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Health Tip: Confined to Crutches?

Some smooth walking tips

(HealthDayNews) -- Has a broken leg left you hobbling on crutches?

These tips, courtesy of the Calgary Health Region, may help you on your way:

  • Place the crutches ahead and to the sides of your feet for the best balance.
  • Squeeze each crutch into your ribs.
  • Move both crutches forward at the same time.
  • Move the injured leg forward between the crutches.
  • Move your good leg ahead of the crutches.
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