If you need to use a walking cane, there are more styles to choose from than ever before, but it's important to choose the right size and style for your needs. Walking with the wrong size cane can be uncomfortable and may actually create additional problems. There are two reliable methods to size a walking cane. Learn exactly what to measure and how to measure so you end up with a perfect fit — and a cane that does the job correctly and comfortably.
Feeling good about yourself is important, so don't just choose any old cane. These days, they come in a wide variety of fashionable patterns, textures and colors. Choose a cane you really like, or choose several so you can match them to your outfit or your mood. You're more likely to use your cane if it's attractive.