Orthopaedic Cane - Orthopaedic walking sticks for those needing better support. These walking sticks are smarter than hospital sticks and feature special handles and shock-absorber mechanisms. They also look much better too! The handle is suitable for those who cannot grasp a traditional crook or derby handle, and spreads the user's weight across the palm of the hand. These anatomic canes are often bought in pairs. for the ultimate support and walking aid. They are also classed as medical sticks.