Strolling Stick Checkup Week – talkhealth Blogtalkhealth Weblog

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Falls Prevention Walking Stick MOT Week 

Do you, a member of the family, a pal or a neighbour use a strolling stick? If that’s the case then that is the week to encourage them to examine the underside of the stick. Ferrules are the small rubber base on the backside of strolling aids and, like tyres, they want altering once they get too worn.

Picture of ferrules with worn treads that need replacing
Which one does your ferrule appear to be?

The advantages of checking and altering are

  • Higher Stability
  • Higher posture
  • Decreased danger of falls

You should purchase them at a chemist, a mobility store and even Timpsons!

How to change a Ferrule on your walking stick

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