There are many styles of walking sticks available and again, the choice of stick will depend on the persons condition and their personal preference. Walking stick designs available include:
- Single point sticks – Single point walking sticks are the most common, usually made of wood or aluminium
- 3-point (tripod) sticks – 3-point / tripod walking sticks are suitable for those who require extra support.
- 4point (quad) sticks – Quad sticks are ideal for those who need more support.
The tripod and quad stick designs are used by people who require additional support (i.e. due to poor balance).