Category: Crutches

Assistive Device For Forearm Crutch.

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Plastic loop fastened to the shaft of a forearm crutch at just above wrist level so that a forward movement of the arm carries the crutch forward, for persons with weak hands. A strip of plastic 11 inches long by 1 1/2 inches wide is heated and bent into loops to fit around the arm on one side and the crutch shaft on the other, then fastened to the crutch with an adjustment screw assembly from a standard axillary crutch. Includes photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Plastics. Assembly. AUTHOR: Brockmann, C TITLE: Weakness of Hand JOURNAL: Braces Today: Newsletter of the Pope Foundation REF: Jul 1969: p 1 PAGES (including cover): 1 1969.


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