Walking Bicycle: Wheelchair Alternative Mobility Aid For MS & Arthritis Launched
The innovative design of the Alinker gives users greater freedom of movement than other mobility aids such as wheelchairs, canes, and walkers. With this new product, the company aims to challenge society’s views and assumptions on disabilities and mobility challenges.
More details are available at https://thealinker.com
The recently launched pedal-less bike allows the user to continue using their legs without slowing down. The standing height of the Alinker keeps the user at eye level with people, promoting social engagement and belonging.
There are many causes of mobility difficulties, ranging from injury and illness to aging. Mobility aids are essential to facilitating autonomy and independence for people who need them, but there can still be some problems for users. For example, chairs and scooters are typically lower than normal sight lines, while canes and walkers put a strain on the upper body.
The three-wheeled Alinker allows people with limited mobility to move independently at the speed and height of their peers. By making physical activity and social connection more accessible, the bike is more than just a mobility device but a vehicle for societal change.
Actress Selma Blair, who was diagnosed with MS and uses the Alinker, says, “It’s been huge for me to keep my confidence, to know that I can do things as I want, for the most part, because of my Alinker.” The bike has been helpful to people who have MS, Parkinson’s, rheumatoid arthritis, spinal cord injuries, and who are recovering from a stroke, among many other conditions.
Research shows that more than half of wheelchair and scooter users can still use their legs and that maintaining muscle strength and function is important to their recovery and/or health. The Alinker allows people with a command of their legs to continue to use and exercise them with less fatigue. To learn more about how the Alinker works, visit https://thealinker.com/pages/how-it-works
A satisfied customer said, “In the past, my right wrist would begin to hurt using my pole. I had to pause if I needed to make eye contact. Now with the Alinker I can whiz down the hallway, easily make eye contact again and I seem to have a permanent smile on my face. My world has expanded greatly. I can’t imagine living my life without the Alinker.”
Interested parties can find more information at https://thealinker.com/products/the-alinker
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