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Methods for Fitting a Patient with a Cane

Purpose:

To determine the length of a cane that a person should use based on the methods of Kumar et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

disability and performance

ICD-10:

Description:

Kumar et al compared different methods for measuring the length of a cane required to fit a patient. The authors are from the University of California at Los Angeles and the associated Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

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