Running Blades: Information and Advice
This document provides a vast amount of information surrounding Running Blades including; clinical assessment advice, state provision of blades and current funding opportunities available.
"Most adaptive equipment used in athletics is bespoke and custom-made for the individual accounting for size, movement, function and current IPC rules www.paralympic.org/Athletics For wheelchair racing and seated throws used equipment is a common starting point. However running blades are very specific, plus potentially expensive to purchase and maintain. For example the cost of a single below-knee blade, socket and fitting is £4,000-£6,000.'
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