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4 Prong Quad Canes: Best Walking Canes for Stability and Balance Problems

The main reason seniors use canes is for stability and to improve mobility with balance problems. Quad canes aka four prong canes have a wider base than other canes so they make better contact with the ground. In this guide, I’ll review the best quad canes based on my experience working at a medical equipment dealer.

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Does Medicare Pay for Walking Canes?

Yes, Medicare does pay for walking canes as long as your doctor provides the correct documentation and you meet their coverage guidelines. Keep reading to learn more about the coverage criteria.