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#1 Tip for Walking Better with Crutches

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Having to walk with a set of crutches can be a real pain in itself whether you are recovering from #surgery . A great way to take some of the #pain out of the crutch experience is with the new Crutch FlexTIP.

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What's the Best Cane for Me?

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What's the Best Cane for Me?

Why so many walking cane and tip choices?  Someone with leg pain does not need the same thing as someone who has balance issues. People who walk long distances with their cane, need something else.

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Introducing the FlexTIP!

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Introducing the FlexTIP!

Our feet are able to articulate to remain flat on the ground surface because our ankles enable them to adjust as we move about our world.   Traditional walking canes don't have 'ankles'. They may provide good grip on the walking surface when the cane tip is normal to the ground. Most of the time; however, only an edge of the tip actually contacts the surface. As canes tilt throughout a normal gait cycle, little gripping surface remains in contact with the ground which often results in slips and falls. The FlexTIP design solves this slipping issue, resulting in the...

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HurryCane ... FlexSTICK...What's the Difference?

Would the real 'stand alone' cane ...PLEASE stand up? You’ve seen the commercials—HurryCane® users gleefully using their new walking cane product. By all appearances, independence has been restored and the issues associated with conventional cane use have been rectified and resolved. However, upon reading the HurryCane® reviews, you might discover that there’s not all that much satisfaction with the product to be found.  Stability With almost double the width of the HurryCane’s footprint size, the FlexSTICK™ provides superb stability on any number of uneven ground surfaces, with each leg independently contracting and expanding to variations in points of contact. FlexSTICK’s...

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Avoiding Falls on Ice & Snow!

Avoiding falls should be a mindset we follow in any season.  However, the grip of winter can be relentless as it wraps the landscape in blankets of snow for days, weeks or months on end.  Nature’s icy coverings causes all of us to lose our grip at times as we attempt to navigate across various forms of frozen H2O.   These mishaps result in varying degrees of bumps, bruises, broken bones. Even death can result from a slip on the ice.  Everyone suffers from balance loss in slippery conditions.  As such, it is a very good idea to use something to...

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