Canes

Quad Canes and Single Point Canes

Several years ago we had a precious WWII veteran that would frequent our store.  He was a go getter! He got up every morning and went and sat with his wife at the nursing home where she laid quietly.  She never acknowledged he was there due to her Alzheimer disease but that never stopped him from going and sitting by her side and talking to her.  He would talk to the staff and talk to the visitors as they came in and out.  Everyone knew him! He walked with a cane that he bought from our store.  It had American Flags on it and he walked with it proudly!  He always had people stopping and talking to him about his cane. He probably bought 20 of those American Flag canes and gave them out to his friends that needed them.  We miss him and I always think of him when I see an American Flag can today.

We keep Quad canes and Single Point Canes in stock.  They both have good practical uses that can benefit you.

Quad Canes are good for helping you feel like you have a little more stability.  It has a wider base and four little feet.  It stands up on it’s own when you are sitting in a chair or resting between walks.

Single Point Canes give you something to assist with your walking.  It helps when ambulating over rough surfaces and your gait needs some assistance, the cane is perfect for that extra help.

The quad canes usually have 2 choices of base sizes to choose from and come in a few standard colors like bronze, silver or chrome and black.  They have soft cushioned handles for comfort as well.  They can be height adjusted for the proper fitting for you the patient.

The cane designs are just fun! We have a variety of canes you can choose from.  It is a great way to display your personality through your cane.  They have soft foam handles, they have hard plastic handles, and also wooded shepard hook handles. There are several accessories that can be attached for convenience.   Like a wrist loop so you don’t drop it or lose it.  A cane holder that will clip onto a wheelchair. They are all height adjustable but we have wooden ones that can be cut to size.

Hope that helps give you a sample of the difference in the two canes.

Showerless Shower

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Hope everyone is having a good Monday!! Here at Equip Care we have patients that are not able to safely shower. We offer a variety of products for these patients including the products featured above. Contact us for more information!!

Back Support

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Did you know about 80% of adults experience back pain? This back pain can be prevented or reduced with back support! This lumbar cushion is one of the more commonly used supports for your back. You can use it at work, home, in the car, plane, or even bring to to ball games!

Come by and check it out at Equip Care! Open Monday – Friday, 8a.m. – 5p.m.

Bath & Shower Equipment

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Choosing the right product for you or your loved can be a very confusuing experience especially when there are so many different options. Here at Equip Care we have a lot of these options. When you come in our store we always strive to find and inform you of the perfect product for you! Similarly, we want to give you some brief, helpful information prior to your visit.

 

Handheld shower head – A removable shower head used for subjects who need to sit while showering or have a difficult time showering for other reasons.

Shower chair – A chair made for showers for subjects who are not able to stand for a long time or have a difficult time showering. Some are made with suction cups attached to the legs of chair for safety purposes. You can purchase these chairs with or without arm and back support.

Transfer tub benches – A bench that allows the subject to safely get in and out of their shower or tub safely without having to lift their legs. Simply slide.

Grab bars – A bar that attached to the wall that provides the subject with a device to support them while getting into shower, tub, or help with using the restroom.

Raised toilet seat – Increases the height of toilet to prevent falls.

Wait, what walker?

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Do you ever walk into a tire store knowing you need to buy new tires, but you realize almost all the tires for sale look identical? That can be how shopping for walkers can end up going as well. You know you need one, but have absolutely no idea the one you need. This link can help you. It gives you a brief description of the different types of walkers as well as some helpful tips. Come into Equip Care for additional information and help on buying you or a loved one a walker!

 

https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/healthy-aging/multimedia/walker/sls-20076469