Customer Reviews

A selection of our happy customers…

  • this is my second flexyfoot ferrule find it more stable and they last a long time i had the first one at least two years

    g hickman
  • Excellent stability on uneven surfaces and a very comfortable handle have only had it seven days so will see how it goes and report back.

    Mike Ray
  • This is an excellent product and I find the cork handle very comfortable. The ferrule is a touch of genius and is better than I could of imagined. This is my walking stick of choice from now on.

    Colin Millard
  • My wife uses a standard walking stick and saw an advert for Flexyfoot in one of her magazines, so I did a bit of online research and watched the video and decided to try one of the standard 19mm ferrules. Fitting it was easy and my wife immediately felt an improvement when walking with her stick. She has a number of walking sticks so I said we could replace the standard ferrules with Flexyfoot ones. I was told no, as she want to use it for a long trial period. The end result was she has asked me to get replacement Flexyfoot ferrules for her other walking sticks. I am not in anyway connected to Flexyfoot but truly believe that credit should be given where it is due. It is due regarding this product! So thank you on behalf of my wife. Truly it is a quality, helpful addition that does what it says on the tin!

    Charles McGhee
  • A brilliant idea well constructed, but might I suggest one that is still capable of further development. Most of the equivalent heavy duty NHS ferrules have a collar some 40mm deep rather than the “flexyfoot’s” 25mm depth and as a result fix more securely to the stick, putting less strain on the end of the shaft. Even if a slight redesign is currently out of the question guidance on drilling a very small pin hole in the collar for a brass pin might be a good idea.

    Were ‘Flexyfoot’ to introduce a lighter weight (narrower diameter sort of “Twikletoes” version) more suitable for elegant, primarily indoor use canes, the increased collar depth would be perhaps more important. It may seem paradoxical but using an elegant evening stick or antique cane on a polished floor can be just as fraught as walking on ice if it slips when you least expect it! Does the bellows bit have to be vivid orange? An all over black version would be more discrete.

    None of this diminishes the fact that this is a good, well priced, product that should last.

    Bill Maxted
  • They are great! I bought Flexyfoot for my stick which has dramatically cut my shoulder pain down, and made me more stable on my stick. The added rotation has made my the ferrule last soooooo much longer. 6 months with Flexyfoot compared to a MAX of 6 weeks before I found them!

  • Attractive, lightweight and robust stick with a great ferrule design. I bought one for my mother and Flexyfoot were very good at replacing it with the longer sized version when I realised I had purchased the smalier size. The products deserve to be a great success.

    alastair cameron
  • I bought 2 telescopic walking sticks with cork handles about 9 months ago & have been absolutely delighted with them. They’re very well made, tough & the flexible rubber ends are so effective that they instil greater confidence when walking on all sorts of surfaces.

    I’ve been using a functional electronic stimulator for a number of years to help lift my left foot. Recently, this has been upgraded to a wireless WalkAide FES, & the combination of this & using two Flexyfoot walking sticks has massively improved my walking ability & mobility.

    I can thoroughly recommend both products, especially the Flexyfoot walking sticks which are effective both with & without the additional FES.

    David Thompson
  • I purchased a flexy foot to replace my original fitted ferrule on an arm crutch. It has been so comfortable using on uneven surfaces and slopes I don’t think I would be able to go back to a static type. I also found the life has been over 3 times of standard ferrule. Thank you to the designers of this great product for making life comfortable and easier.. highly recommended…

    Damian Covert Investigation Services
  • I first purchased a flexyfoot Ferrule at a Naidex exhibition (where the then Distributor Trulife had a stand) when it was new to the market (cannot remember the year) and it has been excellent in performance ever since, with no wear at all, as I need to use my walking stick daily. On the second year I visited the Naidex exhibition, I spoke to the team and they sent me a pack containing Flexyfoot leaflets and stick gauges, and the possibility of an Ice foot was being planned. Well at last the Ice Foot is here and I have just placed an order. Well done Flexyfoot, keep up the good work.

