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How do I attach my oxygen cylinder to a rollator?

At present my oxygen cylinder lives in my shopping trolley which I pull along behind me when I am out and about. However, if I go a fair distance then the next day I get pains in the right side of my neck and my head as I pull with my right hand. So I have been thinking about buying a rollator which you push with 2 hands. How would I attach my 400 cylinder to a rollator?



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I use a rollator to carry my oxygen, it's a three wheeled one without a seat, I changed the bag for a net one as the oxygen supplier told me not to cover the front of the Helios tank as this could make it ice up. I bought the bag from the local mobility shop. Occupational therapy have loaned me the rollator indefinitely, perhaps you could try them before buying one. Keep smiling.

Carole x

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My physio department gave me a rollator and my home fill cylinder fits in the bag lovely!


Thanks for the answers. I will ask the physio I see at the Hospital if she could lend me a 3 wheel rollator. With the money I save I can buy more plants for my garden. Yipee!! Thanks again.

Mandy x


I have a 4 wheeled rollator. This has a seat which you can raise and stand your O2 cylinder in the metal basket underneath (and still leave room for some shopping!). On hospital out-patient visits you can use it as a seat if you need a break on the long walk to the clinic. It also folds up nicely for my wife to put in that back of the car.

Hope this helps...


Please tell me where you got your rollator from??? i would love one!


Hi pigsty213.

I bought my rollator from a local disability shop. It cost just under £100 but I would not be without it.

Peter x


What make is it, what shop? Ones I looked at are over £200!!!


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