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The SCOOTER Store Donates Scooter to High School Student With Muscular Dystrophy

Fri, 06/04/2010 - 10:37am
Bio-Medicine.Org

MOSCOW, Idaho, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Teenagers with Muscular Dystrophy (MD) are inspiring, and Isaac Aragon is no exception. Aragon is a 17-year-old high school student who has not let MD slow him down much.

Although he visits Moscow Mountain Sport & Physical Therapy on a regular basis, he has not had the aid of power mobility equipment and has had suffered through some falls. His physical therapist, Joanna Alford MPT, contacted The SCOOTER Store after noticing how limited his balance and walking had become. His PT for nearly three years, she believed he was at risk for more falls and possibly serious injury when walking.

Yesterday afternoon, The SCOOTER Store along with the ADL Foundation, provided Aragon with a Pride Legend three-wheel scooter at his home. On hand from the company's Seattle operations was Healthcare Relations Consultant Bob Croft to make the presentation. The scooter was donated under The SCOOTER Store Gift of Mobility program, which provides mobility equipment and assistance to those who do not have the financial resources or insurance to obtain power wheelchairs and scooters.

"Isaac is a typical high-school student in all ways but one. Now, his limited mobility can no longer hinder him from going to college," said Doug Harrison, founder, pr

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