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Just like for rock-climbing, I have the build for "quadstepping," my term for walking with crutches. I can even tweak the verb for related activities, like "tristepping" if I go non-weight-bearing; "quadsquashing" if I pole-crush bugs; or "quadfleeing" if I leave the scene of a crime.
... using a cane correctly is not as straightforward as it appears. Just check out Hugh Laurie on the popular show "House" -- he plays a doctor and even he can't get it right!