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Using Crutches

What They Don't Tell You About Wearing a Cast

Karl Wilder | Posted 04.28.2015 | Comedy
Karl Wilder

Mine was surgery after a car accident, maybe for you it will be a broken leg, or another type of surgery. After you leave the hospital hobbling out on the crutches you life will change, at least temporarily.

The Joys of Voluntary Crutching, aka 'Quadstepping'

Benjamin Rubenstein | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Rubenstein

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.

What Dr. House Needs To Learn About Using A Cane

Abby Sims | Posted 08.27.2011 | Healthy Living
Abby Sims

... 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!