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A Tale of Two Crutches...

Ranita Manocha, MD, MSc, BA

PGY5 Resident Physician, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation / Clinician Investigator Program


Parkwood Main Auditorium

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Question & Answer Period: 8:45 am – 9:00 am


Learning Objectives:


  1. Appreciate the development of crutches throughout history.

  2. List 3 common injuries resulting from axillary crutch use and 3 common injuries resulting from forearm crutch use.

  3. Consider how crutch fitting and prescription affects your patients/clients.