Historical information

Crutches are used by patients recovering from an injury to the lower part of the leg. They transfer the body weight from the leg to the torso and arms. This one is an older model.


Used by a resident of the Kiewa Valley

Physical description

2 wooden underarm crutches with leather (?) padded underarm support. The length can be altered by taking out the 'pin' and relocating it to another hole either higher or lower.