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Aids To Daily Living

Having limited mobility can be a challenging predicament. Some of the normal activities performed throughout the day can become the most difficult tasks to achieve simply because you are not able to move around as easily as you would like. We understand how stressful this can be and often is, but it does not have to be. Our certified mobility professionals are trained to assist you in improving your quality of life by providing you with the best mobility products available which include Aids to Daily Living (ADLs).  These products will serve as aids to improve your success at completing mobility related activities of daily living (MRADLs).

Below are a few popular Aids to Daily Living (ADLs):

Canes and Crutches

  • Single Point
  • Quad Canes
  • Underarm crutches
  • Forearm crutches

Canes and crutches could be covered by your insurance; however, we will need a prescription (Rx) from your primary care physician sent to us that states either of these items will be required and medical necessary.

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Walkers & Rollators

This includes those with wheels or without wheels. They are generally covered partially or completely by insurance under the following circumstances:

  • If you suffer from extreme limitations concerning completion of MRADLs in your home
  • A Cane or crutch will not suffice to improve your mobility needs
  • You are able to safely use a walker independently
  • Your mobility issues can be improved with the help of a walker

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Wheelchairs/Powered mobility devices

  • Manual Wheelchair
  • Scooters
  • Power Wheelchair

Your insurance will require that your physician and provider evaluate your needs and expected use of the mobility product you will qualify for. They must determine which is the least level of equipment needed to help you be mobile within your home to accomplish daily activities by performing a mobility evaluation. The type wheelchair or scooter will be determined if canes, crutches, walkers and rollators or any other previously mentioned equipment will not assist in improving your completion of MRADLs. Your insurance may even assist in covering the cost for equipment. With the help of your primary care physician and/or physical therapist we can find out if your insurance will either pay a certain percentage or if they will reimburse you.

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For more information on aids to daily living or how you can get mobility equipment through insurance, be sure and contact us at 888-345-1780 or fill out our Insurance Qualification Form online now. We look forward to helping you regain your independence!

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