How Long on Crutches after Knee Dislocation?

The knees are one of the most important parts of your skeleton. They are essential for providing balance and support. Damages to the knee can severely impact your life. One of the most common and debilitating of these are knee dislocations. These happen when your kneecap moves outside the groove in the knee joint bones. If you […]

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  • Updated March 28, 2020

Side Effects of Using Crutches: Is There Any?

It’s true that crutches can be one’s best friend when a little extra support is needed because of an injury or other complications. They can make your post-injury rehabilitation a lot easier. But as with everything in life, crutches come with their fair share of complications too. Depending on how long you need to use them, the […]

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  • Updated March 28, 2020

Where to Buy Crutches? And How Much Do They Cost?

Have you somehow injured your leg? Well, there is a high chance that you will need to get a pair of crutches to help you move around. Walking without them will be very difficult for you. You might even end up hurting your leg far more without assistance. Now, you will face a lot of choices for […]

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  • Updated March 28, 2020

Which Side Do You Use a Cane?

Canes are one of the best assistive devices available that will help you with your movement when you need assistance. These were designed to be able to take your full weight while giving you support on a daily basis. Not only can canes be used to improve your balance and strength when you are weak, but […]

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  • Updated March 28, 2020

A Guide to Renting Crutches: Where and How?

In a misfortunate accident, you ended up breaking a leg, or too much exercise led to a hamstring injury. After a visit to the accident, the doctor tells you that you’ll need a crutch for a few days. Since the doctor has said that you only need them for a few days, you think it is […]

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  • Updated March 28, 2020

Do You Need Crutches for a Sprained Ankle? Why?

Sprained ankles can be really painful. And walking with them? That will feel like torture. Thus many people take the help of crutches. However, you might be wondering if it is an absolute must to get a crutch if you have a sprained ankle. That’s what we are going to understand today. After reading this article, […]

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  • Updated March 28, 2020

How to Adjust a Quad Cane? – Learn in Minutes!

When you are injured, a quad cane is the best option as it gives the best traction, stability, and weight capacity. However, if you don’t know how to adjust it properly, the chances are high that you won’t be comfortable using it. But we don’t want you to be uncomfortable while using a quad cane. That’s why […]

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  • Updated March 28, 2020

How to Measure Crutches: a Beginner’s Guideline

You were caught in an accident and now need a crutch to walk. I am totally aware of how difficult it can be to walk with crutches as your movements are no longer natural. However, the situation can get worse if the crutch isn’t fitted properly. Incorrectly fitted crutches will cause severe discomfort while walking and may cause […]

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  • Updated March 28, 2020

Quad Cane vs. Regular Cane – Which One for You?

A cane is a common staple you see in the hands of older people who have trouble moving around without additional support. A young person can also use it if the need arises. Now, there are different types of canes for you to choose from. And you might find yourself a little confused over picking a […]

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  • Updated March 28, 2020

DIY Self Defense Cane – how to Make One by Yourself

Taking a leisurely walk around the neighborhood or exploring remote or unfamiliar places to appease one’s wanderlust can sometimes take dark turns. I’m talking about the constant fear that makes you turn head every few steps of the way, especially when walking alone; if not for the apprehensions of encountering muggers and petty thieves, then definitely […]

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  • Updated March 28, 2020