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Using your walking aid

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37310
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Physiotherapy. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1426
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Using a walking aid (like a cane, crutches, or a walker) will help you lower the amount of weight you put on your leg or let you avoid putting weight on your leg. Your primary health care provider will tell you how much weight you can put on your affected leg. This pamphlet explains how to use crutches, a walker, and a cane. It also explains how to increase the amount of weight on your affected leg.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Physiotherapy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Walking
Crutches - use of
Walkers
Canes
Subjects (LCSH)
Walking
Crutches
Walkers (Orthopedic apparatus)
Staffs (Sticks, canes, etc.)
Specialty
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
Using a walking aid (like a cane, crutches, or a walker) will help you lower the amount of weight you put on your leg or let you avoid putting weight on your leg. Your primary health care provider will tell you how much weight you can put on your affected leg. This pamphlet explains how to use crutches, a walker, and a cane. It also explains how to increase the amount of weight on your affected leg.
Notes
Previous title: Using Your Walking Aid: A Guide to Using Crutches or a Walker
Responsibility
Prepared by: Physiotherapy
Pamphlet Number
1426
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Where can I get the equipment I will need after surgery or illness?

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35435
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Rehabilitation Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1517
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After your surgery or illness, you may need equipment to help you get around. For example, you may need a walker or a raised toilet seat. Try to get any equipment you will need before you go in to the hospital. This pamphlet explains how to buy, rent, or borrow equipment in Nova Scotia and across Canada.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Rehabilitation Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Self-Help Devices
Orthotic Devices
Rehabilitation
Occupational Therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Orthopedic apparatus
Physical therapy services
Occupational therapy services
Rehabilitation
Specialty
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
After your surgery or illness, you may need equipment to help you get around. For example, you may need a walker or a raised toilet seat. Try to get any equipment you will need before you go in to the hospital. This pamphlet explains how to buy, rent, or borrow equipment in Nova Scotia and across Canada.
Notes
Previous title: Where can I get the equipment I will need following surgery or illness?
Responsibility
Prepared by: Rehabilitation Services
Pamphlet Number
1517
Less detail