Walking aid

Flexible walking stick holder

Flexible walking stick holder

Recently a friend wrote to me talking about this wonderful thing she uses to secure her walking stick onto her mobility scooter. “Foolproof” she said. I thought I would test it out and I did not expect to be so impressed. In every sense of the word this is a flexible walking stick holder. It […]

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Three weeks of taking Fampridine

Three weeks of taking Fampridine

Friday, 22 December, I think that date will be etched on my memory for many years. Three weeks of taking Fampridine. I knew it’d helped me but the icy test was going to be measuring my new walking speed. Had Fampridine increased my walking speed enough for me to receive it on prescription? Three weeks […]

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Just another little fall

Just another little fall

In the kitchen I must use a stool on wheels. The Wife and I were cooking supper last Sunday and everything was getting a bit fraught. Not enough pairs of hands to prepare everything. I moved forward on my stool but a wheel got stuck in the grouting between two floor tiles. The stool stopped […]

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Red Telescopic Anti-Shock Hiking Walking Stick

Red Telescopic Anti-Shock Hiking Walking Stick

This is a simple and sturdy Red Telescopic Anti-Shock Hiking Walking Stick. It is telescopic so you can also use it as a walking pole. It has a non slip handle that means it is easy to hold it as a walking stick. There is strap that you can put round your wrist so you cannot […]

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Who knows where the time goes?

Who knows where the time goes?

Back in the day I used to get up just after 7, help my wife get the children up, have breakfast and be at work by 9. Nowadays I get up by 8.30 and I’m not downstairs eating breakfast until 9.30. That was all 20 years ago Who knows where the time goes? It’s not […]

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I Need A Two Wheeled Walking Frame

I Need A Two Wheeled Walking Frame

I have come to the conclusion that I need a Two Wheeled Walking Frame. Coming to this conclusion did not make me feel happy. Would a zimmerframe mean that I would be less likely to fall over? Am I a step closer to always needing to use a wheelchair? Is this another tipping point on my journey […]

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Heads MS Wins or Tails I Lose

Heads MS Wins or Tails I Lose

Heads MS wins or tails I lose. Its all on the toss of a coin? Life is unfair. Running, driving, dog walking, employment are just a few things my friend MS has won from me. It is exerting such a strong grip on my life. Nowadays I run out of energy more quickly than ever 🙁 […]

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Tale of two different rollators

Tale of two different rollators

  A rollator is an aid that helps with walking. They help me with my balance and to walk upright. A rollator provides the support. It will have a seat to sit on when tired, brakes and a basket to carry items They are all lightweight, the frame is robust, the brakes can be adjusted and should […]

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Aidapt Aluminium Rollator Walking Aid

Aidapt Aluminium Rollator Walking Aid

The Aidapt Aluminium Rollator Walking Aid is a affordable and reliable. It has four wheels so this gives it very good stability. This lightweight rollator is ideal for daily use. It provides stability for those with a balance problem and it helps with mobility. It has a strong aluminium frame as well as a strong […]

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Topro Troja Rollator

Topro Troja Rollator

The Topro Troja Rollator is a robust and reliable 4 wheeled walker. It is recommended to many multiple sclerosis sufferers who walk with difficulty and have poor balance. I have advanced MS and suffer from these problems. This rollator is good because it is light as well as robust. It is very easy to close up […]

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Folding lightweight rollator

Folding lightweight rollator

The day has arrived when I absolutely need to use a rollator. I am finding it difficult to walk around the house safely. I have to ‘furniture walk’ to keep my balance. A poor sense of balance and footdrop because but I cannot lift up my left leg means it very easy for me to […]

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The Topro Olympos Rollator

The Topro Olympos Rollator

I own a Topro Olympos Rollator it has four big wheels and it is designed to be used outdoors. It is a very stable rollator. The large wheels make it so easy to use when walking over uneven pavements, cobbles even gravel. It rolls along easily and smoothly. It gives me independence and improves my quality of life. […]

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Length of a Walking Stick

Length of a Walking Stick

A walking stick is the lightest walking aid to help with balance when walking.  It is not designed to be used as a crutch to support your full weight. A stick sends a signal to tell people that your balance is not perfect. So if you are a bit wobbly on your legs use a […]

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