Crutches

Known as: Crutch 
A wooden or metal staff that fits under the armpit and reaches to the ground, used as an aid while walking.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Mobility options for persons suffering from paraplegia or paraparesis are limited to mainly wheeled devices. There are… (More)
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2005
2005
A three-dimensional (3D) biomechanical model was developed to determine upper extremity kinematics and kinetics of persons… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
To assess the potential recovery rate of a minimally invasive total hip replacement technique with minimal soft tissue disruption… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE To study the effects of early weightbearing and ankle mobilization after acute repair of ruptured Achilles tendon… (More)
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1996
1996
Crutches are widely used to assist ambulation in disabled people. Many authors have shown that the use of crutches increases the… (More)
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Review
1991
Review
1991
Canes, crutches and walkers are safe and effective but generally underutilized therapeutic tools. These aids are most helpful to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
A model to simulate effects of microgravity on skeletal muscle mass and function in humans has been developed. Unilateral lower… (More)
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1987
1987
Long-term crutch users and patients with arthritis are particularly susceptible to upper limb joint degeneration during aided… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
In paraplegic subjects who had functional transection of the spinal cord at a level between the fourth and the eleventh thoracic… (More)
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1981
1981
The variation of ground reaction forces with time for a complete hgo gait cycle using crutches has been synthesized from video… (More)
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