The cane, commonly referred to as a walking stick, is one of the basic and widely recognizable forms of walking aid. The medical concept of this simple device is transferring weight load of a person, who uses it, from the body parts to the surface of the floor through the shaft so that release the pressure onto injured or malfunctioning body part. The transmission of the load is done through hands and wrists of a user. The user of a walking stick can easily control and limit the load applied to the cane, which makes usage of this simple aiding device rather intuitive. You can buy this device under the programs of Medicare and Medicaid.