Care recipient (cr) has trouble pushing heavy objects

Try: Tighten stomach muscles bend knees lean in toward the object to be pushed the heavier the object the more cr should lean try not to hunch the back keep it straight use legs and the weight of the body to move the object take small steps

Materials: n/a

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

Information: n/a

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

Keywords: Mobility pushing arms heavy objects

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

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