Therapeutic Equipment – Stroke

Organisation : NHS Lothian, Physiotherapy, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh
Grant Amount : £ 3,520

This request is for walking and lifting aids for disabled persons or individuals with motor impairment after having had a stroke (brain attack). The special function of this equipment is that muscles can be loosened up daily even if the patient has strong spasicity. The muscles condition during training and if the spasm occurs during physical training this equipemt will ease the spasm. It also encourages circulation and metabolism. All of which has been proven to be benefical to the successful recovery stroke patient. This equipment is designed to build and improve muscles, as well as ligaments and tendons which are all effected by stroke attack. .