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Chic – Aid - Strlish crutches

Shared by Ana Duarte on 2016-03-18 12:27

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“Despite severe symptoms initially, these settled down and my condition was barely noticeable to most people until after the birth of my son in 2003. Finding it increasingly difficult to walk unaided, I resorted to using crutches. But they were so drab and grey! If I had to use them, I at least wanted them to be pink! It sounded so simple but even on the internet, pink crutches were hard to find”, Kate explained.

These new crutches Kate developed helped feel more confident and less like a disabled person.
“I decided that I wanted to share the magical confidence boost that my pink crutches had given me, with other crutch users. I went ahead and established Chic -Aid in 2006. I hope to continue to spread the word about coloured crutches. I want everybody with a need to use crutches to have the opportunity to express their individuality with their crutches and to stop feeling invisible or embarrassed because of them”, the inventor noted.
On Chic – Aid there are lots of different crutches and accessories available, for kids and adults: Full cuff coloured crutches, folding crutches, designer crutches, open cuff crutches.

Adapted from: http://www.chicaidcrutches.co.uk/about/

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About the author

Kate, born in 1971, in the UK, was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis when she was 25. She started using crutches, but she didn’t like the crutches she saw on the market. So she developed her own designed crutches, more colorful and stylish.

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