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We’ve provided independent clinical research  iWalk to back up our claim that the iWALK is the best crutch you’ll ever use for lower leg injuries.  Don’t just take our word for it, read what the experts and medical professionals have to say.

Use of a hands - free crutch in patients with musculoskeletal injuries

Rohit Rambani, Muhammad Saleem Shadid, and Surinder Goyal
International Journal of Rehabilitation Research

The Hands Free Crutch (HFC) was associated with a better overall musculoskeletal functional assessment score (P<0.05), better coping, a trend towards better lower extremity function,and with performing activities around the house. The HFC was well accepted, safe, and easy to use. A clear trend for better function with the HFC was seen….

Evaluation of Crutch Energetics Using Standard and Hands Free Crutches

Amik Nagpurkar and Adam Troelier
Clinical Biomechanics, University of Guelph

…the (conventional) crutch demonstrated the hightest energy inefficiency…

Prospective Clinical Evaluation Comparing Standard Axillary Crutches versus the Hands Free Crutch

A Dalton, D.Maxwell, C.M. Borkhoff, H.J. Kreder
University of Toronto, Sunnybrook & Women’s College Health Sciences Centre

The HFC (Hands Free Crutch) was associated with a better overall MFA score, better coping, and a trend toward better lower extremity function and activities around the house …

Research Review

A Hands-free Approach to Patient Mobility: Presenting the Case for a Hands-free Crutch

D. Parker, Senior Orthopaedic Practitioner at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital
J. Davis, Patient Perspective

One of the biggest challenges facing patients following an injury to the foot or ankle is keeping the weight off their affected leg while it heals…

Mobility Device Use in the United States – Functional Limitations of Crutch Users

H. Stephen Kaye, PhD., Taewoon Kang, Ph.D., Mitchel P. LaPlante, Ph.D.

Respondents to the NHIS-D asked about difficulty they might have in eight areas of mobility-related function…As one might expect, the vast majority (81% of crutch users) experience mobility related functional limitation

Comparison of Subjective and Physical Function Outcomes Using Axillary Crutches and a “Hands-Free Crutch,” in Comparison to No Crutch, for Mobility

Lim, G.A.; MacLeaod, T.D.
California State University, Sacramento Department of Physical Therapy

Functional outcomes were better using the HFC (Hands Free Crutch) in comparison to the more standard AC (Axillary Crutches) while performing clinical outcome measures of activity…. The majority of subjects preferred the HFC while performing the SCT (Stair Climbing-Test) and 6MWT (6-minute-walk-test)”….