Zimmer frame

Zimmer frame

Aids, such as a Zimmer frame, walking stick, or foot-drop splint may be needed at some point by many patients.

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  • Zimmer frame — A walker or walking frame is a tool for disabled or elderly people who need additional support to maintain balance or stability while walking. The British English common equivalent term for a walker is Zimmer Frame from Zimmer Holdings, a major… …   Wikipedia

  • Zimmer frame — UK [ˈzɪmə(r) ˌfreɪm] / US [ˈzɪmər ˌfreɪm] Word forms Zimmer frame : singular Zimmer frame plural Zimmer frames trademark British a light metal frame that someone old or ill uses to help them walk and stand without falling …   English dictionary

  • Zimmer frame — [[t]zɪ̱mə(r) freɪm[/t]] Zimmer frames N COUNT A Zimmer frame or a Zimmer is a frame that old or ill people sometimes use to help them walk. [BRIT, TRADEMARK] (in AM, use walker) …   English dictionary

  • Zimmer frame — /ˈzɪmə freɪm/ (say zimuh fraym) noun → walking frame. {British trademark Zimmer + frame} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Zimmer frame — noun a light enclosing framework (trade name Zimmer) with rubber castors or wheels and handles; helps invalids or the handicapped or the aged to walk • Syn: ↑walker, ↑Zimmer • Derivationally related forms: ↑walk (for: ↑walker) …   Useful english dictionary

  • zimmer frame — zim|mer frame [ˈzımə freım US mər ] n trademark BrE a metal frame that old or ill people use to help them walk American Equivalent: walker …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • zimmer frame — noun (C) BrE trademark a metal frame that old or ill people use to help them walk; walker (3) AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Zimmer frame™ — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zimmer — (also Zimmer frame) ► NOUN trademark ▪ a kind of walking frame. ORIGIN from Zimmer Orthopaedic Limited, the name of the manufacturer …   English terms dictionary

  • Zimmer® — /zimˈər/ noun (also Zimmer® frame) a metal frame held in front of one, used as an aid to walking ORIGIN: Name of the original manufacturer …   Useful english dictionary

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