Best Ergonomic Handle Walking Sticks
While the stylish aspect of canes and walking sticks is impossible to deny, for a large group of people their supportive properties will always be the main attraction. For those looking for support, comfort and practicality in their walking sticks, there aren't many better options than walking sticks with ergonomic handles.
What is an Ergonomic Handle Walking Stick?
Ergonomic Handle Walking Sticks are made with the primary aims of comfort and support, boasting a great feel in the hand. This is because ergonomic handles are specially designed with the human hand in mind, made with plenty of slopes and grooves that fit perfectly into our hands' natural contours. The result is a handle that feels exceptional when gripped, allowing our hands to place plenty of pressure on the handle without any pain for support and comfort that can't be beaten. Read on to learn about some of our favourite ergonomic handle walking sticks, or you can browse our entire range by clicking the link above.
Best Fischer Handle Walking Sticks
The Fischer handle is a particularly comfortable form of ergonomic handle, as it is designed to spread weight across the palm as much as possible. This helps to reduce the development of high pressure zones across the hands, making the handle particularly useful for those with pain in the fingers or wrists. To suit every user, all of these sticks are available for the left and right hand.
Best Ergonomic Handle Walking Sticks
While the Fischer handle is one of the more popular ergonomic handles, there are plenty of other contoured handles to help spread weight across the hand and palm. Below are some of our top picks of other ergonomic and anatomic handles, all suited for those with arthritis and pain in the hands, wrists and fingers.
Best Lightweight Aluminium Ergonomic Walking Stick
Amber Effect Relax-Grip Handle Orthopaedic Walking Cane
To start off our list, we've chosen a walking stick with a name that appropriately signifies that comfort that an ergonomic handle can provide. The Amber Effect Relax-Grip Handle Orthopaedic Walking Cane features a contoured handle that feels soft and relaxing in the hand, allowing you to comfortably support yourself as you walk along.
Key Features: Soft acrylic handle; relax-grip, folds for portability
Best Fischer Handle Ergonomic Walking Stick
Imitation Amber Fischer Handle Walking Stick
Just because a cane is made for support and comfort doesn't mean it can't be stylish as well. The Imitation Amber Fischer Handle Walking Stick is made with the uniquely-comfortable Fischer handle, which is designed to contour to the palm for maximum strain reduction. It's available for either the left or right hand, and lets you select a range of heights to ensure you get the most comfortable support possible.
Key Features: Fischer handle contours to the palm; available in multiple lengths for left or right hand.
Best Foldable Ergonomic Walking Stick
Black Folding Walking Stick with Anatomical Handle
While all of the sticks on this list offer comfortable and supportive handles, nothing is as convenient or portable as a folding walking stick. The Black Folding Walking Stick with Anatomical Handle is designed with a moulded ergonomic handle to conform to the contours of the hand, helping to take pressure off the fingers and wrist. Foldable to four parts, it can be easily stored in a handbag or backpack when not needed.
Key Features: Foldable to a small size for easy portability; ergonomic handle is easy on the hand.
Best Height-Adjustable Ergonomic Cane
Woodland Flower Height-Adjustable Walking Stick with Anatomic Handle
A height-adjustable walking stick is great for a number of reasons, allowing it to adapt to any user or be adjusted for support while getting up from a seated position. The Woodland Flower Height-Adjustable Walking Stick with Anatomic Handle can be adjusted from 75cm to 98cm in height, making it ideal for almost any user. With an attractive woodland floral design, it's the perfect supportive accessory for a walk outside.
Key Features: Height adjustable; moulded ergonomic handle; attractive floral design
Most Stylish Ergonomic Cane
Adjustable Relax Grip Marbled Cream Orthopaedic Walking Cane
Featuring a slightly different version of the relax handle than the one listed previously, the Right-Handed Adjustable Relax Grip Marbled Cream Orthopaedic Walking Cane is an excellent ergonomic option. Ideal for those with arthritis or rheumatism this walking stick is suited to reducing the pain and discomfort associated with joint conditions, placing the majority of the pressure off your ailing fingers and onto your palm.
With the weight of your body spread across the handle, no specific joint will be overly taxed, leading to a comfortable walking experience. The marbled handle is smooth to the touch, while also providing an attractive look that will catch eyes at any event. Height adjustable from 77cm to 102cm, this cane is ideal for virtually anyone. If you're a lefty, you can purchase the left-handed version here.
Key Features: Ideal for those with arthritis; spreads weight across the palm; height adjustable
Which Cane is Right for You?
These are some of our favourite ergonomic walking sticks, but that doesn't mean they'll be yours as well. To choose the perfect walking stick, you need to weigh up what you'll be using it for, what kind of grip you're looking for, and the amount of support you need. Once you've considered all these points, it may be helpful to have a browse of all of our Ergonomic Walking Sticks for yourself, and make the right decision for you.