SMA is a genetic dysfunction that begins within the central nervous system and impacts all of the muscle mass within the physique. As a result of degenerative nature of the illness, infants, youngsters and adults with SMA will expertise a decline in muscle energy over time though the speed and severity can differ amongst people.
Liberty Trike allows youngsters with SMA, and others with comparable bodily challenges, to have a spread of impartial mobility not simply discovered within the medical mobility system realm.
“Youngsters with SMA deserve a greater mobility choice. And their dad and mom, that give every little thing to make their youngsters’s lives higher, may use a bit of assist,” stated Jason Kraft, CEO at Electrical Bike Applied sciences.
EBT’s choice to donate the trikes began final yr when Kimberly Heinrich, the mom of Allison, an 11-year-old lady with SMA emailed the corporate for recommendation on any electrical trike that may assist Allison get some a lot wanted bodily remedy and sustain along with her siblings on household bike rides.
Kim stated, “She must ‘use it’ or she’ll lose it… it is the motto of those youngsters attempting to take care of mobility, and freedom towards a merciless illness. This isn’t simply train however social fairness, that she issues simply as a lot as her brothers and different friends. I’ll do every little thing I can to assist make it occur for her.”
Per week later Kim and Allison have been in EBT’s warehouse exterior Philadelphia for a check experience. “I’ve by no means seen anybody take to any of our electrical trikes the way in which Allison took to the Liberty Trike,” stated Kraft. “I used to be moved by Allison however one thing larger hit me like a ton of bricks that day. I’ve three youngsters near Allison’s age and it was crystal clear that Kim would sacrifice something to enhance Allison’s high quality of life. At that second, I knew we weren’t solely going to assist Allison, however we have been going to assist Kim too.”
Electrical Bike Applied sciences is dedicated to donating 10 Liberty Trikes to deserving households in 2020 and plans on doubling that quantity in 2021. EBT has enlisted Kimberly Heinrich to assist in that effort and on the time of this press launch, 4 of the primary ten recipients have been chosen. Kim is tough at work discovering the subsequent six.
ABOUT LIBERTY TRIKE
Liberty Trike is a part of Electrical Bike Applied sciences, Inc., an organization that makes a speciality of creating, manufacturing and distributing inexpensive high-quality electrical bicycle drive methods, motors, batteries, elements, and equipment.
SOURCE Electrical Bike Applied sciences, Inc.