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Category: Crutches

Crutch Tip For Ice Walking.

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Retractable metal rod attached to crutch tips for increased safety when walking on ice. A wooden block is screwed onto a metal faceplate slotted to permit a metal rod to slide up and down the middle of a crutch and lock into place. The block is bolted to the crutch just under the handgrips. A small hole is drilled through the crutch tip to allow the point of the metal rod to extend beyond the crutch tip as needed. Includes photograph and diagram. COMMENTS: Idea submitted by Richard E Rednick, New York. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: New York University Bellevue Medical Center Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation TITLE: Self-Help Devices for Rehabilitation REF: Dubuque, Iowa: Wm C Brown: p 387-388 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R3360 PAGES ( including cover): 3 1958.

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