An innovating walking frame

Clinical needs

Due to consistently low birth rate and higher life expectancy, world population is continuously ageing. Such issue is becoming an outstanding topic for scientific and technical research, which continuously tries to find innovative solutions to provide assistance and thus improving quality of life for elderly and disabled people. As highlighted by European Statistics, the median age in EU-28’s increased by 4.3 years from 2001 (38.3 years) to 2016 (42.6 years). According to this, walking aids such as walkers are spreading out: indeed, being able to walk represents an essential aspect of an independent life.