Releasing the Upper Back, Arms, and Wrists: Tips for Crutch Users

Individuals who use crutches are at risk for pain or injury to their upper backs, arms, wrists, and hands.  Alexa, a sports massage therapist, running coach, and hip dysplasia patient from the UK, shares some of her favorite tips for keeping crutch-users feeling good!

Contributor: Alexa Duckworth-Briggs

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