Sticks called bastoon in Turkey. The rods are probably one of the oldest human tools were used, in part because of its simplicity and partly because of its usefulness. Most of us at some point we have seen a picture of a monkey wizzened old walking with the aid of a stick or cane, or perhaps a recreation of a prehistoric ape using a stick to help you take your first steps in vertical position unstable. Thus, poles are as old as us and, in fact, a stick in its simplest form is actually a branch of a sturdy tree, easy to find almost anywhere.
Today, walking sticks and canes are not really used as fashion accessories and are not really part of modern dress, but was not always so - again in the 17th century to 18 sticks became part of "stringent dress daily of a gentleman. First, these were used as canes, but also took charge of the overall use and implementation of the sword to aid in protection - a cane properly handled can make a formidable weapon. In fact, the cane or sugar cane was so popular in the early twentieth century that the volumes were written on the use of a self-defense.
Sticks these days are most commonly used as mobility aids, either for older people who are finding it increasingly difficult to walk or persons who have been in accidents and have an injury that makes walking difficult or painful. Therefore, it is more likely to see his former Great walking one and then maybe jump in Starlift that such a handsome man in the city go to the theater. Unless, of course, is Dr. House - TV doctor we all love. Who can forget his "fuck cane with flames? The other group that makes extensive use canes are hikers. It is often used a Nordic Walking Stick that looks somewhat like a ski pole to help them balance and aid in their trips.