Using your Crutches


Cork Emergency Departments


After your injury or procedure, it may be necessary for you to use crutches for a while. We will provide you with a pair of crutches and show you how to use them. Depending on your injury, you may or may not be allowed to bear weight on your injured leg. Wear flat supportive shoes. Avoid wet floors.

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Tips on how to use your crutches:

Please note: The Urgent Care Centre will not accept return of used crutches.

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If you are concerned, please contact the Emergency Department you first attended: MUH (021) 4271971 M-UCC at SMHC (St. Mary’s Health Campus) (021) 4926900 CUH (021) 4920200 LIU Mallow General Hospital (022) 58506 Bantry General Hospital (027) 52900

Dr Íomhar O' Sullivan 07/04/2007. Last review Dr. ÍOS3/09/14.