Walking cane designed to assist partial weight bearing.

  title={Walking cane designed to assist partial weight bearing.},
  author={Jeffery Engel and Ahmad Fitri Amir and Ellen Messer and Israel Caspi},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  volume={64 8},
The device described indicates accurately the amount of weight borne on an affected leg. This device consists of two major elements: a weight measuring system incorporated in the walking cane's body, and a feedback mechanism situated in the cane's handle. By means of vibration or lights the patient and the therapist can determine whether or not the affected… CONTINUE READING