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Crutches How To Use them Easily and Safely- Booklet (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Instructions for using crutches safely and easily. Includes how to fit the crutches properly, different types of weight bearing, safety tips, standing balance, standing from sitting, sitting from standing, walking, using stairs, and getting into a car. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262745
Body Location:
  • Bones, Joints, and Muscles
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Rehabilitation and Recovery
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Injuries and Wounds,
  • Bone and Joint Diseases and Disorder,
  • Arthritis,
  • Surgery
Keywords:
  • Crutches,
  • Walking,
  • Weight,
  • Non-weight,
  • Bearing,
  • Crutch
Demographic:
  • All,
  • Children and Youth
Program:
  • Rehabilitation/Centralized Allied Health
Format:
Booklet
Revision Date:
October 01, 2012
References:
Using Crutches PD2723 (Feb 2011), St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton Health Sciences Crutch Use Guide, Middlesex Hospital Alliance (www.mhalliance.on.ca)
Reproduction Rights:
Line drawings: Using Crutches (Feb 2011), St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton Health Sciences Permission given July 2009 by Lindsay Wizowski, Patient Education Specialist
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