How to use stairs with walking aids

The following videos demonstrate how to safely use the stairs whilst using crutches,
the same principles can be applied when using a walking stick.

You would have been assessed using the stairs before you were discharged from hospital.

These videos are a guide only for use by patients who have been deemed safe to use stairs by their Physiotherapist.

Using stairs with crutches and a handrail or bannister

Using stairs with crutches and no rail or bannister

Using stairs non-weight bearing with crutches and a rail or bannister

Using stairs non-weight bearing with crutches and a rail or bannister

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