Zimmer frame


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Zimmer frame

The trademark name now generically used in the UK for a walking frame; so named for Zimmer Holdings, who produces them.
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Conclusions: gutter frames improve exercise capacity and Sa[O.sub.2] during exercise in elderly COPD patients who remain symptomatic on optimal therapy, whereas unwheeled Zimmer frames have a deleterious effect in such patients.
And at a nearby recycling centre, a scrap metal container was packed with wheelchairs, zimmer frames and crutches.
I am getting so excited, I'm having some wheels put on my Zimmer frame.'
The man, who walks with the aid of a zimmer frame, had been dropped off by taxi at home having been to work.
Every pot has a lid, and if Edna and Simon hadn't met over her zimmer frame and his snazzy jumper, they'd spoil another couple.
"Paul Robinson, his Zimmer frame isn't going to get past Nathan, is it?
If the zimmer frame was on the other foot and it was the women cavorting with men young enough to be their grandchildren there would be wrinkled noses and tut-tutting all round.
"Mark can walk 20 steps using his Zimmer frame and she walks unsteadily alongside him.
There seems no way out as screams and cries lead you to the Grizzly Granny stumbling on her zimmer frame through her rat infested hovel.
Q MY mum uses a Zimmer frame to get around but this leaves her unable to carry anything.
Andy Pickover, 25, a teacher from Whickham, Gateshead: I'm probably going to chase people around on my Zimmer frame.
She said: "I can't go marching off to the shops yet but I have got my own Zimmer frame - I feel like a little old lady.