It took two young Spaniards to revolutionise crutches

by Ivano Abbadessa - 2016.11.23
It took two young Spaniards to revolutionise crutches
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Kmina is the name of the modern orthopaedic crutches that do not cause collateral pain. All down to a special handle that allows you to distribute the body's weight on the forearm as well, so that it does not rest entirely on the armpits or the hand as has been the case to date. The idea came from two young Spanish mechanical engineers, who after having suffered various sporting injuries, got to work and discovered that the structure of this mobility device had not significantly changed since the days Ancient Egypt. So they created the first prototype in collaboration with the trauma ward of the San Sebastián de los Reyes Hospital. Given the wealth of positive feedback, they formed a company that now sells their crutches in Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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