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Old 06-15-2012, 08:16 PM
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Has anyone heard of or have a Hurry Cane?

I went to my MS support group this week and someone had literature about a cane called "Hurry Cane" - it sounds neat! It has a pivot at the base (designed like our ankle mechanism) plus 3 points of contact at the bottom for more balance and stability and it can stand alone when not in use!! I don't know about you, but my cane is always falling on the ground which is so frustrating! It can also fold up and didn't seem all the expensive!

Before I read reviews I thought I'd ask around and see if anyone has used one and what you think about it. Thanks!
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Old 07-08-2012, 07:48 PM
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I have seen it on the internet, and almost bought one. I have been using the tripod tip from the Fashionable Canes website (and others). Then I got the Hugo Quad Pod cane tip (internet search will find it fast). I use both of those, and they let the cane stand independently, and it gives more stability than a single tip cane, without having to "give in" and buy the big honkin' quad cane!

I still think I may try a Hurry cane some time as well.
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Old 07-08-2012, 08:02 PM
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Well, I haven't bought one yet. Don't know why -they're not even that expensive! If you get one first, let me know how it goes!! I have 3 canes already but am always searching for a better one.
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Old 07-29-2012, 11:31 AM
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I have one and love it. It is compact and works well. The ad on the Internet and tv is exactly how it works so far. Only had it for a few weeks. I usually don't fold it up.
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Old 07-30-2012, 01:40 AM
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I have had one for a few weeks. I love it, especially on steps, really feels sturdy. A little bit heavier than my aluminium canes. They give a discount on their web site, so costs about the same as any other canes.
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Old 08-13-2012, 10:01 PM
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I have seen it on the internet, and almost bought one. I have been using the tripod tip from the Fashionable Canes website (and others). Then I got the Hugo Quad Pod cane tip (internet search will find it fast). I use both of those, and they let the cane stand independently, and it gives more stability than a single tip cane, without having to "give in" and buy the big honkin' quad cane!

I still think I may try a Hurry cane some time as well.
I just got just got off of amazon ordering this pod tip thing for my collapsible cane right before i read this!lol...I cant wait til it gets here, looks great!...and like you said it looks very low profile (you know because i do have to keep up my fabulous sence of style!lol, and was trying to beat the cost of the hurry cane but we'll see!
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Old 08-13-2012, 10:20 PM
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Hey Grace - just read your post. Did your order the Hugo quad pod tip? I searched on Amazon to see it. If you did, let me know how you like it! It's spmewhat cheaper than the Hurry Cane, isn't it?
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Old 08-14-2012, 12:53 PM
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Hey Grace - just read your post. Did your order the Hugo quad pod tip? I searched on Amazon to see it. If you did, let me know how you like it! It's spmewhat cheaper than the Hurry Cane, isn't it?
yes that's the one! it should get here 2morrow with 2day shipping!...but ill definitely let you know how it is!
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Old 08-16-2012, 12:28 AM
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Hey Grace - just read your post. Did your order the Hugo quad pod tip? I searched on Amazon to see it. If you did, let me know how you like it! It's spmewhat cheaper than the Hurry Cane, isn't it?
Got it today!....its just fine for me! gives me that lil extra bit of stability and it stands up! love that!
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Old 08-16-2012, 08:01 AM
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Great to hear, Grace - I'm so tired of my cane falling. At least the cane falls and not me I'm gonna get one and thanks!
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Old 08-16-2012, 10:27 AM
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i remember seeing them on a web site and thinking they look great i couldn't help thinking that the larger base would help with stablitly a little as well as the fact the cane is self standing. i never looked any further as i am past canes now and use a wheelchair but if i had found them earlier i would have given it a try
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