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What Type of Crutch is Best for Long-Term Use?

Forearm crutches are one of the best options for long-term use. They have a cuff that fits around the forearm and a handgrip that is held in the hand. They are generally more comfortable and provide better support than axillary crutches.

According to a Healthline article, forearm crutches are often used as a long-term mobility aid for people with a disability that affects their legs. They require good arm and upper body strength to use, but once people master forearm crutches, they often find them much easier to navigate and balance than underarm crutches.

Forearm crutches also have a number of advantages over other types of crutches. They are more comfortable to use, provide better support, and are easier to maneuver on stairs and other uneven surfaces.

Please note that the best crutch for you depends on your specific needs and medical condition. It is always recommended to consult with a healthcare professional before making a decision.

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