IM ONLINE NOW!

 Join me @ IBOtoolbox for free.
Lonnie E. Shipe, M.A.
Member Since: 1/26/2012
  
performance / stats
Country: United States
Likes Received: 9793
Featured Member: 15 times
Associates: 7567
Wall Posts: 2516
Comments Made: 92091
Press Releases: 1840
Videos: 15
Phone: 910-213-4926
Skype:    
profile visitor stats
TODAY: 411
THIS MONTH: 15180
TOTAL: 1710272
are we ibo associates?
active associates
John Madeira    
Last logged on: 2/24/2018


Debbie Cosby    
Last logged on: 2/24/2018


Demetrios JP Pan-telakos    
Last logged on: 2/24/2018


Dorothy Allen    
Last logged on: 2/24/2018


PHIL SCHAEFER    
Last logged on: 2/24/2018


Rich Savwoir    
Last logged on: 2/24/2018


John Williams     
Last logged on: 2/24/2018


Damon Jennings    
Last logged on: 2/24/2018


Anthony Steven    
Last logged on: 2/24/2018


Larry Potter    
Last logged on: 2/24/2018


Monna Ellithorpe    
Last logged on: 2/24/2018


Hilda Sentell Miles    
Last logged on: 2/24/2018


Cosmos Parris     
Last logged on: 2/24/2018


ed Diop    
Last logged on: 2/24/2018


Anthony Brown    
Last logged on: 2/24/2018


other ibo platforms
Lonnie E. Shipe, M.A.   My Press Releases

I've smashed myself around, been on crutches, and broken a couple of bones when I was a kid. Jason Statham

Published on 5/17/2017
For additional information  Click Here

When you are strong and your balance is good, you can swing your body between the crutches and land the strong leg in front of them, so you take a bigger step.  This is called "swing-through" gait.

To go up or down a curb using crutches - Try this first with another person nearby to steady you if needed.  Stand near the edge of the curb, and get your balance.

If you are going up, step up with your stronger leg first.  Then bring the crutches and your weaker or injured leg up to meet it. If you are going down, move the crutches down first.  Step down with your weaker leg first.  Then bring your stronger leg down to meet it. Remember "up with the good, and down with the bad" to help you lead with the correct leg.

Push straight down on the crutches for balance and to take weight off your injured leg.

Get your balance again before you start walking.

To use your crutches on stairs - Try this first with another person nearby to steady you if needed.

If the stairs have a good sturdy banister, you can hold the banister with one hand.  Put both crutches together and use them with the other hand.  If there is no banister or you do not think the banister is sturdy enough, use the crutches normally, holding one in each hand.

Stand near the edge of the stairs.  If you are going up, step up with your stronger leg first, then bring the crutches and your weaker or injured leg up to meet it.  If you are going down, move the crutches down first. Step down with your weaker leg first then bring your stronger leg down to meet it.  Repeat.

When you reach the level surface, get your balance again before you start walking.

 

  Please join CrowdRising  by clicking  on the following link:

 

  Please Click Here

 Let's change the world together one person at a time.  Grow your personal financial portfolio while working on your own personal dreams.  This CrowdRising is powerful and extremely exciting.  This is so exciting to help ourselves and others at the same time.

Let us be passionate for others.

  Have A Great Blessed Day!

 

 

Member Note: To comment on this PR, simply click reply on the owners main post below.
-  Copyright 2016 IBOsocial  -            Part of the IBOtoolbox family of sites.