How to Decorate Crutches Beautifully

Crutches are helpful to those with medical conditions or injuries who require them for treatment. Decorating crutches is a simple, cheap, and DIY-friendly activity that takes less than an hour. The results are amazing and the benefits are tremendous. In this article, I’ll be sharing with you the various ways to decorate crutches beautifully. Why[…]

A Quick Look at the Major Benefits of Mobility Aids

The major reason why people use mobility aids is to be able to move around easily when mobility becomes difficult or impossible without support. Mobility devices are divided into 3 categories based on their functions. The first category is designed for people who can walk on both feet without support but need assistance to navigate[…]

Electric Wheelchair Pros and Cons

The advancement in technology has given rise to the production of electric wheelchairs as great substitutes for manual ones. Older people with limited mobility strength and those with severe illnesses that have drastically reduced their ability to walk can now move effortlessly with the help of an electric wheelchair. Electric wheelchairs are also called “power[…]

How to Pad Crutches with Socks (DIY)

Since crutches help to transfer weight from your leg to your upper body, you are very likely to have limited upper body freedom, especially if you use underarm or axilla crutches. Long-term and improper use of crutches can result in an injury to your axillary region. Also, constant strain on your arms and upper body[…]

How to Make Your Crutches Not Slip

Crutches are mobility aids that help to transfer weight from the user’s legs to the upper body. They are often used by people whose legs cannot support their weight due to temporary injuries or permanent disabilities. Doctors and occupational therapists know the type of crutches to recommend and, in fact, only recommend crutches if you[…]

How to Adjust Your Crutches to Your Height Properly

Crutches have always served as good forms of support for people having various kinds of leg injuries. This has made their use a common type of mobility aid. With the advancement in technology, manufacturers have continued to produce better designs that will provide the needed aid users desire. However, as a user, the designs of[…]

8 Best One Handed Assistive Devices

Adapting to life with an upper limb disability could be challenging, especially for individuals who are used to doing things with both hands. Fortunately, there are many assistive devices out there that make life easier for people with upper limb disabilities. In this article, you will find my selection of some of the best one-handed[…]

How to Measure Crutches Correctly

Using the right crutches for your disability is important to make walking comfortable. You don’t have to spend a fortune to get the right size that fits you perfectly. You can measure crutches in the four walls of your room. It only takes a little knowledge of measuring crutches plus the right instrument (measuring tape)[…]

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