Recovery after a brain haemorrhage
Nothing is wrong with Pieter until the age of 26. But one day Pieter gets a throbbing headache at work and collapsed, he had a brain haemorrhage. After many surgeries and years of rehabilitation, Pieter is back on track. He will never be his old self, because he has several disabilities of the brain haemorrhage. Due to the damage on the right side of his skull, he has physical disabilities on the left side of his body. For example, he has no feeling in his left ankle, his left hand does not cooperate and he cannot move his left knee on his own. Pieter cannot walk more than 500 meters and standing still for more than half an hour is difficult. To keep his mobility, he uses a walking-stick or his tricycle.
Special needs bike after brain haemorrhage
The Easy Sport recumbent tricycle
on which Pieter cycles is a trike with an ergonomic seat and a frame with suspension. What makes this bike different from traditional tricycle is the low seating position and the forward-facing pedal movement. Because the saddle is located between the wheels it is no problem to estimate the width of the tricycle. With the handlebar below, you have less pressure on the shoulders, neck, back and wrists.