Good Cane Use

In Dr. Travell and D. Simon’s book they talk about proper cane position:
– on opposite side to leg pain (it become good leg when you lift good leg)-shoulder horizontal with cane held out 15 degrees from body

Now additionally, 15% of your weight should be applied when using it.

Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2016 Aug;2016:3370-3373. doi:
10.1109/EMBC.2016.7591450.
A smart cane with vibrotactile biofeedback improves cane loading for people with
knee osteoarthritis.
Routson RL, Bailey M, Pumford I, Czerniecki JM, Aubin PM, Routson RL, Bailey M,
Pumford I, Czerniecki JM, Aubin PM, Aubin PM, Czerniecki JM, Routson RL, Bailey
M, Pumford I
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28227239

Even with instruction, patients don’t put enough weight on cane

A sensor in cane that vibrated when enough weight solved the problem

Comment – with verbal instructions they got to 13 lbs which is not bad – just bear that in mind… nike air max homme pas cher nike air max homme pas cher

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