Drive Medical Twin-Handle Shock-Absorbing Walking Stick
Featuring a second side-handle to make standing and sitting easier, the Drive Medical Twin-Handle Shock-Absorbing Walking Stick offers improved user comfort with its built-in shock absorber. Providing three points of contact on the ground, the Drive Twin-Handle Walking Stick features a diamond design non-slip base with a firm rubber grip for extra sturdiness and support that you can rely on.
- Main Handle Height: 33" - 37" (84 - 94cm)
- Second Handle Height: 25" - 29" (64 - 74cm)
- Shaft Colour: Black
- Shaft Pattern: Plain
- Shaft Material: Aluminium
- Handle Style: Crutch
- Handle Pattern: Plain
- Handle Colour: Grey
- Main Handle Material: Rubber
- Second Handle Material: Foam
- Ferrule Style: Rubber, Tri-Support
- Weight: 400g
- VAT Relief Eligible: Yes, please see VAT Relief information
- Foldable into four sections for easy storage and transport
- Wrist cord included
- Height adjustable in 2.5cm increments
- Non-slip, diamond-design tip
- Shock-absorbing sprung tip for absorbing vibrations
- Easy to wipe clean
- Maximum user weight of 20.5st (130kg)
Twin Handle Design for Standing and Sitting
Featuring a handy second handle, the Drive Medical Walking Stick helps support you when beginning to stand from a sitting position or when lowering to sit down. Crafted from comfortable, adaptable foam, the second handle provides additional stability and leverage for those transitions between sitting and standing. The side handle of the Drive Shock-Absorbing Walking Stick can be conveniently folded up when not in use.
Which Terrain is the Drive Twin-Handle Walking Stick Suitable For?
With three points of contact for superior balance and stability, the Drive Twin-Handle Walking Stick is the perfect support for inclines, uneven ground and shifting terrain. The diamond-design non-slip base has a firm grip that you can rely on, with the durable rubber material of the ferrule providing good traction. The Drive Walking Stick has a built-in shock-absorbing sprung tip for improved comfort and reduction of vibrations, and features a 360° pivoting head for additional balance support and stability.
Lightweight and Adjustable
The Drive Medical Twin-Handle Walking Stick is made from durable and lightweight aluminium, with robust rubber and foam handles for easy grip and comfort. The foldable design of the Drive Walking Stick makes the stick easy to transport and store, and quick and easy to unfold and adjust to the perfect height whenever you need it.
Does the Drive Walking Stick Have a Wrist Strap?
Yes - the Drive Walking Stick features a convenient wrist strap attached to the top handle. Try looping the wrist strap around your wrist when you're not using it to avoid your stick falling to the ground. The Drive Shock-Absorbing Stick also comes with a storage strap to secure the tubes of your walking stick whilst it is folded away.
What is VAT relief?
Certain items on our site are available zero rated and therefore free from VAT (Value Added Tax) at the current rate of 20%. The product description will normally state whether the product is available free from VAT, but if you'd like to check its availability, please contact our team on 020 7501 0591 who'll be happy to help.
Claiming VAT relief - at checkout
If you're eligible for VAT relief (see below for more details), you can claim VAT relief quickly and easily while placing your order on our website. To do this, please follow the steps outlined below.
1) Select your item(s)
To start, simply add whichever products you'd like to your shopping basket. Please note, not every product is eligible for VAT relief.
2) Select VAT relief from the basket
Once you're happy you have everything you need, you can proceed to the shopping basket. Here, underneath each product that is eligible for VAT relief, you will find a checkbox that you must select to claim VAT relief (please see the screenshot of the shopping basket below). Once this box has been ticked, the VAT will automatically be removed from this item.
Please note, if you're buying multiple items you'll need to tick EACH checkbox for each item. If a product does not have a checkbox, it's currently not eligible for VAT relief.
3) Complete our VAT relief Form during checkout
Once you've selected your items and confirmed that you would like VAT relief, you can continue to the checkout. After entering your personal and delivery details, you will then be directed to a page featuring a form to complete in order to claim VAT relief. Once this form is completed, simply continue to the payment page and place your order.
Please note, this process may differ slightly if checking out via PayPal.
Please take care when completing the VAT form, as errors or missed fields can delay the processing of your order.
Claiming VAT relief - after placing your order
If you've placed an order without claiming VAT relief during the checkout process, you're still able to make the claim afterwards. To do this, please fill in the VAT exemption form found here.
Who can claim relief from VAT?
If you're disabled or have a chronic medical condition, you're eligible to claim relief from VAT. There's no need to register with HM Revenue and Customs. Simply fill in the VAT relief form and send it to us.
A detailed explanation of the rules surrounding who is eligible to claim relief from VAT is available from the HM Revenue and Customs website. The document can be found here. The reference for this document is Notice 701/7 (August 2002).
Can I claim VAT relief on behalf of someone else?
Yes, however the person you're claiming on behalf of must be disabled or have a chronic medical condition in accordance with the guidance notes available on the HM Revenue and Customs website. When claiming on behalf of another, please state your name and phone number along with the name of the person you are claiming for.VAT Relief Form