"Crutches" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Wooden or metal staffs designed to aid a person in walking. (UMDNS,1999)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Crutches" by people in Profiles.
Upper extremity inverse dynamics model for crutch-assisted gait assessment. J Biomech. 2010 Jul 20; 43(10):2026-31.
Upper extremity dynamics during Lofstrand crutch-assisted gait in children with myelomeningocele. Gait Posture. 2009 Nov; 30(4):511-7.
Upper extremity kinetics of children with myelomeningocele during Lofstrand crutch-assisted gait. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2008; 2008:4583-6.
Mechanics of ambulation with standard and spring-loaded crutches. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Sep; 88(9):1159-63.
Upper extremity dynamics during Lofstrand crutch-assisted gait in children with myelomeningocele. J Spinal Cord Med. 2007; 30 Suppl 1:S165-71.
A dynamic model of the upper extremities for quantitative assessment of Lofstrand crutch-assisted gait. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2006; 2006:1525-8.