Crutches: Patient Teaching

by Cathy Parkes September 15, 2022 Updated: February 16, 2024

A patient using crutches should be taught to ascend stairs leading with the strong leg and descend by leading with the weaker leg.

A patient using crutches should be taught to ascend stairs leading with the strong leg and descend by leading with the weaker leg.

HINT: Up with the good, down with the bad!


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