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A staff or support used by the physically injured or disabled as an aid in walking, usually designed to fit under the armpit and often used in pairs. 2.

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Use of Crutches
Before you are ready to use your crutches, you need to make sure they are properly adjusted First, adjust the footpiece of the crutch to match your height.
Crutches are used to help keep weight off your injured or weak foot or leg so it can heal.
Regulation 1591.2 Wheelchairs, Crutches, Canes, and Walkers
Using Crutches
Using Crutches. Patient Education Series. Exercises to make walking easier.
Crutches are often needed when you have an injured leg, foot, or hip.

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Buffalo Bills team report: Marcell Dareus on crutches
Dareus was not at practice Thursday but was seen on crutches following Wednesday's practice with what was first believed to be an ankle injury.
Jessie J Rocks Corset & Crutches to 2011 VMAs (PHOTOS)
Looking hot in a sparkly corset, Jess brought her personal flair to her crutches by adding metallic stripes. We love it! While she recently sported purple hair, she took her bob back to black and saved the purple for her lip color — a deep wine.
Jaguars release injured Steven Wesley
an undrafted rookie who played three seasons at Miami before transferring to North Alabama, sprained a knee ligament in the preseason opener at New England on Aug. 11 and has been on crutches since. The Jaguars now have 84 players on their roster.
Air Capital could grow into medical device hub
It can be products such as stainless valves, components for magnetic resonance imaging machines, or, yes, crutches.
Disability program is on crutches
The headlines last week were fairly incendiary, and probably caused more than a few heart palpitations — “Social Security pushed to the brink of insolvency.

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Crutch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For other uses, see Crutch (disambiguation). Using underarm crutches. A typical forearm crutch. Carex Push Button Adult Aluminum Crutches, 1 Pair
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How to Use Crutches, Canes, and Walkers - Your Orthopaedic
If you ever break a bone in your leg or foot, have a surgical procedure on your lower limb, or suffer a stroke, you may need to use crutches, a cane, or a walker.
Cool Crutches | Coloured Crutches
Cool Crutches come in nine different colours.

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