Hesperian Health Guides
Use of a Cane
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|It usually works best to hold the cane on the side opposite the weaker leg.|
|Move forward and put down the weaker leg and the cane together.|
|His 'tracks' should look like this.|
For different crutch and cane designs, see Chapter 63.