Top & Derby walking canes are meant for casual and novelty purposes, and are not sold for medical use. Our walking sticks may not be suitable for everyone. Although Top & Derby canes can be used to assist with balance, they are not meant to be used for supporting a person’s weight. Furthermore, do not use your Top & Derby walking stick to open doors, hang purses, or as a tool to lift yourself out of your chair or for any other reason. Improper use of Top & Derby’s canes could result in damage or injury.