Category: Decorative walking canes

Feb 09 2018

When Choosing a Cane, Don’t Forget to Check For Confidence

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As many as one in four adults in the U.S. experience a fall or slip of some sort each year. While many of these falls are purely accidents, a solid portion of them are caused by problems with the adult’s mobility. Issues with mobility manifest as an unsteadiness when walking; dizziness when standing from a sitting position; or a problem with balancing.

To combat this issue, roughly 6.8 million Americans use an assistive device to help them stay mobile, such as walking canes. But choosing a cane is not as simply as going to the nearest store and picking one up off of the shelf. A person must be assig

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Dec 04 2017

7 Tips to Finding the Best Cane for Your Needs

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There are at least 6.8 million people in the United States who need to use a cane or other mobility device. By some estimates, an older adult is sent to the emergency room every 11 seconds because of a fall. That amounts to more than two million visits to hospitals each year because of a fall. If you or someone you care about is concerned about improving mobility, you can do something about it. Finding the right cane or seat stick can be tricky but these tips can help.

  1. Decide what kind of device you need. Some people find they need something with a little more support like a rolling walker. Think about your mobility issues and whether a cane will be enough. You may find that if you have had a surgery or suffered an injury, you may not be ready for walking cane when you start looking but you may

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