Walking aids are dynamic mechanical systems which alleviate a disability, they may act as supports. They help the user recover from stumbling, or transmit from the arms, the energy required to lift the feet from the ground and it enables several domains of activity and participation.
The standard walking stick is generally used for mild sensory or coordination problems found in visual, auditory, vestibular, peripheral proprioceptive, or central cerebellar disease. The ones with
The ergonomic handgrip are preferred by patients with poststroke hemiparesis.
Walkers and crutches are used post surgery for short periods. They are adjustable in height, shock absorbing and have non-slipping tips.
Cureka has many types of walking aids, varying according to ones needs. Mobility aids are beneficial by reducing attentional demands and increasing gait stability when balance is challenged.