Top 5 Tips for Using Crutches at School

October 11, 2012 2 min read

If you’ve recently gotten injured and will have to start using crutches at school, you probably have some concerns. But don’t worry. Life on crutches will take a bit of getting used to, sure, but most schools are ready to handle these situations and students tend to be supportive.
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Top 5 Causes of Inactivity to Avoid

September 20, 2012 2 min read

Recently, the World Health Organization released a warning that “a sedentary lifestyle could very well be among the 10 leading causes of death and disability in the world.” They claim that 2 million deaths every year are attributed to physical inactivity, making it one of the biggest public health issues of our time.
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How Not to Use Crutches – 5 Common Mistakes

September 06, 2012 2 min read

Using crutches incorrectly can be a painful experience. Either you fall on your face or, if you have them adjusted wrong, you injure everything from your hands and arms to your back and neck. Here are some of the most common crutch mistakes we recommend avoiding.
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5 Summer Safety Tips for Walker Users

July 26, 2011 2 min read

The word 'summer' conjures up classic images of beaches, tank tops, and lemonade stands. One thing we often forget about, or at least deliberately ignore, is the heavy, oppressive, suffocating heat and humidity that go right along with those happy thoughts.
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Facts About Falls

February 08, 2011 1 min read

"I've fallen and I can't get up!"

Most of us will instantly recognize that familiar phrase and groan, nod, or smile. Unfortunately, for thousands of Americans, it's an unpleasant fact of life.

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