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Minneapolis chair designer breaks his foot, then reinvents the crutch

Jeff Weber broke his heel five years ago while gardening and found himself with plenty of time to ponder just how ugly and uncomfortable conventional crutches are. A seating designer by trade, Weber decided there had to be a better way and came up with MobiLegs.

Fast Company writes about the crutches, which "look like they'd be equally at home being sold at a hospital supply or a sporting goods shop." Weber's new company will start selling a basic and deluxe model of the ergonomic crutches this summer for $60 and $90, respectively. He hopes to quickly grow into a $10-million-a-year company.

Read the entire Fast Company article here.

Also, see MedCity News' article here.
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