Poles for pole walking

Poles helps persons keep their balance – suitable for persons with impaired gait

User with poles
User with poles

Description
Outdoors the user walks with poles intended for pole walking.

Users comments
The user cannot break a fall with his arms if he should trip. Therefore he must always think ahead and make sure that he places his feet correctly. The poles provide good support and help him to keep his balance.

Purchased from
Sporting goods store

Paid for by
The user

This tip is from 2008

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Tipsare: Mats 2

Mats lives together with his wife and daughter in a house. He was injured in 2001 and has a high incomplete tetraplegia. He does not have any assistance.