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Repair guides and support for medical walkers. A walker or walking frame is a mobility tool used for disabled people who need additional support to maintain their balance or stability while walking.

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I need somebody to fix my hand brakes

I need somebody to fix my hand brakes

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near Ithaca NY

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Can i fix my own brakes?

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If you can work a screwdriver and maybe a pair of pliers, then yeah, I'm betting you most certainly can fix your own brakes.

We'll be happy to help, but in order to do so we'll need quite a bit more information. For example, the make and model number of your walker if at all possible, and adding pictures may help too.

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Describe to us what's happening with your brakes; what are they doing or not doing? The more detail you give the better your answers will be.

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I can not pull the wire tighter, and the hand brake is still loose.

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Try contacting a mobility device shop (i.e. shop that sells or hires out walkers, wheelchairs etc) that does repairs or a bicycle repair shop in your location and ask if they can repair your walker and how much it would cost.

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Do Medicare pay for repair

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Not to say that there isn't someone on this forum that may know the answer, but I might suggest that a hardware repair forum probably isn't the best place to look for answers regarding Medicare coverage, especially given that this is a worldwide site and Medicare is specific to the United States.

The Medicare site suggests this:

Call us at 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227). Help from Medicare is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except some federal holidays. TTY users can call 1-877-486-2048.

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