The WALKING CANES that we sell are walking aids that provide you with style and give you the stability and mobility that you need. There are many items to choose from that come from the best manufacturers throughout the world. Some of the items are compact and very lightweight for traveling such as the folding canes. They are foldable for easy storage. There is a pouch bag that comes with them so that they can be easily stored to put away when not in use. They have a durable lightweight construction and are made of aluminum. Most are adjustable in height so that the exact size of the user does not usually need to be known unless they are extremely tall of short.
A very popular wood that we carry is theExotic Wenge Wood Walking Canes. This wood has a deep rich brownish - black color. It is very durable and is a wood that is very unique.
Whatis a Walking Cane?
A walking cane is a mobility aid used for balance that is used while walking. There are many different handles available the most common are the Derby, Tourist, and Fritz.
Who is best suited for a walking cane?
Anyone who wishes to remain active and independent can gain a great deal by using a walking cane. A walking cane will allow one to maintain or increase their mobility and functional capacity. By providing a walking support, many are able to continue with many or more activities that they enjoy doing. When balance, pain, and fatigue are factors, a walking cane is important to enhance safety.
Why Choose a Walking Cane with some fashion and style?
A walking cane offers the user the unique opportunity to create a since of dignity. Rather than using an ugly "hospital cane" cane that will make the user feel that they are handicap we feel as though people should use a cane with style that gives the user a feeling of importance. When Balance and posture improve, and the user of the walking cane will not fatigue so quickly. This will also give the user more self confidence to lead a more independent happy life.
Selecting Walking Cane or Walking Stick?
The term Walking Cane and Walking Stick are used frequently in different ways. The terms are really mean the same thing. The term walking stick comes from Europe and the term walking cane comes from the USA. It is important to know the features of walking cane in order to determine which style would be most suitable based on individual needs. If you have any questions we are here to answer questions 9:30 - 5:30 EST at 1-877-890-7677.
How to Use a Walking Cane?
Using your cane properly will increase stability and balance while walking or standing. You should use your cane on the opposite side of your injury or weakness, regardless of which hand is your dominant one. Put all of your weight on your unaffected leg,then step with your affected leg and the cane at the same time a comfortable distance forward. With your weight supported on both your cane and your affected leg, step through with your unaffected leg.
When choosing a walking cane, it is important to know that the height of the walking cane is intended so that your arm becomes a "third limb". You want your elbow slightly bent when using. If you elbow is bent closer to a 90 degree angle, then the height is to high. If your arm is not bent at all the height is too low, making it too difficult to put the cane in front of you. For sizing instructions please go here.
If possible, it is important to maintain a proper upright posture when using a walking device.
If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.