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SNOW FALLS BUT YOU SHOULDN'T - Avoiding Mishaps on Ice & Snow
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Falls of all kinds dramatically increase when the weather turns cold & icy. Anyone, regardless of age or athletic ability, is subject to falling on a slippery surface, especially when it is not seen or expected. When walking normally, we have one foot on the ground which is fine where footing and lighting are good. However, if our one foot on the ground loses grip due to ice or any slick surface there is little recourse other than to suffer the full effect of gravity. The consequences can range from a bum knee or sore tush to death. Over the past decade,...
#1 Tip for Walking Better with Crutches
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