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Swing Into Spring with US at the Charity Golf Event at TOPGOLF!
No More Limping and Falling! Now, I Can Walk!
The Freedom to Walk Foundation and The WalkAide®?
Freedom to Walk Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization assisting with funds for the purchase of WalkAides® for children and adults diagnosed with “Foot Drop” due to Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, or Traumatic Brain Injury. Foot Drop is a condition characterized by weakness or paralysis of the muscles involved in lifting the front part of the foot necessary for people to walk. It causes a person to either drag the foot and toes or engage in a high-stepping walk called steppage gait. WalkAide® is a revolutionary, electronic device which alleviates the symptoms and complications of Foot Drop. When worn on the calf, the WalkAide® sends electric impulses to the affected foot causing the foot and leg to lift and follow through as they would with a natural, unimpaired gait. WalkAide® was designed to restore mobility to those individuals seeking a return to independence. The WalkAide® is FDA approved, but most insurance companies are denying coverage for the device. With an out of pocket cost of $5,000 per unit, the cost is prohibitive for many who see the WalkAide® as an invaluable opportunity to improve their quality of life.
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