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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Zimmer frames should be avoided if possible for these patients, even when a frame is needed for other reasons.
A major search and rescue operation was launched and her body was found by Susan Jones at around 11am, after she spotted the Zimmer frame on the pier as she walked her dog on Newry Beach.
The level of violence used against the victim was particularly vicious and completely unnecessary against a man who needs a zimmer frame to help him get around.
They were able to cut part of the zimmer frame and he was taken to Heartlands Hospital with part of the device still stuck in his thumb.
Edna Beck, who walks with a Zimmer frame, insulted Muslims, Jews, Germans, Poles and gay people, has made physical threats and run malicious campaigns.
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 I TAKE various amounts of pills throughout the day but standard CADDY GETS YOU A ROUND QI READ in your column about an item that fits on to a Zimmer frame but I can't recall what it is - have you any ideas?
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.
And there were stomach-churning moments as ex-porn star Snowball made herself sick with salmonella then mugged an old lady hospital inmate for her zimmer frame in another of her elaborate escape schemes.
I WAS tempted to take a Zimmer frame and a basket of fruit to Wentworth yesterday.
Mr Reed went to the drawing board with his idea after watching his late mother struggle to use a conventional Zimmer frame as she battled with severe arthritis.