Walking with crutches

This rehabilitation image shot in our Kozzi studios is a closeup of a man’s hand trying to walk with underarm crutches. The image is part of the Kozzi rehabilitation serious of stock images.

How to walk with crutches

For various medical conditions included broken bones, knee injury, fracture, or any cardiovascular condition, you might have to walk with the assistance of crutches. The goal of crutches is to keep your weight off an injured or weak leg or to compensate for balance issues caused by an injury or ailment. Rehabilitation can take many forms and be taught to properly use the crutches is part of the medical staff’s goals.

First, when standing upright, the top of the crutch should be 2 inches below the armpit, and the handgrips should be in the vicinity of your hip. Second, and most importantly, to avoid further injury, you must rest your weight on your hands and not your armpits.

Copyright: Dan Kosmayer
Image ID: 411
File size: 12.9 MB 
Dimensions: 3744 x 5616 px | 300dpi
Releases: Model – yes | Property – no 

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