LifeWalker in the News
Introducing the New UPWalker® Neuro, Including Rotational Armrests, Speed Control & Reverse Motion Stops - September 10, 2021
We are excited to introduce the UPWalker® Neuro, our newest upright walker designed to meet the specific needs of neurological patients and therapists who treat this population. The UPWalker Neuro delivers all the features and benefits of the original UPWalker along with enhanced safety designs and functions to help those with neurological and movement disorders. See the full announcement on the LifeWalker blog here.
UPWalker has responded to requests and released more sizes to fit a wider range of users! LifeWalker Mobility Products, a San Diego-based leader in personal mobility innovation, introduced new Large- and Small-sized models of the UPWalker, a revolutionary new mobility product that enables users to walk comfortably with upright posture, increased safety and less pain as compared to traditional walkers and rollators that can cause users to hunch over with pressure on their hands, wrists and back. See the full announcement on the LifeWalker blog here.
The revolutionary UPWalker personal mobility device was introduced at APTA CSM, the nation’s largest physical therapy industry convention. Many attend the show looking for innovative new products to help their patients recover sooner, walk easier, farther and with less chance of falling, and they were delighted in discovering the UPWalker! See the full article with responses from physical therapy professionals on the LifeWalker blog here.
San Diego Union Tribune - Nov. 12, 2017
This annual award competition rewards inventors, engineering teams, surgeons and their companies who’ve created the most innovative, enduring and practical products in 2017 to treat back care. Innovations are judged by esteemed luminaries in spinal medicine and research including Orthopedic Surgeons, Spinal Surgeons and Biomechanics Experts. See the full article on the Orthopedics This Week website.
LifeWalker Mobility Products Raises Initial Round of Equity Capital; Adds James H. Berglund as Chairman of the Board and Selwyn Isakow as Board Member
SAN DIEGO, April 26, 2016, ProtoStar, Inc., dba LifeWalker Mobility Products, developer and manufacturer of the newly introduced LifeWalker™ Upright medical walker, today announced that it has closed its initial round of equity capital raised primarily from San Diego private investors. The Company also announced that it has named James H. Berglund chairman of its board of directors, and Selwyn Isakow as a board member.
ProtoStar™ Announces the LifeWalker™ Upright, a New Medical Walker Designed to Enable Users to
Stand Upright and Walk Safer and Longer for Improved Health
San Diego, February 3, 2016, ProtoStar™, Inc., a designer and developer of advanced medical assistive mobility devices, announced today the launch of the LifeWalker™ Upright, a next-generation medical walker designed to enable users to stand upright and walk safer, longer and more comfortably than with currently available, less stable walkers and canes. The Company will debut the LifeWalker Upright at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, February 18-20, 2016, in
Anaheim, CA, and at Medtrade Spring, March 1-2, 2016, in Las Vegas, NV.
New Company ProtoStar™ Launched to Produce Safer, Next-Generation Assistive Mobility Products
Designed to Reduce Fall Risk and Enable Users to Stand Upright and Walk Longer
-- Initial product launch scheduled for February 2016 --
-- Company names board of directors comprised of prominent industry members --
San Diego, February 1, 2016, ProtoStar™, Inc., today announced its debut as a new San Diego-based company formed to design, manufacture and commercialize a new category of medical walkers that enable users to stand upright and walk safer, longer and more comfortably than with currently available, less stable mobility devices. The Company plans to unveil its initial commercial product, the LifeWalker™ Upright, at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, being held February 18 -20, 2016, in Anaheim, CA.
ProtoStar will address the rapidly growing $4 billion global market for mobility products with a line of next-generation, functional walkers designed to improve the lives of people who need assistance with walking as a result of aging, trauma, spine or joint replacement surgery, musculoskeletal, neurological and gait disorders, and obesity.