Freedom Concepts Tricycles are mobility devices that can be custom built for individuals with disabilities that inhibit their ability to ride a typical bike or tricycle.
Some of these disabilities include, but are not limited to, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Muscular Dystrophy, Angelman Syndrome, Rett Syndrome, Down Syndrome, and visually impaired. These tricycles offer a multitude of features that can benefit your child or youth, to allow them the joy of bike riding. Some features include: increased trunk support, rear control steering, assisted pedaling, adjustable handlebars, and foot strapping.
By utilizing a Freedom Concepts Tricycle as part of your child’s physical therapy treatment you are providing them with a fun activity as well as cardiovascular benefits, stimulation of reciprocal leg movement which is essential for walking and crawling, muscular strengthening and endurance training, vestibular stimulation, and upper extremity use for activities such as steering.
In addition to providing Freedom Concepts Tricycles for treatment purposes, Starfish Therapies is also an assessment center and can assist you in finding the perfect tricycle for your child. Visit Freedom Concepts for more information about their products. Please contact us to find out how this piece of equipment can be beneficial for your child.
Please view the video and pictures for a further look at the use of the Freedom Concepts Tricycle as well as other bicycle and tricycle riding.