We got an elderly female repatriated following Trochanteric Fixation Nail, revised, as the first one failed. Conclusions: If you are on this list, the information below might be extremely helpful for your rehabilitation. PARTIAL WEIGHT BEARING Use this method when your doctor lets you put 30-50% of your body weight on your injured leg. 0000001734 00000 n In other words, 100% of a person's body weight can be transmitted through the designated limb. Conclusions: By using a bathroom scale, healthy subjects could be trained to achieve a target goal of 50% PWB with axillary and forearm crutches. Alves DPL, Wun PYL, Alves AL, Christian RW, Mercadante MT, Hungria JO. 2. Objective: Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! 0000073007 00000 n 0000033439 00000 n At the time, I was so upset when my doctor left me at 50% weight bearing for 7 weeks, but the reality is, it allowed me to build my muscle, strength, and stamina so that when I was allowed to fully weight bear, the transition was fairly easy. 0000003693 00000 n 0000040348 00000 n Ten healthy subjects (5 men, 5 women) without lower-extremity injury and minimal experience using ambulatory aids. Subjects were able to offload the right lower extremity by about 25% of body weight by using a single-point cane. 0000093820 00000 n Get the latest public health information from CDC: https://www.coronavirus.gov, Get the latest research information from NIH: https://www.nih.gov/coronavirus, Find NCBI SARS-CoV-2 literature, sequence, and clinical content: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sars-cov-2/. 1. 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