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crutch gait that gives stability but requires weight bearing on both legs...each leg is moved alternately with each opposing crutch so that 3 points of support are on the floor at all times

Four-Point Crutch Gait


crutch gait that requires the patient to bear all weight on one foot...patient puts weight on both crutches then on unaffected leg then repeats

Three-Point Crutch Gait


crutch gait that requires at least partial weight bearing on both feet...patient moves the crutch at the same time as the opposite leg so the movements are similar to normal walking

Two-Point Crutch Gait