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Title:
CANE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2020/202583
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
The present invention provides a novel cane wherein a single cane is capable of accommodating both right-handed and left-handed use, can be comfortably used with either hand, and is capable of greatly contributing to improving walking ability through the replacement of rubber cane tips according to the level of walking ability of the user, and wherein detachment of the rubber cane tips, etc., can be prevented. A cane 1 according to the present invention comprises: a pole 2 in which an upper pole shaft 3 and a lower pole shaft 4 are linked in a manner that enables adjustment of length; a right-hand grip 11A that is shaped to fit the right hand, and can be detachably mounted on the back end of the upper pole shaft 3; a left-hand grip 11B that is shaped to fit the left hand, and can be detachably mounted, on the back end of the upper pole shaft 3, instead of the right-hand grip 11A; a support base 21 that is disposed at the distal end of the lower pole shaft 4, and comprises radial arms 22 radiating in six directions; and a plurality of rubber cane tips 31A, 31B, in combinations of different levels of hardness, that are detachably screwed in a radial arrangement onto the undersurfaces of the radial arms 22 with a tool, and each contact the ground.

Inventors:
NAKAO MITSUAKI (JP)
Application Number:
PCT/JP2019/015236
Publication Date:
October 08, 2020
Filing Date:
April 01, 2019
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
CARING CO LTD (JP)
International Classes:
A45B9/04
Foreign References:
JP2018082735A2018-05-31
JP2018057558A2018-04-12
JP3195836U2015-02-05
JPH0563315U1993-08-24
JPH05246216A1993-09-24
JP2019071982A2019-05-16
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