Pictured (L-R): Thomas Mitchell, Peter Laidlaw, Rod Mitchell, MLS advertising director; Claire Lincoln, senior analysis physiotherapist in spinal accidents and Tom Duncan
After launching a fundraising marketing campaign amongst the motorcycling neighborhood to assist The Queen Elizabeth Nationwide Spinal Accidents Unit buy life-changing rehabilitation gear, representatives from Bike Regulation Scotland and the British Motorcyclists Federation had been delighted to go to the unit to see the newly put in Zero G Gait and Stability System due to the £6,500 donation by beneficiant motorcyclists.
Thomas Mitchell, MLS senior solicitor and superior motorcyclist, commented: “It’s been just below 12 months since we first requested the motorcycling neighborhood to assist us increase funds for this wonderful gear that’s designed to assist those that have suffered spinal cord injury regain energy by offering dynamic body-weight assist as they practise strolling, balancing duties, sit-to-stand manoeuvres and even stair climbing.
“Motorcyclists are conscious that they’re over-represented amongst those that endure severe injury in highway site visitors collisions, which is why it comes as no shock to us to see the results of their generosity. It’s been our pleasure to assist form that generosity into supporting Scotland’s solely Nationwide Spinal Accidents Unit, as so lots of our shoppers begin their journey in direction of restoration with the assistance and assist of the devoted workers throughout the Unit.”
Peter Laidlaw, BMF membership companies director and Tom Duncan, chairman of BMF in Scotland added: “We first turned conscious of this marketing campaign on the Scottish Bike Present the place Bike Regulation Scotland had been speaking concerning the work that the Unit does and the necessity for this new gear.
“It instantly resonated with us on the BMF and we knew that we needed to become involved. The charity arm of the BMF, the BMF Basis, was used to assist this mission the place the trustees, who embrace Tom and myself, had been wholeheartedly in favour.
“It’s super to have the ability to not solely see the gear put in and dealing, but additionally be capable to speak to the consultants and physios who will be capable to use the gear to assist very important early rehabilitation.”