Walking Sticks & Frames

EZ Fold N Go Walker €182.00
Folding Adjustable Walking Stick - various sizes and colours from €31.00

Walking Sticks & Frames

Why you might want a walking aid

As we age or encounter mobility challenges, a walking aid can greatly enhance our daily lives. We understand the importance of stability and balance, which is why we offer a wide range of walking sticks and frames designed to provide the support you need. Our devices are tailored to help you stay active and independent, allowing you to confidently navigate various terrains and enjoy greater mobility in your everyday movements. 

What are the benefits of a walking aid?

  1. Restoring Confidence

Using walking aids can significantly boost your confidence in moving around independently, allowing you to carry out daily activities with ease. With added stability and support, you can regain a sense of assurance in your movements.

  1. Ensuring Safety on the Go

Walking aids empower you to venture outside with a greater sense of safety, knowing that you have reliable support if needed. They enable you to navigate public spaces confidently, promoting social engagement.

  1. Maintaining Independence

By utilizing a walking aid, you can maintain your independence without relying on others for assistance at home or outdoors. This can contribute to increased self-esteem and a sense of autonomy.

  1. Minimizing the Risk of Falls

Properly fitted and used walking aids can significantly reduce the risk of falls both indoors and outdoors. The added stability provided by the walking stick or frame can greatly improve balance and prevent potential accidents.

  1. Relieving Pain and Discomfort

Staying active is crucial for both physical and mental well-being. A walking aid can help you remain active and on the move, even with reduced mobility or health conditions. Embrace the freedom to engage in activities you love with increased support.

  1. Supporting an Active Lifestyle

Staying active is important for both physical and mental health well-being. A walking aid can help you keep active and on the go, even with reduced mobility or health conditions. Enjoy the freedom to engage in activities you love with increased support.

  1. Enhancing Everyday Life

A walking aid can make everyday tasks easier, allowing you to move around quickly and safely. Whether you're running errands or performing household duties, a walking stick or frame enhances your mobility and convenience.

Why is it important to get a proper walking aid?

Investing in a proper walking aid is crucial to ensuring your safety and well-being. Ill-fitting or inadequate walking aids may lead to discomfort and instability, compromising your mobility and potentially causing accidents. 

What types of walking aid are available?

Our extensive collection includes various walking aids to suit your preferences and requirements. FromFolding Walker,Extendable Canes, andAdjustable Walking Sticks, we have an array of options to choose from. Our adjustable walking sticks cater to individuals of different heights, ensuring a customized fit for optimal support and comfort.

  1. Walking Sticks: Walking sticks provide essential support for daily activities and leisurely strolls. Choose from a variety of styles, materials, and handle designs for a comfortable grip.
  2. Adjustable Walking Sticks: These walking sticks offer the flexibility to adjust the height, ensuring a perfect fit that suits your posture and walking preferences.
  3. Walking Frames: Walking frames are sturdy and reliable aids that offer exceptional support, making them ideal for individuals who require extra stability.
  4. Walkers: Walkers provide excellent assistance for those who need substantial support and a wider base for balance.
  5. Rollators: Rollators combine the functionality of a walker with the convenience of wheels, offering support and mobility for indoor and outdoor use.
  6. Crutches: Crutches offer support for individuals with temporary injuries or conditions that affect mobility.
  7. Tri-Walkers: Tri-walkers are lightweight and maneuverable walking aids with three wheels, providing stability and ease of movement.
  8. Forearm Crutches: Designed to provide support for the forearms, forearm crutches offer a hands-free walking experience for some users.
  9. Seat Sticks: Seat sticks provide a portable seating option, perfect for resting during walks or outdoor activities.

Choosing the right walking aid for you

Whether you require walking sticks or aids in Cork or Dublin, we are committed to helping you make the right choice. Whichever walking aid you choose, it's essential that it's tailored to your specific needs and circumstances. 

Consider the following factors to ensure the perfect fit:

  1. Height Considerations

Accurate height measurements for walking aids are crucial for optimal support. Measure yourself or seek assistance from a trained healthcare professional such as a physiotherapist or occupational therapist to determine the right height. 

  1. Rollator or Zimmer Frame

If you're considering a rollator or walking Zimmer frame, take into account the width and its usability in your environment. Ensure that it fits through doorways in your home and accommodates your outdoor needs.

  1. Prioritize Your Requirements

Before purchasing a walking aid, create a list of your most important requirements. Consider aspects like:

  • Folding Capability
  • Ergonomic Handle
  • Level of Support
  • Frequency of Use
  1. Comfort and Confidence

Comfort and confidence are paramount when using a walking aid. Ensure that you feel at ease while using it and that you understand all its features, including brakes and adjustments. Familiarize yourself with its functionalities for a smooth and safe experience.

  1. Seek Professional Advice

If you're uncertain about using your chosen walking aid, especially on stairs or slippery surfaces, seek advice from a trained healthcare professional such as a physiotherapist or occupational therapist. Proper guidance ensures your safety and minimizes the risk of falls.

At Phelans Pharmacy, we are dedicated to delivering care and assistance, ensuring you find the perfect walking sticks in Ireland that complement your lifestyle and empower you with greater freedom and independence. Count on us to provide guidance and support, so you can confidently navigate your surroundings and make the most of each day with comfort and ease.