How to Fit Crutches
If you've ever found yourself needing crutches, then you know how important it is that they fit right. Many times, people will allow others to borrow or use their crutches for a sprain, and the crutches are not adjusted for the new user. It's possible to...
Mar 26, 2015 ... Getting the Proper Fit for Crutches. There are several basic types of crutches:
axillary (underarm), forearm (Lofstrand), platform, strutter, and leg ...
Physical Therapy/Sports Medicine: Acute Care Competency. CRUTCH FITTING/
TRAINING. Crutch Fitting: 1. Select a pair of crutches according to the patient's ...
After surgery or an injury, your child may need crutches to walk. Your child needs
crutches for support so that no weight is put on your child's leg. Using crutches ...
Mar 11, 2012 ... From http://famouspt.com/ "Famous" Physical Therapists Bob Schrupp and Brad
Heineck demonstrate the correct way to adjust crutches.
Feb 11, 2012 ... Bethel University Athletic Training Crutch Fitting. ... Crutches: How to Properly
Adjust a Crutch. - Duration: 6:25. by physicaltherapyvideo 16,581 ...
The fit of your Mobilegs crutches is important for balance, comfort, proper gait,
and control. Mobilegs have been designed to optimize the ergonomic fit of ...
www.lifetec.org.au/sites/default/files/fact-sheets/Measuring and Using Crutches.pdf
Measuring and Using Crutches. Walking aids are used by a variety of people.
This includes people recovering from injury, people with reduced balance
Jul 11, 2014 ... Fitting crutches correctly can prevent injuries and make it easier to walk during
your injury. Learn more...