How to Use a Cane for Lower Back Problems?

Probably lots of people have already told you that you are too young for back problems. But trust me, this statement doesn’t make any sense. Even I have seen my colleagues who feel embarrassed using a cane for their lower back problems because it seems old! Because most of your lower back problems occur for prolonged […]

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  • December 11, 2019

Different Types of Canes

You have been prescribed a cane by your doctor but you don’t know which one you should buy? Then this article is for you! Now there are lots of variations of canes, and not all of them will suit you. You need to get one that will cater to your needs. So, here, we’ll detail the different […]

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  • December 8, 2019

How to Use a Quad Cane?

A quad cane is a bit different from other canes. Unlike other canes, the quad cane has four small feet, which are extended from the base of the cane. Usually, each of the foot has a rubber cap, which reduces the possibility of any accident. Nevertheless, it’s important that you learn how to use it properly before […]

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  • December 8, 2019

How to Walk with a Cane after Hip Surgery?

Hip surgeries are a major medical operation that is designed to help reduce pain and provide more freedom in your mobility. That said, the recovery process is often long and gruesome. In some situations, physical therapy may be required. Canes are used by many patients who have undergone such an operation for added balance and support. […]

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  • November 13, 2019

How to Measure for a Cane? Proper Cane Height

You might need a walking cane as a permanent or a temporary solution to an injury or for chronic pain. Having the correct height of the cane for you to use is essential to ensure that you have the proper balance and stability in your movement. Having said that, there is no exact formula to determine the […]

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  • November 13, 2019

How to Walk with a Cane?

One of the first things you have to understand about a cane thoroughly is that it is an ambulatory assistive device. So what is an ambulatory assistive device? Well, allow me to enlighten you! Ambulatory is more of a medical term than regular. It is frequently used by professionals in the field to refer to patients or […]

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  • November 13, 2019

DIY Self Defense Cane

Taking a leisurely walk around the neighborhood or exploring remote or unfamiliar places to appease one’s wanderlust can sometimes take dark turns. I’m talking about the constant fear that makes you turn head every few steps of the way, especially when walking alone; if not for the apprehensions of encountering muggers and petty thieves, then definitely […]

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  • November 13, 2019

Quad Cane vs. Regular Cane

A cane is a common staple you see in the hands of older people who have trouble moving around without additional support. A young person can also use it if the need arises. Now, there are different types of canes for you to choose from. And you might find yourself a little confused over picking a […]

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  • Updated November 10, 2019

How to Measure Crutches: a Beginner’s Guideline

You were caught in an accident and now need a crutch to walk. I am totally aware of how difficult it can be to walk with crutches as your movements are no longer natural. However, the situation can get worse if the crutch isn’t fitted properly. Incorrectly fitted crutches will cause severe discomfort while walking and may cause […]

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  • Updated November 10, 2019

How to Adjust a Quad Cane?

When you are injured, a quad cane is the best option as it gives the best traction, stability, and weight capacity. However, if you don’t know how to adjust it properly, the chances are high that you won’t be comfortable using it. But we don’t want you to be uncomfortable while using a quad cane. That’s why […]

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  • Updated November 10, 2019
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