Andrew Allgood was 26 years old when the motorcycle he was driving was struck by a car on the freeway. The result was a traumatic brain injury that left him in a deep coma in addition to multiple site fractures to his upper and lower body.
As a resident, Andrew was fortunate to begin therapy with the Advantage Rehab Solutions team. The rehab team felt he had more potential and needed further intervention to give him a chance to recover at least some functional independence.
The team were able to set new mobility goals by utilizing the Second Step Gait Harness System II (GHSII) to improve Andrew’s gait pattern and quality.
Andrew can now use the GHSII to walk in the community on a daily basis with supervision. He recalls his biggest rehab accomplishment as “being able to walk using the gait trainer independently in the sun.”
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Steffani Dubats JD, Executive Director, Sales Satisfaction, Second Step, Inc.
Please visit www.secondstepinc.com to find out more about 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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