The Rifton E-Pacer Gait Trainer
Zero lift transfers & gait training all with one versatile device.
Rifton’s latest member of the Pacer family, the E-Pacer, is a powerful and innovative, special needs gait trainer that’s designed to make transferal and maneuverability exponentially smoother and safer for highly dependent and physically larger users (up to 350 lb. or 178. 75 kg). One of the E-Pacer’s highlights is the strong and sturdy electric lift column that will transfer the user to and from a sitting or standing stance with the minimum of effort. This walker system combines the support features of Rifton’s TRAM system with the gait training features of their original Pacer.
- Single buckle, padded body support
- Bluetooth connectivity and a cellphone holder
- Effortless, electric lift column with 32 3/4 storage retraction and a 26” adjustment range
- Speed control, four function castors
- A leg expander to fit the frame around wheelchairs for transfer
- Strong and sturdy frame for users up to 350 lb. or 178.75 kg
- Frame is available in uplifting red, yellow grey, pink green and blue
Along with moulded, supportive padding at the pelvis and belt areas, the E-Pacer has a comprehensive on-board scale accessory. This can be connected via cellphone Bluetooth to a gait and weight bearing tracking app, which will take the tally work out of your user’s training session. To top it all off, a host of streamlining and supporting accessories are available to help put the fun back intro your special needs user’s work out session.
Expertly designed and engineered for highly dependent and larger special needs users, with a maximum body weight of 350 lb. or 178.75 kg and a height of up to 77”. A key feature of this versatile and seriously streamlining gait trainer is its impressive and sturdy, telescopic electrical lift column. This invaluable feature will smoothly transfer the user from a low, seated position to full stand and then retract into a compact storage space of 32 3/4”.
This transfer system, with its secure pelvic support and thigh straps, will ensure that close to no effort is required by the carer during transfer. This lift column feature is equipped with a massive, 26” adjustment range, to suit the stature of any client. What’s more, the system can also conduct streamlined wheelchair to seat transfer, an invaluable aid for carer and user.
The E-Pacer’s expandable base legs can be widened for special needs users with a long stride or great girth, enabling them to get up close to their wheelchair or seat destination. The E-Pacer is also fitted with a failsafe fall prevention system for those users with seizure and movement disorders.
The security of a single buckled but ample support system, will allow quick preparation before session. Furthermore, the easy to toggle, posterior configuration of this special needs walker will give the user a significant amount of dynamic freedom and easy access to his environment.
On the actual ‘moving forward’ front, the E-Pacer has 4 quad-functioned and durable castors with variable drag, swivel lock, swivel release, strong brakes and directional lock. These features will allow you to control the speed of an over excited or runaway user.
One feature that’s sure to brighten the day of your special needs user is the selection of uplifting colors for your frame, including pink, green, grey, red and blue.
- Removable Back Belt
- Ankle Prompts
- Thigh Straps
- Pelvic Support
- Hip Positioning belt
- Arm Platforms
- Comprehensive Scale
- Front Handle
- Handy Accessories Tote