Stick Supports Steady Life

Recently, Corey received a veteran cadre who suffered cerebral hemorrhage due to sudden dizziness and fall. Although Mr. Xie is nearly 90 years old, But because I feel strong and healthy, Ignoring his high blood pressure and age, Eventually leading to this serious consequence. Xie Lao experienced the baptism of war, It is true that I have been in good health all the time. But no matter how strong the body is, And he could not resist the erosion of the years. Xie Lao’s son was usually busy with his work. Nor can I often look after the elderly around me. A few years ago, my son looked at my father’s legs and feet obviously not as good as before. He bought him a light multi-functional cane, The old man was very unhappy, I think only the weak and sickly use walking sticks. what refused to use it either. But if I had listened to my son’s advice and used the stick earlier, Perhaps Xie Lao could have avoided this great crime. The stick forms a stable triangle. Due to proprioception, nerve reflex, musculoskeleton and other organs or tissues that play an important role in standing stability, With the increase of age and natural degeneration, the stress area of legs and feet supporting body weight is especially important to standing stability. If you can lean on a cane, you can expand the support area. Judging from the principle that triangles are more stable, It also strengthens the stability and balance of the body, thus greatly reducing the probability of falling down. It also reduces the degree of injury after falling down. Therefore, when necessary, A suitable cane, It can become a health [booster] in the life of the elderly. In addition to being more stable, There are also many other benefits of walking sticks. Some elderly people, even if their eyesight is poor, The legs and feet are not neat, and they are not willing to lean on a cane. The reason is that leaning on a cane means that they are old or unhealthy. In fact, using a cane is of great benefit: 1. Disperse the weight of lower limbs and walk on a cane. Disperse the weight of lower limbs with a cane, which can reduce the joint load, prevent joint damage and reduce the possibility of falling down. 2. Protection of lumbar spine and joints for the elderly with severe osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and lumbar compression fracture, the use of walking stick can reduce the weight-bearing time and strength of lumbar spine and joints, is a good protection for lumbar spine and joints, and can slow down the development of the disease; 3. Assist leg rehabilitation. When patients with leg injuries recover, the cane can share the weight borne by the injured leg to help them recover faster. 4. Warning others to lean on crutches can also serve as a warning to prevent others from colliding. For example, young people walk in a hurry, but when they see people with walking sticks, they will slow down and avoid collisions. 5. More auxiliary cane stool: When you are tired from walking, open it and sit and rest as a chair; Having lighting function: It can provide light source when the light is insufficient. The choice of walking stick is exquisite. There is a handy walking stick. When walking, standing, climbing and going downhill, Will bring great convenience to the movement. When choosing canes, The key needs to pay attention to several aspects, including height, rod body quality, handle, rubber bottom. Specifically: height: should be the user wearing flat shoes standing at attention, hands naturally drooping, from the flat ground to the height of the skin transverse lines on the inner side of the wrist. Some new walking sticks can adjust the height, need to pay attention to the stability of fixed height parts when purchasing; Shaft: Hard and flexible, material is not easy to be affected with damp, not easy to break; Handle: No matter whether the left hand or the right hand is used, the wrist will not feel the top and the fingers will not hurt. You can try several different handles and then choose the most comfortable one. Rubber bottom: Increasing friction with the ground, It will not slip. Check the rubber head frequently. If it is worn out, it needs to be replaced in time. If some people really mind using a cane, they can also choose a strong, durable and medium-length long-handled umbrella instead, but please pay attention to the above aspects when choosing. What kind of people need to use a cane? Generally speaking, walking sticks are recommended for the following situations: 1. Middle-aged people who need outdoor sports, including hiking and mountain climbing, can have a walking stick. It is suggested to choose the kind that can be retractable, used when climbing mountains, and put away when walking; 2. Usually need to use support to maintain body balance, or balance ability is poor; 3 cataract, macular degeneration, severe glaucoma or diabetic retinopathy and other eye diseases, seriously affecting vision; 4. Certain diseases: severe osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, lumbar compression fracture, etc., with weak lumbar and leg strength and requiring more support; 5. Rehabilitation after leg fracture and stroke. Correct use, Don’t be afraid to rely on a cane, Try to keep your body upright, The stick should be placed on the anterolateral part of the sole of the foot. In addition, Don’t be afraid to rely on walking sticks. Just like people who use walking sticks to assist in movement during illness, After healing, Naturally, there is no need to continue to use it. Some elderly people, after using canes frequently, It is found that it can also provide many conveniences. It is likely to stimulate the desire to act, but it is helpful to move more legs and feet, go out to make friends, and maintain physical and mental health. Although the walking stick is small, it is of vital importance to the elderly. It not only makes the elderly feel comfortable and reliable when walking, improves the quality of life, but also endows the elderly with the demeanor of the elderly, and is also a [booster] for the elderly to be healthy in their later years.