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Old 06-28-2011, 12:07 PM   #1
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Transition from walker to cane - Suggestions?

I don't want to violate any rules, so I'm not really looking for brand endorsements (unless that's OK). I'm about 5 feet 11 inches tall and am looking for a high-quality cane to replace my walker (which I plan to stop using within the next 2 or 3 days). < edited > Thanks!

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Re: Transition from walker to cane - Suggestions?

There are a number of companies that make high-quality canes. The ones I have liked the best are the ones that have a hand grip at the top instead of just being rounded. Also, make sure the cane you order fits your tall size. Ideally you could go to a medical supply store or drug store to try them out.

It's also nice to get ones that are collapsible, but that's not necessarily critical.

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Re: Transition from walker to cane - Suggestions?

Has this transition been suggested by your doctor?

 
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