A spinal cord injury often leads to restricted mobility, which means there is much to consider when it comes to assistive devices and modifications to your home. The more mobile you become, the better your physical and mental well-being and overall quality of life. But accessing the equipment you need to live your life can be overwhelming and a serious financial challenge.
On this episode of Underestimated, presented by Oatley Vigmond Personal Injury Lawyers and brought to you by Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, we visit with Jim Miller in Tiny Township and see how certain pieces of equipment have made a difference in his life.
Jim is a retired transmission mechanic, he ran his own business for many years. He has lived in Simcoe County for most of his life. Jim was injured in a snowmobile accident in 2014 and was paralyzed at the level of T12. His favourite piece of equipment is the Batec handbike add-on for his wheelchair. With the Batec he can zip down to Balm Beach which features an accessibility mat for easy access to the water and a great vantage point for evening concerts throughout the summer.
To learn more about accessibility in Tiny Township visit www.tiny.ca/accessibility.