The Perfect Walking Stick or Walking CaneIf an individual is having a hard time about his or her movements or overall mobility, then there are some issues in his or her physical well-being. These problems are brought about by illnesses, accidents or some inborn defects. On the other hand, through scientific innovation, technological advances and a basic knowledge of mechanics humans were able to cope up with these imperfections. When man discovered the usefulness of a simple stick or rod to assist in walking; the development of these related items continue to progress. For these reasons, adult walkers were born to help these ill-fated individuals everywhere.Not Just for BabiesAlthough some individuals may have an impression that these walkers are stuffs for babies learning to walk (obviously speaking), walkers are also for adults as well. This statement is true especially for unfortunate individuals with physical difficulties and deformities. As stated a while ago, these bodily irregularities are caused by congenital factors, from unwanted mishaps and some known debilitating sicknesses as well. Since these tools are used by disabled folks or individuals, their sizes and measurements should be carefully checked in order to ensure the safety of these persons and avoid further injuries. Eighteen to twenty-one pounds in heaviness is the average weight of a steel frame walker while an aluminum frame walkers do have an average weight ranging from ten pounds to thirteen pounds. For this basic reason, the aluminum walkers are preferred by a lot of individuals because of their lightness. Though aluminum walkers are the ideal choices for several people, walkers made of steel are proven to be tougher. Unlike aluminum-made walkers, these steel walkers can bear a load from 250 to 350 pounds in load or weight capacity. Other than these common steel walkers, some hardwearing walkers made of steel can sustain a weight or mass of up to 400 pounds. As for consumers’ information, aluminum walkers can assists safely an individual that weighs 225 pounds to 250 pounds.Some Added Worthwhile InformationThough these mobility assistants are commonly called as walkers or walking frames, the Britons have a special term for these gadgets. Believe it or not, they called these walkers as Zimmer frames. Some individuals may have sensed that the term denotes the manufacturer’s name; well in fact, it is definitely the producer’s name in Britain. The Zimmer Holding is considered one of the main makers of these items and related stuffs like joint substitutes components as well.
“This is a fashion week with a cause” as declared by Mr. Yudhajit Dutta, organizer of the fashion extravaganza called Kolkata fashion and lifestyle week (KFLW). This year the event will have a different story to tell. The most happening fashion and lifestyle week this year has come up with a unique theme and a purpose. Truly the Kolkata fashion and lifestyle week has been responsible both as a platform for Indian fashion trends to project Kolkata as the next fashion capital of India and as an organization for spreading eco-consciousness amongst people.Eco fashion theme of Kolkata fashion and lifestyle week
The year 2010 has been recognized as the UN year of biodiversity. The world is facing an urgent urge to save biodiversity and to preserve our ecology from destruction. Kolkata fashion and lifestyle week thus, has decided to redefine fashion with stylized clothing in natural fibers like jute, cotton, silk and bamboo. With natural fabrics and dyes to set the ramp on fire with its beauty and originality, it is speculated that this fashion and lifestyle week will successfully set eco-fashion trends for the future India. The Kolkata fashion week salutes the weavers and weaves of Bengal and celebrates the traditional fabrics worn here. Participating designers at Kolkata fashion and lifestyle week are expected to create marvels out of natural fabrics, fibers and dyes.This year KFLW will open with the lines of Narendra Kumar created exclusively for the fashion week. The week will showcase JJ Valaya collection at the finale. Prominent fashion designer’s eco-creations including JJ Valaya, Rocky S., Neeta Lulla, Satya Paul, Anita Dongre, Dev r Nil, Rina Dhaka, Abhishek Dutta will adorn the ramp of Kolkata fashion event this year. Kolkata fashion salutes the doyens of both Kolkata and national designers along with promoting fashion industry as a creative canvas for both budding designers and established designers. KFLW also promotes a unique concept of using this event as the stage to raise consciousness through fashion.Remarkably, in the year 2009, the Kolkata fashion and lifestyle launched their fashion collection with the theme of “earth couture”. The year saw magnificent artwork on clothes with natural fabrics by some of the renowned designers of India. This year again this fashion and lifestyle week is playing with the theme of “eco-fashion”. This is an innovative way for raising eco-consciousness on behalf of the fashion world of Kolkata. Notably, the earlier sessions of KFLW has not been that huge a success. Therefore, the organizers this time are keeping no stone unturned for slip in mistakes or failures. The stage for this year’s fashion and lifestyle week thus seems ready to welcome a refreshing change in the traditional fashion of Bengal with natural fibers and dyes.The fashionable population of Kolkata is expecting to see an amalgamation of different Indian styles and traditions created out of natural fibers of Bengal. It is now just a matter of time before a new trend is set in Indian fashion. With the hot summers approaching, eco-fashion is an acceptable theme. Thus i hope that people will welcome this new theme with all open heart and we are going to witness a great show this year.