Lumex Syatems 6342A, 6345, 6341A, 6346, 6347, 6343A User Manual.pdf

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6341A, 6342A, 6343A: DELUXE FOREARM CRUTCHES 6345, 6346, 6347: DELUXE FOREARM CRUTCHES WITH ORTHO EASE® GRIP

A Graham-Field Brand ASSEMBLY & OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS

Warning: This product should not be used without proper instruction from a healthcare professional.

Warning: This product has a maximum user weight limitation of 250 lbs.

Warning: Lumex assumes no responsibility for any damage or injury caused by improper installation, assembly or use of this product.

Warning: If components are damaged or missing, contact your dealer immediately. DO NOT use substitute parts.

Warning: Before use, ensure that all crutch tips are properly seated and straight on each crutch.

Warning: Use forearm crutches on dry and level surfaces only. Do not use crutches on slippery surfaces, such as wet floors or ice; slippage and instability could occur. Do not use crutches on stairs or steep inclines. Inspect crutches weekly for proper function and wear. If any component is not in proper working order or appears worn, contact your Lumex dealer for repair and/or appropriate replacement parts

Forearm crutch components are identified in illustration at right.

 

 

 

 

Cuff assembly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upper locking collet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Handgrip

 

 

 

 

 

Upper push button

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holding bolt for

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ortho ease grip

 

 

 

 

 

(6345/6346/6347 only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lower section

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lower push button

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lower locking collet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjustable leg

 

Forearm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

crutch

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tip

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Instructions for use

The chart at right can be used as a guide to select height-appropriate crutches. Please consult a healthcare professional for the proper adjustment.

Forearm Crutch Size Selection Chart

Patient

Product

Adjustment Range

Height

Number

(Handgrip to Floor)

 

 

 

5' 5" - 6' 4"

6341A / 6345

33" - 42"

 

 

 

5' 0" - 6' 0"

6342A / 6346

28" - 37"

 

 

 

4' 10" - 5' 8"

6343A / 6347

21.5" - 30.5"

 

 

 

6341A, 6342A, 6343A: DELUXE FOREARM CRUTCHES; 6345, 6346, 6347: DELUXE FOREARM CRUTCHES WITH ORTHO EASE GRIP

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Height adjustment

See crutch illustration on previous page. Adjust leg height:

1.Loosen lower locking collet.

2.Depress lower push button and adjust leg for proper height.

3.Secure lower locking collet by turning until tight.

Adjust cuff height:

4.Loosen upper locking collet.

5.Depress upper push button and adjust cuff for proper height.

6.Secure upper locking collet by turning until tight.

7.Arm cuffs are adjustable; adjust both cuffs for proper fit.

Warning: Before use, ensure that push buttons protrude fully through adjustment holes and that all locking collets are securely tightened.

Ortho ease grip adjustment (6345/6346/6347 only)

See crutch illustration on previous page.

1.Unscrew—but do not remove—holding bolt with slotted screwdriver.

2.Pull Ortho ease grip toward you and turn left or right to desired angle.

3.Push in Ortho ease grip and secure holding bolt.

Maintenance

Wipe crutches weekly with a damp cloth. Check locking collets and holding bolts weekly for tightness. Replace crutch tips as needed.

To guarantee the best service from your crutches, always specify Lumex replacement parts. They are available from your Lumex dealer.

WARRANTY

Three year limited warranty. For additional warranty information, please contact your Lumex dealer.

Graham-Field Health Products

Atlanta, Georgia 30360

printed in China

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6341A, 6342A, 6343A: DELUXE FOREARM CRUTCHES; 6345, 6346, 6347: DELUXE FOREARM CRUTCHES WITH ORTHO EASE GRIP

GRAHAM-FIELD HEALTH PRODUCTS, 10/03