Crutchgecko has been selected as one of Ontario’s 100 startups with high growth potential!

We are happy to announce that we have been selected by the Accelerator Centre that we are one of 100 high-impact Canadian startups selected to participate in innovative new program, AC:Studio. We and other founders will receive up to $100,000 in seed funding and work with innovation partners at Uvaro, SnapPea Design, Conestoga College, Innovate [...]

By |2023-02-21T20:19:49+00:00February 21st, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The challenges of using crutches

Crutches are a standard solution for people with lower limb injuries or conditions, but using crutches can also come with its own set of challenges. From discomfort and pain to mobility limitations, crutch use can be a frustrating and overwhelming experience.  Physical Discomfort Prolonged use of crutches can lead to physical discomfort and pain in [...]

By |2023-02-19T22:20:10+00:00February 19th, 2023|Mobility aid|0 Comments

What to put on crutches for comfort?

Crutches are an effective mobility aid for individuals who have suffered injuries to their lower extremities or have conditions that limit their ability to walk. They offer stability and support, lessening the strain on the afflicted limb. This lowers the chance of subsequent injury by enabling the person to move around more comfortably and easily. [...]

By |2023-02-19T21:46:19+00:00February 19th, 2023|Mobility aid|0 Comments

Tips for staying safe on crutches

Learning the right way to use crutches is not child’s play. Though certain types are easier to master than others, precaution and safety should be your priority while using any type of crutches. From the condition of your crutches to the very surface you walk on, various factors can make or ‘break’ your health, quite [...]

By |2023-02-19T22:19:25+00:00February 19th, 2023|Mobility aid|1 Comment

Climbing stairs with Crutches: What’s the safest way?

Perhaps you have already come across the saying "Good leg goes to heaven, bad leg goes to hell".  If not, read further and let me explain it to you.  But, before I begin, please keep in mind two things: Firstly, that climbing stairs improperly with crutches is no laughing matter.  You could easily end [...]

By |2023-01-22T20:53:55+00:00October 21st, 2022|Mobility aid|0 Comments


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