When you break your leg or injure your foot and ankle, your mobility will be significantly limited. You may end up coming home with a pair of crutches to walk or climb stairs on your own. However, using crutches is not as easy as it may look. You may feel awkward to use crutches for the first time. It requires upper body flexibility and strength. Therefore, the right instruction before using them is really important. Here are some tips to help you use your crutches properly and safely.
Best fit crutches
Your crutches should be accurately sized. Even when you already have crutches at home, they might not be the right for you, meaning you need to adjust them or get new ones of the right size. Here are some few points you need to check to ensure your crutches is the best fit for you:
- The handles of the