Foldable walker apparatus

  • US 8,083,239 B2
  • Filed: 10/08/2008
  • Issued: 12/27/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/08/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. In combination, a collapsible walker and a collapsible basket, the walker including a pair of spaced-apart, operatively interconnected frame members, the frame members each having an upper end for placing one'"'"'s hand and a lower end spaced-apart from the upper end, ground-engaging wheels rotatably mounted to the lower ends of the frame members, and a folding mechanism for allowing the frame members to be brought together for folding the walker, the collapsible basket including:

  • a pair of spaced-apart end members, each having a respective rigid peripheral portion and being connectable with a respective one of said frame members, the rigid peripheral portions of the end members each comprising a respective wire loop; and

    a flexible basket member extending substantially about, extending between and being supported by said wire loops, the end members being moveable towards each other and the basket member thereby folding to collapse the basket when folding the walker.

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