The name given to the medical care of children from birth to adolescence is paediatrics. Some children have illness or disabilities which require paediatric equipment. The products will vary according to the needs of the child but paediatric equipment is designed to help make everyday tasks such as moving about and washing easier.
Some children require mobility assistance. At the most extreme this is a wheelchair but other children simply require a little assistance, especially when suffering from or recovering from an injury such as a broken leg. The range of paediatric products to aid mobility includes walking frames and crutches. A rollator is also good for children requiring support whilst walking; they are lightweight, brightly coloured and easy to manoeuvre. Fixi and Rebotec are two manufacturers in this area.