Crutch

What is Crutch?

A crutch is a mobility aid that transfers weight from the legs to the upper body. It is often used for people who cannot use their legs to support their weight, for reasons ranging from short-term injuries to life-long disabilities.

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I have pain across the top of my fore arm. Recovering from right hip replacement surgery 6 weeks ago I moved from a single crutch to a cane in my...

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Brief Answer:
Can be due to use of crutch.

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Thanks for posting your query.
Using a single crutch in the arm can put an...

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Hi am 3 weeks into right 5th metatarsal break. Am in a fibre glass cast to knee and am pwb. I am in crutches and have pain on the right hand side...

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Risk of clot, rib pain not due to crutch injury

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Is there...

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What are the symptoms for a blood clot in your knee, I have a knee that started just giving out suddently and I had to hold on to somethimg to keep...

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Wait for your regular MD appointment on Tuesday!

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I have reviewed your information and this raises the suspicion...

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