Features March 2004 Issue

Lean On Me

A cane can increase your mobility and independence, as long as you invest in the right one—and learn to use it properly.

You don’t have to be Gene Kelly to use a cane with confidence. Whether your goal is to ease the pain of arthritis in your knee or hip, or to get back on your feet after surgery, a proper cane can have a therapeutic role to play. But to get the most out of this common support device, it’s important to buy one that fits your particular needs. Here are some key points to keep…

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