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Your weight bearing order is:
Use the method you were shown with the instructions below.
Note: Don’t sit on unstable or very low chairs.
Note: Never use your walker to go up or down more than a single step.
Your doctor or physiotherapist will tell you when you can stop using your walker.
To see this information online and learn more, visit MyHealth.Alberta.ca/health/pages/conditions.aspx?Hwid=custom.ab_physio_walker_inst.
Physiotherapy: How to use a walker
For 24/7 nurse advice and general health information call Health Link at 811.
Current as of: Oct 21, 2020
Author: Allied Health (Physiotherapy), Alberta Health Services
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