I had the privilege of meeting with Janne Kouri when I was sharing the Second Step Gait Harness System at the Abilities Expo in Anaheim last month.
ABC News has featured several stories about Janne Kouri in recent weeks:
Good Morning America Video
A Chance to Walk Again – New Therapy Helped Janne Kouri Walk Again, Inspired Him to Help Others
I have committed 20 years to helping people walk again, and I am very pleased that this important issue is being seen. Right now, there are hundreds of thousands of people who are confined to beds and wheelchairs that need to have proper healthcare equipment to walk and stand. Whether they can re-establish quality of life often depends on whether they have opportunity, and access, to effective therapy and equipment.
There is so much that can be done in this area to help people who want to walk again. Addressing this critical area can provide life changing opportunities for those who need it. In providing the help, caregivers and therapists can also create a more efficient and cost effective delivery method of vital rehabilitative therapy, with a focus on recovery.
Please share this story both with those who can make it happen, and with those who need it.
Do you have a story to tell? We would love to hear from you.David Dubats Founder, Second Step, Inc.
Please visit www.secondstepinc.com to the results oriented, clinically proven Gait Harness System® (GHS) and NEW Gait Harness System® II (GHSII). Many severely injured individuals who are using the GHS, and who were unable to walk in the 5, 10 and 20 plus years post their injuries, are now beginning to stand and walk again for the first time. The GHS helps individuals regain healthy functioning after challenges due to spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebellar degeneration, orthopedic, neurological, lower extremity amputation, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and other ambulation, gait and balance rehabilitation issues. The GHS is used world-wide in a broad spectrum of out-patient, in-patient, and home enriched environments.
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