suit all users.
It is foldable and can be easily transported.
Under the seat is a container with a nylon bag for transporting “The Helper” when disassembled.
It was designed to: Restore independence, overcome difficulties, provide comfort, regain leg strength and restore self confidence and quality of life


Bueno, Helena

Bueno, Helena
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

UniverCidade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
José Abramovitz, Danilo Filho, Sidney Freitas, Luis Alberto Rozo, Marco maia, João Lutz.


Bueno, Helena

Bueno, Helena
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Helena bueno