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Feb 18th, 2020

eNews#8 smartCRUTCH helps QL+ Enhanced Walker Project

2020-03-06T17:16:25-07:00February 18th, 2020|smartCRUTCH® eNewsletters|

smartCRUTCH was pleased to play a small part in this interesting and worthwhile project! Hello Matthew and Lauren, Thank you for the support you provided to the QL+ team of engineers from Virginia Tech working on the Enhanced Walker Project. On our social media platforms, [...]

Apr 1st, 2018

eNews#7 Ipeleng ‘Crazylegs’ runs marathons on smartCRUTCH

2020-03-06T17:15:43-07:00April 1st, 2018|smartCRUTCH® eNewsletters|

Ipeleng Khunou, also known fondly as Crazylegs @ckrazylegz by his peers, runs marathons to raise money for the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund, and he runs them on smartCRUTCH. Check out his story on this 1-minute video by  “My disease will not keep me off [...]

Jan 22nd, 2018

eNews#6 Kerri on the Canadian Prairies reviews smartCRUTCH

2018-01-23T06:39:57-07:00January 22nd, 2018|smartCRUTCH® eNewsletters|

Chronically Badass Canadian Kerri is a blogger who approached smartCRUTCH to use and review our crutches after enduring a long term injury to her knee due to her biomechanics (Read the 'About' page on her website here). Kerri has now trialled them and has written [...]

Dec 28th, 2017

eNews#5 Darryn August: smartCRUTCH’s pick for a modern day hero

2017-12-28T10:53:05-07:00December 28th, 2017|smartCRUTCH® eNewsletters|

Darryn August is a South Africa modern day hero who is learning to walk again, and has his sights set on the Paralympics. Here's the story from We'd like to think that if we witness a life-or-death situation, we would all jump to assist.  [...]

Nov 28th, 2017

eNews#4 What we learned about EDS in Vegas

2017-11-28T21:56:59-07:00November 28th, 2017|smartCRUTCH® eNewsletters|

The EDS Global Learning Conference was held in Las Vegas from September 7–9, 2017 and we were lucky enough to attend the event for the first time as a sponsor and vendor. "The Ehlers-Danlos Society is a global community of patients, caregivers, health care professionals, and [...]

Nov 28th, 2017

eNews#4 Make YOUR smartCRUTCH YOUR own!

2017-11-28T10:41:46-07:00November 28th, 2017|smartCRUTCH® eNewsletters|

Author, Artist and Advocate Jennifer Peacock-Smith @JPeaSmith is an Chronic Illness ambassador for smartCRUTCH, as she is passionate about the difference they have made in her life. She has created downloadable patterns for decorating them and here is the first video in a series on [...]

Nov 28th, 2017

eNews#4 Janaye trains Service Dog Colt to retrieve her smartCRUTCH

2017-11-28T11:18:01-07:00November 28th, 2017|smartCRUTCH® eNewsletters|

Janaye has a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and works very hard to spread awareness for her condition and for service dogs and disability. She has trained Colt to assist her in many ways including retrieving her smartCRUTCH and Grocery Shopping. Have a look at their [...]

Sep 18th, 2017

eNews #4 (smart) CRUTCHES for Africa (Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital)!

2017-09-25T11:08:39-07:00September 18th, 2017|smartCRUTCH® eNewsletters|

September 2017: Crutches for Africa  In September 2017 smartCRUTCH donated 5 sets of junior smartCRUTCHes to the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital in South Africa. We're delighted to be part of such a wonderful project!  

Aug 16th, 2017

eNews #4 (smart) CRUTCHES for Africa (Enthembeni School)!

2017-09-25T11:03:04-07:00August 16th, 2017|smartCRUTCH® eNewsletters|

Crutches for Africa! In August 2017 smartCRUTCH donated junior smartcrutches to the Ethembeni School (for physically and visually impaired children) in South Africa. “Londiwe Mbambo is a Cerebral Palsy Athetoid child. She has poor hand function so is unable to grip a normal crutch. The [...]

Aug 8th, 2017

eNews #3 A very smart crutch for kids

2017-08-15T16:40:40-07:00August 8th, 2017|smartCRUTCH® eNewsletters|

This past month smartCRUTCH® introduced their new junior model, designed with children ages 5 to 12 years old in mind. The patented smartCRUTCH® design distributes your body weight evenly over your forearm removing pressure from your hands, wrists and elbows. The design also helps the [...]

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