    Robert F. Cooper
  • I ordered a pair of crutches with special rubber hand grips as I have arthritis in my knees and hands amongst many and my dealings with Flexyfoot could not have been better. My friend bought me the ferrules for Christmas last year and they made such a difference to me, then I entered a competition with them and won and actually had the great experience of meeting them and they could not have been more helpful and they organised my crutches and they were so quick and the communication could not have been better, I am so grateful. So happy that when my go saw them he’s so impressed he intends to tell more people about them. Thank you to all at Flexyfoot for being so helpful. So happy xx

    Elaine Bowell
  • Notes from a very satisfied customer: I am an elderly person with rather advanced post-polio syndrome and its attendant problems. After reading an article in a recent edition of the British Polio Bulletin about David Goodwin and his invention Flexyfoot i thought “Eureka” I must treat myself to a pair of telescopic walking sticks as described. They are great and a real boon in helping me with my balance. I find them light to use and comfortable to handle. However there was one small fly in the ointment – one of the sticks rattled. I traced the very minor problem and made a Heath Robinson repair with some black tape and then the stick was fine. I thought I would mention the rattle to Flexyfoot. I had a charming email in return offering to replace the stick. And as I said in my original email to them, I think they are wonderful.

    Olive Nudds
  • My husband has had a folding flexyfoot walking stick for some time now working perfectly but like all men he has to tinker with it thank you so much for your quick despatch of spare washers.

    Margaret Gwilliam
  • Really impressed with mine. I must admit I was slightly sceptical that a pair of crutches could be worth £70+ (by the time they’re delivered) but having used them for a couple of weeks now I can say they are well worth it. They are rock solid, silent (I hated the clacking noise the NHS crutches made when I walked) and feel very secure. The grip and shock absorption of these crutches are absolutely brilliant. They are especially good on uneven surfaces and sloping pavements. If you are going to have to use crutches for any reasonable amount of time, I can’t recommend enough that you buy a pair of these crutches. You’ll understand why when you use them.

  • I have now purchased 3 walking sticks of every variety, cork handle, telescopic and folding. I am impressed by the stability and flexibility that the ferrule offers. Sadly I cannot give a higher rating because they are very expensive, as is the postage; unjustified in my opinion. I would love a pair of crutches but at £55.00 I simply cannot afford them.

    Gilliam Smith
  • Just wanted to give some feedback on my Flexyfoot Walking pole/walking stick that I got at Naidex this year.

    I love my Flexyfoot stick, especially the way the ferrule rotates to accommodate all types of terrain and provides great shock absorption, making it less painful than a standard waking pole or walking stick.
    The shape of the cork grip handle makes it easy to hold and the cork stops the handle getting too warm and sticky.
    The only down side for me is the position of the wrist strap as it interferes with holding onto the grip handle, would have been better positioned at the neck of the grip handle, where it joins the shaft of the stick!!

    Overall a great product for the price and I’m now using it everyday instead of my walking stick!

    Happy for you to use any of the above feedback for your website, as we discussed!

    Jude Cookson, Occupational Therapist.

    Jude Cookson
  • I have four oval-handled sticks. Excellent products. Recently bought cork-handled one. Very much less comfortable handle and lmpractical position for loop. Looks smarter though!

    Derek Ellis
  • I have a ruptured Achilles and the hospital have me some ridiculous $40 crutches. So I immediately started researching to see if anyone had improved on the standard crutch. I ended up reading about Flexyfoot and within about 4 days I had them shipped to Singapore from the UK. They are much better than I exorcted… less pain, more stable/flexible and so simple. No one should be using the antiquated crutch anymore and this should be a standard item issued by any decent healthcare unstitution and cost is certainly irrelevant in the discussion given the benefits.

    Michael Drummond
  • If you want the best,
    Then forget the rest,
    It’s Flexyfoot every time!!!
    I’ve been a flexyfoot user since seeing a messageboard conversation on Ouch (when they still had them). Someone mentioned how good flexyfoot ferrules were and after doing a little investigation of my own, I thought I’d try them out.
    I’ve never used any other ferrules since.
    Recently I treated myself to a pair of flexyfoot folding walking sticks and to be honest, I love them.
    The handles feel very comfortable in my hands, they are easier to hold and don’t cause cramp or feel awkward. The sticks are very sturdy and I feel safer using them compared to my old conventional handled sticks. Flexyfoot ferrules and sticks are the cat’s pyjamas!
    Many Thanks to David and all the Staff at Flexyfoot x

    Nicola Butler
  • Excellent quality, sturdy and very comfortable in use. First class service from the team and fast delivery, even in France!

    Ronald Owen