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Customised Crutch Grip


TOM @ Uni




Angela can walk short distances using a crutch for balance and confidence. However, Angela is unable to grip a normal crutch as an amputee. The crutch Angela uses at present has a ‘croc’ shoe attached to support her arm. Angela attested to the functional capabilities of this modified crutch, but is seeking a more aesthetic solution that she would be proud to use.


The device has been updated with improvements that Angela has provided to her student team, including a refreshed aesthetic design and increased comfort features. The design has been made out of customised foam pieces, thus reducing the cost of the device to make and maintain.

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All digital product files on this page are provided as conceptual designs and were developed by volunteers through a TOM: Melbourne event or program.
The design file is provided in the interest of sharing ideas and promoting collaboration. The design as described in the document(s) has not been tested or assessed for safety. Please do not attempt to use any device built using these instructions without first seeking appropriate professional advice on the safety and suitability of the device for your personal situation. 
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