Care recipient (cr) has trouble pulling objects

Try: Face the object to be pulled keep knees slightly bent step backward and pull the object don’t twist the body if using one hand to pull the object try putting the other hand on the hip to help keep from twisting the body when pulling heavy objects lean back bend at the knees and hips keep arms straight let body weight pull the load

Materials: n/a

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

Information: n/a

References: transfer, wheelchair to toilet by krames staywell 2003 available at

Keywords: Mobility pulling arms heavy objects

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

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