types of crutches

How To Use Crutches On Stairs Safely – Tips & Tricks

If you’re new to crutches, then stairs can easily seem daunting and difficult. Just like with walking on crutches, learn how to use crutches on stairs takes practice and dedication. If you’re wondering how to use crutches on stairs, these tips will…

types of crutches

Forearm crutches – What You Should Look For & Recommendations

Forearm crutches are a common alternative to underarm crutches. They are also known as lofstrand or elbow crutches. You can visualize the design of this crutch as an inverted cane.   Your hands rest on the hand grips, and you lean back…

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How To Use Crutches – Simple Step-By-Step Method! Videos Included!

Learning how to use crutches Crutches may seem simple to use, but the idea of using them all day can quickly become daunting when an injury forces you to rely on them. Learning how to use crutches is key to…

Here’s The History Of White Canes & Their Legislation

Ever wonder who invented white canes and how they were developed? White canes are mobility devices for the visually impaired.   There are five common types of white canes, each with a specialized use. Canes and staffs have been used throughout history…

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6 Alternatives To Crutches For Better Mobility In Public

This article explores the alternatives to crutches that most people don’t consider. Traditional crutches can be bulky, slow and have negative effects on your posture. This article covers 6 alternatives to crutches and their advantages and disadvantages. Knee walker Knee walkers…