“Therapists are increasingly realizing the benefits to be gained from riding tricycles and the therapeutic benefits this activity provides through cardiovascular exercise and muscle stimulation."
Elberton, GA (PRWEB) March 03, 2013
Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution agreement with Triaid, Incorporated, to offer their Imp Special Needs Tricycle to a wider consumer audience. Operating as Triaid, Inc., in the USA and as Theraplay, Ltd., in the UK, this company is an innovative manufacturer of special needs equipment for children. With a focus on special needs tricycles and handcycles, Triaid/Theraplay offers unique features not found in similar products, such as a choice of three gearing levels for children of varying abilities. All of their products have been extensively tested to provide the utmost in performance, quality and suitability.
Suitable for children as young as 2 and 1/2 years, the Triaid Imp Special Needs Tricycle offers a low gear ratio for easier pedaling, smaller handlebars for smaller hands and fingers, and 12 and 1/2 inch wheels for increased stability. This dual-axle, foot propelled tricycle was specifically created for special needs children with an inseam range of 12 inches to 15 inches. Strong and durable, this tricycle can accommodate weights up to 70 pounds, and adjustments are easy to make for the young user's growth not only in size, but in riding ability. Stability is ensured with the broad wheelbase and low center of gravity, helping to prevent tipping. An adjustable steering stop helps to control the turning circle of the Imp, further enhancing stability. It is super easy for a young user with special needs such as low muscle tone and decreased strength to start moving the tricycle forward and backward with the fixed gear design. A rear steering option is also available.
Further comfort and support is supplied with the extra wide, padded saddle seat, and adjustable high-low bend handlebars and seat adjustments further ensure that the young rider is in the optimal position to control the Imp in a confident manner. A plethora of options and accessories are additionally available to customize this trike to every user's unique abilities and requirements. “We are delighted to introduce more consumers to the fun and freedom of the Imp Special Needs Tricycle from Triaid,” said Hulet Smith, OTR/L, MBA and CEO of Rehabmart. “Therapists are increasingly realizing the benefits to be gained from riding tricycles and the therapeutic benefits this activity provides through cardiovascular exercise and muscle stimulation. With the extensive range of positional accessories combined with the secure broad wheelbase and well balanced handling, the Imp will be sure to accommodate and delight most physically challenged riders. We are proud to offer this, and all of the wonderful tricycles from Triaid to our customers at Rehabmart.com.”
As an Occupational Therapist, the founder of Rehabmart, Hulet Smith, has the breadth of knowledge and experience necessary to match the needs of his customers with the very latest innovative products in the field of medical supplies and rehabilitation equipment. As a parent of special needs children, he has a personal interest in finding the best products to improve the lives of those who are disabled and medically challenged. Rehabmart.com is committed to provide superior customer service, competitive pricing and exceptional product offerings.