Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Crutch Walking

Crutch Walking

If ordered by the physician, your child will be fitted for crutches and be taught how to use them by a trained healthcare professional.

Measurement of crutches:

Walking (non-weight bearing):

Walking (partial-weight bearing):

Sit to stand:

Stand to sit:


Up stairs:

Down stairs:


Helpful hints:

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