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axillary crutches to spring-loaded crutches. Play media A forearm crutch (also commonly known as an elbow crutch, Canadian crutch or "Lofstrand" crutch due...

Last Update: 2021-02-27T07:31:18Z Word Count : 1179 Synonim Crutch

Mobility aid

through a crutch in comparison with a cane. Devices on the market today include a number of combinations for canes, crutches, and forearm crutches. These...

Last Update: 2021-04-17T22:48:14Z Word Count : 1204 Synonim Mobility aid

Amputee football

have an upper extremity amputation. Outfield players use loftstrand (forearm) crutches, and play without their prosthesis. The game was created by Don Bennett...

Last Update: 2021-02-21T23:24:23Z Word Count : 550 Synonim Amputee football

Jimmy Valmer

He is voiced by Trey Parker. He is physically disabled, requiring forearm crutches in order to walk. His disability is confirmed to be cerebral palsy...

Last Update: 2021-03-28T22:21:02Z Word Count : 567 Synonim Jimmy Valmer

The Signal (2014 film)

decision that stresses Nic's relationship with Haley. Nic walks with forearm crutches, and the possibility of muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, or...

Last Update: 2021-04-07T22:52:43Z Word Count : 3735 Synonim The Signal (2014 film)

Wrist drop

of flexor muscles of the forearm. As a result, the extensor muscles in the posterior compartment remain paralyzed. The forearm is the part of the body...

Last Update: 2021-02-20T21:06:02Z Word Count : 962 Synonim Wrist drop

Mallory Weggemann

customized leg braces and forearm crutches. Although Mallory's wheelchair will never be replaced by her braces and crutches, they have allowed her to...

Last Update: 2021-03-31T10:52:45Z Word Count : 582 Synonim Mallory Weggemann

Kerry Weaver

character exhibits a limp in her gait, which is aided by the use of a forearm crutch, later revealed to be caused by congenital hip dysplasia in episode...

Last Update: 2021-01-23T02:22:32Z Word Count : 3622 Synonim Kerry Weaver

Team Zaryen

like the appearance of the football players with their loftstrand (forearm) crutches. Amputee football is an adapted sport played with 7 players on each...

Last Update: 2021-03-25T20:52:33Z Word Count : 784 Synonim Team Zaryen

Assistive cane

than 65 years use a cane, and 4.6 percent use walkers. In contrast to crutches, canes are generally lighter, but, because they transfer the load through...

Last Update: 2021-04-18T15:30:43Z Word Count : 1004 Synonim Assistive cane

Spastic diplegia

misalignments so pronounced that the person needs crutches (typically forearm crutches/lofstrand crutches) or a cane / walking stick to assist in ambulation...

Last Update: 2020-04-14T15:51:34Z Word Count : 2662 Synonim Spastic diplegia

Radial nerve

mechanisms of injury: Saturday night palsy, crutch palsy, lesions Motor deficit: Loss of extension of forearm, weakness of supination, and loss of extension...

Last Update: 2020-12-24T21:08:49Z Word Count : 1852 Synonim Radial nerve

List of South Park characters

classmates, alongside Timmy Burch. He is physically disabled, requiring forearm crutches in order to walk. His disability has never been specified on the show...

Last Update: 2021-04-04T17:50:42Z Word Count : 6838 Synonim List of South Park characters

Greg the Bunny

to the FOX series. In "The Singing Mailman," the Crippled Writer's forearm crutches were once stolen by Leo Kornelly after he had a fall and nobody has...

Last Update: 2021-04-13T17:10:23Z Word Count : 3153 Synonim Greg the Bunny


long arm resting along the bottom of the forearm. This grip provides protection or brace along one's forearms, and also provides reinforcement for backfist...

Last Update: 2021-03-17T07:51:41Z Word Count : 532 Synonim Tonfa

Deep branch of radial nerve

susceptible to injury. It can be compressed against the humerus by crutches, causing crutch paralysis. Symptoms of damage to the deep branch of the radial...

Last Update: 2021-03-08T12:12:23Z Word Count : 569 Synonim Deep branch of radial nerve

Radial nerve dysfunction

this is also referred to as cheiralgia paresthetica. Crutch palsy from poorly fitted axillary crutches. "The Radial Nerve". Teach Me Anatomy. Retrieved 22...

Last Update: 2021-01-14T14:47:44Z Word Count : 1093 Synonim Radial nerve dysfunction

Cutter John

County strips, Cutter John has been seen standing with the aid of forearm crutches. His sole appearance in Breathed's last strip, Opus, comes in a one-panel...

Last Update: 2018-08-23T02:34:26Z Word Count : 594 Synonim Cutter John

A Very Glee Christmas

mobility device that allows him to stand and walk with the assistance of forearm crutches—which he demonstrates for the glee club. As Brittany tells the group...

Last Update: 2021-01-14T06:11:28Z Word Count : 4166 Synonim A Very Glee Christmas

List of students at South Park Elementary

Vulmer), voiced by Trey Parker, is physically disabled, requiring forearm crutches in order to walk. He practices and performs stand-up comedy, even with...

Last Update: 2021-04-10T19:09:23Z Word Count : 10231 Synonim List of students at South Park Elementary

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A crutch is a mobility aid that transfers weight from the legs to the upper body. It is often used by people who cannot use their legs to support their weight, for reasons ranging from short-term injuries to lifelong disabilities.

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