Platform Step

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To ASCEND platform step:
  1. Roll walker up to step.
  2. Place walker on platform step.
  3. Step up with non-surgical leg.
  4. Step up with surgical leg.
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To DESCEND platform step:
  1. Roll walker to edge of platform step.
  2. Place walker on ground.
  3. Step down with surgical leg.
  4. Step down with non-surgical leg.

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