Weight Bearing Using a Walker

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This three-page illustrated handout instructs people with an injured or weak leg about using a walker for weight bearing movement. It contains brief, descriptive instructions and three accompanying illustrations demonstrating weight bearing with a walker. It discusses methods for how to use a walker, describing non-weight bearing, touch down weight bearing, partial weight bearing, and weight bearing as tolerated. The document includes check boxes where a healthcare provider can indicate which weight bearing method the patient should use with their walker.

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Health Information Translations
Country of Origin:
United States
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Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
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Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
5/8/2017
Record Last Updated:
10/27/2017

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