D&H Therapy Associates

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Hold the cane using the hand that's on the same side as your good leg

Are You Using A Cane In The Wrong Hand?  5 Steps To Correctly Using A Cane

1 Assess how much help you need. Canes are the lightest walking aid, and transfer weight to your wrist or forearm. They are generally used to aid light injuries or to improve balance. A cane cannot and should not sustain a large portion of your body weight.
 2 Choose your style. Canes come in a variety of forms in order to meet the needs of different users. Variables to assess include:

New Taping Techniques to help difficult to treat conditions such as plantar fasciitis.

Kinesio Taping® Method (courtesy of the Kinesiotaping Association International)

The Kinesio Taping® Method is a definitive rehabilitative taping technique that is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion as well as providing extended soft tissue manipulation to prolong the benefits of manual therapy administered within the clinical setting.