Many times following orthopedic surgery or injury to lower extremeties patients are advised to gradually bear weight on their limb. Since patients do not want to cause further damage or pain to the injury they put little to no weight on the area. The application is necessary, however, for proper recovery. This invention is a mechanical device that indicates to the patient when a first level of weight is applied. So, this encourages them to step firmly enough to reach this level without fear that they are going to hurt themselves or cause pain.