Rapid Transit for Some TBI Survivors?
Some TBI survivors have a walking disability that causes them to walk slowly. My husband does, but the primary reason for him is lack of balance. He could walk faster if he could hold onto something (or someone). Available this summer, a new product from Japan might help. It’s a tricycle scooter that is powered by an electric motor and can go up to 15 mph. The electric motor is charged by a standing rider stepping on special pedals. Note the handrails, which will provide a balance aid. Don’t forget to wear a helmet! (Full story)