Care recipient (cr) needs help walking correctly

Try: Raise legs from the knee and take high long steps let heel fall first with each step swing arms as if marching imagine stepping over a series of lines on the floor this can be especially helpful if cr feels frozen to turn walk in a semicircle instead of trying to stop and turn in place

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: Walking mobility stiffness gait problem

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

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