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How to Use Crutches, Canes and Walkers Correctly

Crutch use following orthopedic injury or surgery is a common practice aimed at aiding mobility and promoting healing. Whether recovering from a fracture, ligament tear, or joint replacement, crutches provide crucial support, helping individuals navigate their daily activities while minimizing strain on the affected area. Proper usage of crutches is essential for maximizing comfort and preventing further injury. By following expert guidelines and gradually transitioning from crutches to weight-bearing activities as advised by healthcare professionals, individuals can facilitate a smoother recovery process. For comprehensive information on how to use crutches, canes and walkers correctly, please review this guidance from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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Patient examined for a Mensicus Tear, Tendon Injuries, Ligament Injuries, Sprains and Strains, Patella Dislocation, Knee Osteoarthritis and other various types of knee conditions
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