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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/Alberta/Pages/use-a-walker.aspx.
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
Care instructions may be adapted by your healthcare provider. If you have questions about a medical condition or this instruction, talk with your doctor or appropriate healthcare provider.