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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions On Canes

How much a cane will last varies greatly depending on the customer, the pressure put on the cane (light or heavy duty), and the number of mile/kilometres walked all contribute to this measure and have an impact on the wear and tear of the cane. In general a graphite cane will last twice as long as an aluminium cane.

Tip life is depends on usage of the cane. Life expectancy is a combination of mileage and the surface the cane is used on.

Correct height of a cane is when the cane handle reaches the wrist bone. Standing upright with both arms relaxed at your sides and wearing the shoes that you normally wear, measure from the floor to your wrist bone.

A quad cane has four legs, and offers a wider base and greater stability when compared to single platform models.

Types of canes include:
  • Adjustable Canes
  • Folding Canes
  • Quad Canes
  • Standard Canes
  • Bariatric Canes
  • Seat Canes
  • Canes for Visually Impaired
  • Retractable ice-tip cane

Most walking canes are made of Aluminium as it makes them lightweight and easy to carry for the elderly and those with limited strength, but they are still really strong.

Folding canes are great for travelling. It is a favorable option when you do not always require a cane, it can easily be folded and put into the trunk or a suitcase. While in a flight or car you can always fold and keep them aside.

Folding canes are great for travelling. It is a favorable option when you do not always require a cane, it can easily be folded and put into the trunk or a suitcase. While in a flight or car you can always fold and keep them aside.

Quad canes offer extra support and stability due to the four rubber capped feet in its bottom. It is also free standing which is an added advantage.

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