27
Jun

Carbon Fiber Canes and Why You Should Get One

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Durable canes, Stylish canes, Walking sticks

Every year, one in four older adults will take a fall, and for over 50% of them that fall will happen in their own home where they least expect it. Two million of America’s seniors will have to visit an emergency room to be treated for injuries that took place when they fell. For the elderly, there are two causes of falls that are most common. One is dizziness when standing up or walking, and the other is simply unsteadiness. If you’re feeling increasingly unsteady as you age, or if you love someone who is going through this natural effect of aging, a carbon fiber cane can make all the difference.

  • Using canes is a normal part of aging for many people. Nearly 6.8 million people in the United States are using some kind of assistance device, like a cane, in order to improve mobility. In fact, almost 40% of people over 85 have to use a mobility device, wheth