Saturday, October 10, 2009
Annie's New Kidwalk
As promised, on the sidebar is the link to a short clip of Annie trying out her new Kidwalk. This gait trainer has only been out for about a year, and it is pretty cool. It allows her to access things in front of her at school--like desks and tables--and it is dynamic, i.e., the saddle seat moves up and down and side to side as she walks. The seat of her other (less cool) gait trainer was stationary, and didn't help her mimic a normal walking pattern. Also, this Kidwalk comes in a fashion-forward neon lime color, and features wheels that light up. It road-tested at 0-60 in 7 seconds, but we have a governor on it, so she can't go faster than 35 mph when she's indoors.
I'll periodically take video of her walking in this, so you can see her progress. This first time, she was a bit tentative--but not resistant--to being in it, so that's a win. Please pray that this Kidwalk help strengthen her little bird legs, and help her regain core muscle strength so that she can walk again.
All things are possible to him who believes. Mark 9:23