Gait Harness System II for Home Users
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Second Step has been manufacturing specialized standing and walking frame equipment since 1989.
Since our inception, we have prided ourselves on our personal approach.
We believe that passion drives purpose, which is why we have devoted our lives to helping people walk again with the Second Step Gait Harness System (GHS).

375 lb. max patient weight6’7” max patient heightIncludes Multi-Directional Caster Adult BaseIncludes choice of Double Wide or Standard Forearm Support Top

Includes single, special-made Gait Harness for user
Hand Hold Set Accessory sold separately
GHSII purchase may qualify you for an IRS medical expense deduction

Open design for easy transfers from supine, seated or standing positionForward, open side or lateral facing designShipped fully assembled, ready for immediate useHome User GHSII designed for single user, overground training in and out of home

How can the Second Step Gait Harness System II help someone stand and walk again?
Since 1989, the Second Step Gait Harness System has met healthcare needs in multiple user environments, saving you time, effort, and money. All GHS models allow individuals to perform over ground standing and walking activities in a safe, effective environment, encouraging more healthy recovery results.
A specialized, all-in-one standing and walking frame, the GHSII Gait Harness helps achieve proper postural positioning, and horizontal support suspension of the client’s trunk when they are in an upright orientation. The System also provides the dynamic weight-bearing and weight-shifting needed when the client is learning to walk again with a more natural gait pattern and easier stepping.
The GHSII for home users is used in a variety of residential, group home, ALF, and SNF facilities. Many clients bring their System to their outpatient clinics, gyms, or day treatment program centers to practice the art of learning to walk again.
The new GHSII for Home Users has many quality features which make it uniquely different from other therapy equipment you have seen or used:

Commercial, clinical grade, FDA registered. The GHSII is commercial grade equipment, designed to last more than 10 years. Many clients use their System every day, or multiple times a day, throughout their recovery.
Moves easily between rooms. The widest point of the GHSII is the forearm support top, which is approximately 31”, allowing for easy transition between rooms and hallways.
Transfers are safe and easy from seated, supine, or standing positions. All GHS models accommodate standard wheelchair and scooter transfers, hospital bedside and mat table transfers, and transfers with the client who is able to stand for short periods. Contact us if you would like to see our transfer technique video

Choice of two Forearm Support Top frames. The new System has a double wide forearm support top option, which provides greater forearm and trunk stability for clients, especially those at early ambulation stages, who need the extra support. The double wide top fits users best who have a waistline circumference under 40”.
Clients may also select the standard wide forearm support top, which allows for more reciprocal arm movement, and/or fits users with a waistline circumference 40” and above.
Both Forearm Support Top frames feature two telescoping columns to make height adjustment easy, balanced, and more stable.

Forward and posterior position in the Forearm Support Tops. The client may face forward into the U-shaped frame, or to the open-side, facing the reverse, posterior position. Facing the open side is great solution for those who want to learn to walk again with open visual and physical access to the environment.
Additionally, posterior positioning is a natural progression towards independent movement. The Hand Hold Set Accessory can be moved anywhere along the inside or outside arm rests of either forearm support top, to whichever position best matches the client’s needs.
Special made Gait Harness. The individual client receives a personalized, custom made, patented Gait Harness, based upon their unique size. The Gait Harness provides a more natural, padded, pliable, snug, and secure trunk support, without rigid, restrictive, or uncomfortable bracing. See GHSII Order Form for specific client measurements needed.

Adjustable, horizontal Gait Harness support suspension system. All GHS models have a patented, safe, comfortable support of the client via Gait Harness secure connection to the four adjustable support straps. The orientation of the client within the System ensures proper postural positioning. Contact us for more information on how the support straps adjust to the client during transfers in and out of the System.
Base frame provides optimal stability. Over ground, our base frame provides the greatest stability of any standing frame, walking frame or gait trainer. Base width and length provide extra steadiness for those who need it, and allow for safe wheelchair and bedside transfers. Our base frame provides exceptional functionality and support in indoor and outdoor settings, with improved casters and time-tested features.

Indoor and outdoor use. Learn to walk again outdoors in more natural, real world environments. The System may be used indoors or outdoors, on any level, finished surface. Contact us if you have specific questions about your indoor flooring surface or potential outdoor use of the GHSII.
Foot-actuated Steer casters. The new multi-directional, foot-actuated casters provide effortless mobility throughout. The Caregiver or practitioner may lock the two green “steer” multi-directional casters to restrict movement to an inline, linear direction. This helps clients learn to walk again in a straight line, and eliminate drifting sideways. Many clients with hemi-paresis, seizures, ataxia or other balance issues find the inline orientation useful at their early stages of learning to walk again.
Release the multi-directional locks on the two green “steer” casters for free, 360 degree movement in any direction.

Foot-actuated Brake casters and client controlled braking system. All GHS models have two braking systems. The first is the foot-actuated, red “brake” casters, controlled by the caregiver or practitioner. Brake casters are engaged during transfers, and if the client is using the GHSII as a stationary standing frame.
The second braking system is controlled by the client. This is an automatic, weight-activated front braking system, initiated by the two vertical braking pegs at the front of the base frame. When the client removes weight from their feet, they will be supported in a comfortable, semi-seated resting position. The client’s downward weight shift engages the spring-loaded braking pegs to the flooring surface, helping keep the System from moving during client rest breaks. The caregiver or practitioner may provide extra braking assistance by resting their foot on the padded front bar of the base frame.
Portable. The System base frame and forearm support separate for easy transport in van, SUV, or pickup truck. Contact us if you have specific questions about GHSII product dimensions.
Shipped fully assembled, ready for immediate use.
Gait Harness System product acquisition is an investment in the user’s recovery process. GHS products and accessories are therapy tools, useful for clients learning to stand and walk again, working through a broad range of user challenges. GHS products are not designed to treat or cure any issue, condition or disease. Results vary and are not guaranteed. All leases, lease-to-owns, layaways, and sales are final. Clients are always advised to consult with the intended user’s doctor or health care provider regarding health-related questions, assessments, and recommendations, including addressing the user’s specific medical issues, limitations, or needs.