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Axillary Crutches- Right Lower Extremity Affected 4-point

* utilizes bilateral ambulation aids (two crutches/ two canes)
* Indicated for patient w/o weight bearing restrictions
Cues:
1. left Crutch
2. Right Leg
3. Right Crutch
4. Left Leg

2

Axillary Crutches- Left Lower Extremity Affected 4-point

* Utilizes bilateral ambulation aids (two crutches/ two canes)
* Indicated for patient without weight bearing restrictions
Cues:
1. Right Crutch
2. Left Leg
3. Left Crutch
4. Right Leg

3

Modified 4 point Gait (1 cane/ 1 crutch) - Right Lower Extremity Affected

* Utilizes one cane/crutch held on the left side ( unaffected side)
* Indicated for patients without weight bearing restrictions
Cues:
1. Left Crutch
2. Right Leg
3. Left Leg

4

Modified 4 point Gait (1 cane/ 1 crutch)- Left Lower Extremity Affected

* utilizes one cane/crutch held on the right side (unaffected side)
* Indicated for patient without weight bearing restrictions
Cues:
1. Right Crutch
2. Left Leg
3. Right Leg

5

2 point Gate- Bilateral Crutches- Right Side Affected

* utilizes bilateral ambulation aids ( two crutches/ two canes)
* Indicated for patient without weight bearing restrictions
Cues:
1. Left Crutch and right leg together
2. Right Crutch and Left Leg together

6

2 point Gate- Bilateral Crutches- Left side Affected

* utilizes bilateral ambulation aids ( two crutches/ two canes)
* Indicated for patient without weight bearing restrictions
Cues:
1. Right Crutch and Left Leg together
2. Left Crutch and Right Leg together

7

2 Point Modified- Axillary Crutches- Right Lower extremity Affected

* utilizes one cane/ crutch held on the left side ( unaffected side)
* indicated for patient without weight bearing restrictions
Cues:
1. Left Crutch and Right Left Together
2. Left Leg

8

2 Point Modified- Axillary Crutches- Left Lower Extremity Affected

* utilizes one cane/ crutch held on right side (unaffected side)
* Indicated for patient without weight bearing restrictions
Cues:
1. Right Crutch and Left Leg Together
2. Right Leg

9

3 Point Gate- Walker- Left Lower Extremity- NWB

* Can use bilateral crutches or walker
* used for non- weight bearing
* Not with bilateral canes
Cues:
1. Walker
2. Keep left leg off the ground
3. Right Leg "steps to" the space within the walker

10

3 Point Gate- Walker- Right Lower Extremity- NWB

* Can use bilateral crutches or walker
* used for non-weight bearing
* not with bilateral canes
Cues:
1. Walker
2. Keep right leg off the ground
3. Left Leg "steps to" the space within the walker

11

3 Point Gate- Axillary Crutches- Right Lower Extremity- NWB

* utilizes bilateral crutches or walker
* NWB Patients
* not with bilateral canes
Cues:
1. Both Crutches
2. Keep right leg off the ground
3. Left leg "steps to" or "steps through"- progress to "steps through" (as able) to increase stability)

12

3 Point Gate- Axillary Crutches- Left Lower Extremity- NWB

* utilizes bilateral crutches or walker
* NWB patients
* not with bilateral canes
Cues:
1. Both Crutches
2. Keep left leg off the ground
3. Right Leg "steps to" or "steps through"- Progress to "steps through" (as able) to increase stability.

13

3 Point Modified- Right Lower Extremity Affected

* utilizes bilateral crutches or walker
* Bilateral canes can be used ONLY when patient has no weight bearing restrictions
* Used for patients with restricted weight- Bearing instructions
Cues:
1. Both Crutches
2. Right Leg
3. Left Leg

14

3 Point Modified- Left Lower Extremity Affected

* utilizes bilateral crutches or walker
* Bilateral canes can be used ONLY when patient has no weight bearing restrictions
* Used for patients with restricted weight- bearing instructions
Cues:
1. Both Crutches
2. Left Leg
3. Right Leg