quad cane


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quad cane

a cane adapted for increased stability by providing a four-legged rectangular base of support.
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If some professional had simply told this doctor that he needed all these things - a brace, a quad cane, and wheelchair - he might well have balked and said, 'Hogwash - I'll just walk.
Chase is emerging from his walker on to quad canes.
We suggest that the sternal notch method should also apply to measurement of quad canes and walkers because the sternal notch can be used to line up each of those devices similarly in sitting.
Then the participant advances to a walker or quad canes, depending on the degree of progress.
He now uses quad canes and can ambulate about 1,200 feet.
com)-- World Parkinson's Program announces the delivery of educations material including 13,000 Parkinson's disease brochures and quad canes to Africa Parkinson's Association to be provided to the poverty afflicted Parkinson's patients who are not able to afford these healthcare supplies.