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Crutches and children - proper fit and safety tips: MedlinePlus ...

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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 ...

Physical Therapy/Sports Medicine: Acute Care Competency ...

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Physical Therapy/Sports Medicine: Acute Care Competency. CRUTCH FITTING/ TRAINING. Crutch Fitting: 1. Select a pair of crutches according to the patient's ...

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Feb 11, 2012 ... Bethel University Athletic Training Crutch Fitting. ... How To Use Crutches Properly - The Nebraska Medical Center - Duration: 5:26. Nebraska ...

How to Use Crutches: 7 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow

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Obtain new crutches or used ones that are in very good condition. Make sure the crutches are sturdy, and that the rubber ...

Measuring and Using Crutches - LifeTec

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Measuring and Using Crutches. Walking aids are used by a variety of people. This includes people recovering from injury, people with reduced balance strength ...

How to Know If Crutches Are Adjusted Correctly | LIVESTRONG.COM

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Jan 27, 2015 ... According to the University of Illinois, improper fit and use of crutches can cause a radial nerve injury in the arm, which may incur permanent ...

Ajusting Your Crutches | lifebeyond4limbs.com

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If you do nothing else, adjust your crutches properly. The biggest difficulty people have with crutches is that they don't adjust them properly and don't use them ...

How to Use Crutches - American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

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Someone helping you should be able to fit two fingers under your arm when you are standing with crutches.​ With your arms hanging down, the crutch handle ...

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING CRUTCHES

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sure you use your crutches correctly, please read these ... crutches, make sure your crutch pads and handgrips .... Do wear well-fitting, low-heel shoes (or shoe).

Walking with Crutches - Indy Mobility

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They are available with adjustment points both on the shaft and the cuff, to ensure a perfect fit. Some crutches may only be available with an adjustable shaft .

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Crutches Causes, Symptoms, Treatment - Getting the Proper Fit for ...

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Mar 26, 2015 ... Getting the Proper Fit for Crutches. There are several basic types of crutches: axillary (underarm), forearm (Lofstrand), platform, strutter, and leg ...

3 Ways to Fit Crutches - wikiHow

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How to Fit Crutches. Leg injuries often result in patients being given crutches. If you've never used crutches, fitting them can seem counterintuitive. In order to ...

Mobilegs Crutches - How to fit our Universal crutch

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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 ...