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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

Do You Need Crutches for a Sprained Ankle? Why?

Sprained ankles can be really painful. And walking with them? That will feel like torture. Thus many people take the help of crutches. However, you might be wondering if it is an absolute must to get a crutch if you have a sprained ankle. That’s what we are going to understand today. After reading this article, […]

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  • Updated November 10, 2019

A Guide to Renting Crutches: Where and How?

In a misfortunate accident, you ended up breaking a leg, or too much exercise led to a hamstring injury. After a visit to the accident, the doctor tells you that you’ll need a crutch for a few days. Since the doctor has said that you only need them for a few days, you think it is […]

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  • Updated November 10, 2019

Which Side Do You Use a Cane?

Canes are one of the best assistive devices available that will help you with your movement when you need assistance. These were designed to be able to take your full weight while giving you support on a daily basis. Not only can canes be used to improve your balance and strength when you are weak, but […]

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  • Updated November 10, 2019
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