The Urban Poling Activator Walking Poles for Rehab were designed by an occupational therapist and gerontologist specifically for rehab and long-term conditions. These trekking poles feature ergonomic grips that provide greater comfort and support, and larger bell tips for increased stability. The Urban Poling Activator Walking Poles for Rehab are designed for balance and taking more pressure off the back and lower joints. Recommended by leading surgeons, physicians and therapists, the unique patented design enhances strengthening, stability and off-loading for increased safety. These walking poles may be beneficial for rehabilitation programs, older adults, pre or post hip knee surgery, soft tissue injuries, Parkinson’s, stroke, MS, chronic pain, cancer rehab, spinal conditions. These trekking poles feature a new ergonomic core grip that is patented and designed for improving core strengthening while providing greater comfort and supporting the wrist in a neutral position to reduce strain. The large ergonomic handle provides greater comfort, especially for those with arthritis or repetitive strain injury. Instead of a wrist strap, the grip features a wide ledge for a more comfortable grip. The bell shaped tips provide greater stability than boot shaped tips. Hidden beneath the rubber boot tip of each pole is a sharp carbide steel tip, which provides increased stability on wet and uneven terrain, such as grass, trails, gravel, sand and snow. Use the rubber bell-shaped tips indoors on dry sidewalks and asphalt. Remove the bell shaped tip to expose the carbide steel tip. The carbide steel tip provides increased traction and stability under such conditions. The poles telescope from 4 to 6 inches long, and are collapsible for storage and travel. Urban Poling Activator Walking Poles for Rehab are recommended by leading surgeons and physicians, designed by a therapists specifically for rehab and long-term conditions. Urban Poling Activator Walking Poles for Rehab Instructions Urban Poling Activator Walking Poles for Rehab Specifications: Includes: One Pair. Use: Indoors as well as outdoors in all seasons. Tip: Carbide Steel. Length: Telescoping 4 to 6 inches long. Material: High-grade aluminum. Color: Silver with red & iron grey design. Size: Adjustable length walker’s height 4 feet 2 inches to 6 feet tall. Max user weight: 250 lbs. 200 lbs of weight bearing capacity per pole. Collapsed length: 29. Pole sections: 2. Weight of each pair: 1.44 lbs. Made in: Canada.