The R82 Mustang Gait Trainer Walker is a heavy duty, versatile gait training system for children with special needs. The R82 gait trainer can be configured as a posterior gait trainer or anterior gait trainer. It comes standard with lock out brakes that can be drag adjusted to increase or decrease your child’s walking speed. The Mustang Gait Trainer’s lightweight, foldable frame makes it easy to transport, so your child can walk wherever his busy life takes him.
The R82 Mustang Gait Trainer Walker comes standard with a chest support to stabilize the child’s trunk, allowing the child to focus their much needed strength and energy on walking. The standard center spar is height and angle adjustable to provide a more custom upright standing position comfortable for your child’s special needs.
Optional accessories can be added to increase head, trunk, and pelvic stability for children with Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Muscular Dystrophy and other physical disabilities. With the R82 Mustang Gait Trainer, a child with mild to more severe levels of physical involvement will be given the positioning support to interact with his or her peers in the classroom, community, and at home.
The gait trainer system has enormous physical and psychosocial benefits for children with special needs. It is designed to improve strength, endurance, coordination, motor planning, and digestive functioning through upright movement. However, one of the most important things the R82 Mustang Gait Trainer can do is improve a child’s overall quality of life, giving him or her freedom to move, explore, learn, and interact with others.