If you or your elderly parent is struggling with mobility, a zimmer frame can help them get moving again.
They can help relieve pain on joints and provide added stability when moving from A to B.
The most stable zimmer frames have 4 feet (not 3) which is why we’ve only included those below.
Some key features to look for when you’re looking at zimmer frames need to be: the weight (It needs to be lightweight and not too heavy – our lightest below at just 6.5lb with an aluminium frame). It also needs to be portable and easily fold away for quick storage or to quickly store away in the car for short trips.
1. Drive Medical Folding Zimmer Frame
We start our list with the best selling frame by Drive Medical. It’s a simple frame, adjustable in height and made from a lightweight aluminium material. It’s great for most surfaces, we’d recommend it primarily for indoor use and stick to pavements.
2. Able Life Space Saving Walker
Second up we’ve got stylish choice from Able Life. With it’s sleek design and rigid front wheels it looks more “trendy” than most zimmer frames available. If you’re travelling a lot and need to quickly fold away the frame to get from place to place, this one is a must. It takes up next to no room once folded down.
5. Healthline Walker Folding Deluxe Zimmer
This deluxe zimmer by Healthline has all the core features of a zimmer frame you’d need. It’s a classic design with some upgraded features – comfy handy grips, higher quality wheels. It has the push button adjustable height setting makes it suitable for people of all heights.
6. OasisSpace Heavy Duty Folding Walker
We just had to include this beautiful, folding zimmer frame from OasisSpace. It’s stylish design makes it a stand out item on our list. It looks much more modern than the traditional zimmer frame designs and has some great extra features such as the comfy handles and extra wheels for added stability.
7. Drive Medical Trigger Release Zimmer Frame
This trigger release zimmer frame by Drive Medical comes made our list because of it’s quick closing trigger function. You can quickly fold down the zimmer frame for storage or travelling with one click of the release trigger. We also loved it’s soft ribbed contour grip handles for extra safety and comfort.
Zimmer Frames: Our Final Verdict
After reviewing a wide range of zimmer frames available on the market, we’ve come up with a couple of our favorites.
If you travel a lot of need to get your loved one from A to B on a regular basis, maybe even just down to the local shop or market, or for a doctors appointment, we’ve recommend the space saving walker by Able Life.
If you’re after something something that’s more of an “all rounder” we’d suggest the OasisSpace heavy duty walker since it’s capable of holding a lot of weight, has comfy handles and extra wheels for support. And best of all, it’s also a really nice design and color and moves away from the more “boring” looking models available, which can help older people feel less “old”.