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Adaptations of Walking Aids for Carrying Things and for Work

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HealthWiki > Disabled Village Children > Chapter 63: Walking Aids > Adaptations of Walking Aids for Carrying Things and for Work



Man leans on crutch sling and works the land with a pole. Images of the sling.
CRUTCH SLING for free hands for work
strong wire (or rope ties)
chest band
Crutch with closable bag attached.
LEATHER OR CLOTH POUCH
Girl with backpack using crutches with gourd attached, pictures of gourd and can with rope or wire coming out of them.
BACKPACK
gourd
strong wire that hooks over crutch


Girl walks using one crutch and one hoe adapted with handles to use as a crutch.
HOE ADAPTED AS CRUTCH
Man using walker with tools hanging from it.
Reprinted from Accent on Living, 1984



This page was updated:19 Jan 2018