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Why do my hands and armpits hurt while using crutches?

Being injured is the pits!  (Pun intended.)You have been using crutches for over a week.  You are starting to feel like you can be more active every day, but there is one thing holding you back.  You now have a

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Winter Safety Tips with Crutches

Safety must be a high priority for you while you recover. And while safety should always be in the forefront, winter creates more obstacles to consider (and are often overlooked). Think ahead and use these tips to get yourself to the other side of the season safely, on crutches.

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Doing Household Chores with an Injury

One of the biggest adjustments with an injury is learning to accept your limitations.  Typically, we recommend your only job while recovering is to rest and heal, which means letting others do chores and/or hiring people.  But, we recognize that

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Helping Someone Live With an Injury

Throughout our lives many of us may have lived with a sprain or some minor aches and pains. But, having surgery and/or breaking a bone and navigating life with a cast, boot, crutches, etc. is very different.  After my daughter’s

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