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Natural Walking Aid / Walking aid,

Natural Walking Aid
Natural Walking Aid

Even elderly people’s body is not in perpect conditions, usual walking aids makes their body condition even worse because they always have to bend their back while using aids. Also when they move forward with aids, they feel unstablility because while centroid of their body is at in front of the users, there is no supporting legs in front them.
From standing to moving from, rubber covers, covering supporting legs, give strong stability to users. Further more, rotation system is designerd to rotate inside to user’s body because human’s arms rotate to inside while walking naturally. This will helps users to walk naturally feeling stability


Sangmyung University

Sangmyung University
Seoul, South Korea

Hyongho Park,
Sangmyung University

Hyokyung Park,
Induk University

Jaewan Choi,
Hongik University