Splints and braces. These help support bones
and joints and may be used to help prevent weakened
bone from breaking. If your doctor prescribes a splint
or brace, be sure it fits properly. Splints or braces that do not fit properly
can cause skin irritation.
Canes and walkers. These may help you
walk with less risk of falling. Ask for training in how to use these devices
Physical therapy. This can help
strengthen muscles, increase endurance, and improve balance.
health nursing. You may have home health nursing if you are taking a medicine
that must be given through a vein (intravenous, or IV). Home health nurses can
also help make your home safe to prevent you from