With multiple options among hand and elbow crutches, many of them who have been injured with a sprained ankle, broken foot, or permanent disability gets stuck while choosing the right crutch for them. Choosing the best and most efficient hand crutch for any injuries is vital because it enables the support required for conducting daily activities until the injuries are fully cured.
Elbow crutches are aid while walking that gives assistance without giving any weight to the injury. It is mostly used by an individual who has injuries that are short-term but the disability suffered is lifelong. Selecting the best service provider is as much as important as the selection of a crutch because the equipment has to be used whenever and wherever, so it has to be durable with all the safety measures. Whatever your conditions and criteria may be, we will cover all your concerns and provide you with the best solution.
MediMove has been into manufacturing, supplying, distributing medical equipment which also includes crutches. We define our services not with the quantity but the quality of services, also there are customized crutches as per your convenience. Confused between When and where to use crutches? We, at MediMove, provide assistance with vast knowledge and also a list of injuries where crutches can be used;
- Broken ankle and foot
- Sprained ankle
- Knee injury
- Hip dislocation
- Muscle strain
- Stress fracture
- Achilles’ tendon injury
These are a few of them, but the use of crutches should be done after the consultation of the doctor also with consideration of other factors such as durability of a crutch, height, and weight capacity.
Non-weight bearing crutches are helps the injured person to be mobile without putting any weight on the leg injury thus helping in healing. Ergobaum crutches are the best non-weight bearing crutches with characteristics of durability, sleek and lightweight that assure perfect mobility for the user without putting much pressure on the injured foot. Ergobaum 7G crutches have the following characteristics;
- Reflective Cat’s Eye: Ensuring safety, this Cat’s eyes are brighter due to their reflective nature, so you don’t need to worry in the dark anymore.
- Anti-noise locking ring: It is designed for those who do not like the shock absorption system that allows them to easily lock the spring. Some of the benefits of these crutches include an easy-to-use flashlight, adjustable arm cuffs for a snug fit, padded arm cuffs for added comfort, and a flashlight warning siren for the safety of user.
- Moving Cuff Height: Since wrist-to-elbow length varies from person to person, this crutch was developed with an adjustable cuff from the handle. This means it can easily be tailored to suit the user.
- Padded cuff: This provides more comfort when you rest your wrist on it. Plus, it comes equipped with an adjustable padded forearm strap to ensure it fits your elbow.
Choosing the perfect hand crutch is vital as it determines in performing of activities, mobility, the period of use, and many more. There are three categories of crutches underarm crutch, forearm crutch, and gutter crutch.
Underarm crutches: Also known as an axillary crutch which means they relate to armpits. They should be positioned about 5 cm below the axilla with the elbow flexed approx. 15 degrees. The design includes an axilla bar, a handpiece, and double uprights joined distally by a single leg which is adjustable for both, the overall height and handgrip height. They are recommended for short-term use as it is easy to learn and use.
However, using this crutch is not comfortable as a lot of pressure is exerted during use that tends to suffer from soring of hands, wrists, and armpits. They are the best in terms of storage and transportation as they are foldable, they can be carried whenever you travel.
Forearm crutches: They are referred to as an Elbow crutch, it has a cuff that goes around your forearm and elbow or wrist. Using an elbow crutch requires more strength from the upper in comparison to an axillary crutch. It is specified for use of long-term or permanent disabilities, but people are switching them for short-term use too.
While using, it reduces the chances of back pain thus enabling posture maintenance. We deal with multiple elbow crutches depending on the ages and prices.
Gutter crutches: It is a modified forearm crutch, that is generally used by rheumatoid patients. It helps in the distribution of weight and maintaining balance. These arthritic crutches consist of padded forearm aid made from metal, a strap, and a handpiece that is adjustable with a rubber ferrule enabling the comfort level at its best.
MediMove India assures the best level of comfort, safety, and also mobility while using hand crutches. We deal in all types of crutches that include non-weight crutches, long-term use, hands-free crutches, gutter crutches, etc. depending on convenience and mobility, we strive to provide the best and genuine products all over India.