Best Bariatric Walking Aids
Tuesday, 6 August 2019
If you're heavier than most, it's often difficult to find a reliable walking stick. This is why we've decided to gather all our best bariatric walking aids in one place, and help you find one that will not only support you, but fit all your needs. All our bariatric walking aids support at least 34 stone, providing our users with the support and comfort that they expect.
Orthopaedic Handle Walking Stick
Manufactured from stainless steel, the Atlas Fischer Bariatric Orthopaedic Cane is extremely sturdy, ensuring that you remain safe throughout use. It features a contoured Fischer handle that is ideal for those who suffer from hand problems such as rheumatism and arthritis.
What's more, this stick is designed specifically for either the left or the right hand, making sure it will sit in your hand perfectly. The steel shaft will support up to 34 stone, and can even be adjusted in height to suit most users.
Key Features: Height adjustable from 82cm to 105cm; supports up to 34 stone (215kg)
Offset Walking Stick
What makes the Days Bariatric Walking Stick stand out from the crowd is the offset, swan neck handle. This type of handle positions the user's weight directly over the shaft for maximum support, making it especially suitable for the bariatric user.
This offset walking stick will reliably support up to 35.5 stone (226kg). Moreover, the shaft is height adjustable from 71cm to 93cm, which makes it suitable for most users.
Key Features: Height adjustable from 71cm to 93cm; supports up to 35.5 stone (225kg)
Quad Walking Cane
Designed specially for the heavier user, the Drive Medical Bariatric Quad Walking Cane features both an offset handle, as well as a four-feet design, which provides outstanding support. The reinforced steel base is height adjustable from 76cm to 99cm, and will support up to 35.5 stone (225kg).
Although this cane is designed with support in mind, it also offers excellent comfort. The hand grip is made from comfortable vinyl, and is contoured to suit your hand better.
Key Features: Height adjustable from 76.2cm to 99.1cm; supports up to 35.5 stone (225kg)
If you feel you might need a bit more support than a standard walking cane is able to provide, a walking frame might be the right solution to your problem. The Drive Medical Bariatric Folding Frame has been designed to ensure it provides you with the support you need to go about your daily life.
The sturdy frame can support a maximum user weight of 36 stone (228kg), ensuring it suits a wide range of people. It features two comfortable handles, which will provide you with excellent grip, preventing your hands from slipping off the support during use.
Key Features: Supports up to 35.5 stone (225kg); lightweight at only 4kg (9lb)
Rollator Walking Aid
For even more support, reliability and ease of use, the Drive Medical Blue Heavy-Duty Rollator is the perfect choice. This walking aid features a comfortable seat and backrest, as well as extra comfy handles so that you remain at ease even when you're walking around.
The Rollator supports up to 35 stone (222kg), and can be height adjusted from 34.5cm to 39cm. Moreover, its folding design allows the mobility aid to be stored or transported with minimal efforts, even on public transport.
Key Features: Height adjustable from 88cm to 100cm; supports up to 35 stone (222kg)
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