Arthritis Today—March 1, 2017
In Arthritis Today's Your Life Solutions section, a reader asks the question: My doctor recommended that I use a walker. How do I determine which type is best?
Lauren Piljic, PT, DPT, at HSS offers four tips on using a walker whether it is post-surgical or just for everyday use.
Make sure to adjust the walker so that the handles are at wrist-height when you're standing with your arms relaxed at your sides, said Lauren.
Walk inside the handles; don't lean forward or push it in front of you, she adds.
The full answer is featured in the March/April 2017 issue.