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My mother has trouble with balance but she refuses to get a walker or cane. What can we do?

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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine

In brief: Get a walker

She needs a walker or cane, 4 prong.
Tell her that if she falls she may break her hip and need surgery, hospitalization and may be in a wheel chair for some time. Once patients understand most opt for a walker or 4 prong cane.

In brief: Get a walker

She needs a walker or cane, 4 prong.
Tell her that if she falls she may break her hip and need surgery, hospitalization and may be in a wheel chair for some time. Once patients understand most opt for a walker or 4 prong cane.
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