Care recipient (cr) doesn’t know how to hold use auxiliary crutches

Try: Squeeze the top of the crutches between the arms and the rib cage while pressing down on the handles body weight should be taken through the hands not through the armpits

Materials: n/a

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance

Information: n/a

References: crutches basic guide by sherman oaks medical supplies 2008 available at www shermanoaksmedical com

Keywords: Forearm crutches auxiliary crutches mobility aides crutches walking aides

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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