Weight Bearing Using a Walker
This four-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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