Care recipient (cr) needs help adjusting his her auxiliary crutches

Try: When standing tall with arms at the side adjust the crutch height so that 2 fingers can fit between the armpit and the axilla pad adjust the handle to wrist level so that the elbow is slightly bent when using the crutches

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 adjusting 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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