eTrike – How can I trial an eTrike?

What are the benefits of an eTrike In the previous post, we had a look at what an eTrike is, and what the benefits are. The e-trike can help people fulfil their daily chores, increase feelings of independence, increase productivity as well as provide exercise and therapy which has been shown to improve mobility, and … Read more

E-trike – What is an e-Trike?

The impact of neurological conditions. Nearly 1 in 6 of the world’s population suffer from a neurological condition (World Health Organisation, 2006), with every person being impacted differently. The same condition can even effect people in different ways. In our role, we see first-hand how neurological conditions impact people’s lives. Many people we see find … Read more

Therapist placing electrical stimulation electrodes on a clients leg.

Electrical Stimulation – A Useful Tool

What is Electrical Stimulation or E-Stim? Electrical stimulation (commonly referred to as E-stim) is assistive technology that uses an electrical current to move weak or paralysed muscles. You will feel tingling in your skin and muscles, but it is not painful. Electrodes placed on the skin receive electrical signals from a small unit. This then … Read more

What is an Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO)

What is an AFO and how does it work? An Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO) is a type of foot splint. It assists in keeping the leg stable by helping with correct alignment of the ankle. For example, some people have trouble keeping their ankle bent when they walk, which can lead them to trip over … Read more