When I’m out on my trike I am not disabled – Steve, post stroke

Steve enjoying the sunshine in the Peak District.

In 2010, Steve sustained had a stroke aged 49, paralysing his right side and affecting his speech. After 12 weeks of rehabilitation he managed to restore the function of his arm and his speech but restoring his full leg function proved more difficult. At about 12 weeks, Steve’s rehabilitation plateaued but he continued exercising as his… Continue reading When I’m out on my trike I am not disabled – Steve, post stroke

Cycling for people with limited lower limb mobility

You can download this as a factsheet . [Please note the factsheet does not contain the following: You should not have to pay VAT if your cycle is adapted for disabled users. Even a bicycle may be eligible to be VAT free. More information ] Who is this factsheet for? This factsheet is for health professionals… Continue reading Cycling for people with limited lower limb mobility

Invite me to speak to your team

With more than 40 inclusive cycling hubs in the UK, your team may be missing out on a useful resource for patients. The benefits of inclusive cycling include: wellbeing opportunitiespotential for developing motor, cognitive, sensory and perceptual skillscycling is easier than walking for somea contribution to Make Every Contact Count and the health promotion agendait… Continue reading Invite me to speak to your team