--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adaptation to the pedal of an exercise bicycle to hold the patient's foot on the pedal. Pedal adaptation consists of a cast boot screwed to a piece of wood cut so that it can be slipped on and off the pedal. The patient's foot is strapped into the boot. Includes photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. Assembly. AUTHOR: Handling, K A TITLE: Bicycle Pedal Modifications for use in a Physical Therapy Department JOURNAL: Physical Therapy REF: Vol 62 no 7
The Foot Harness is a foot pedal attachment designed to keep feet fixed in place and provide neutral foot control on surfaces such as wheelchair plates and bicycle pedals. Sold in pairs, these foot harnesses promote proper alignment and weight bearing while helping to avoid injuries to the feet. Mounting hardware is included. The harnesses have a sandal-like design (heel/ankle straps) and a plastic mounting base for snap on/off attachment to the pedals. The length and width are adjustable. SIZES
The Foot Plates and Foot Plates with Pulley Toe Up are foot pedal attachements designed for use by children with lower extremity disabilities. These plates aid in proper positioning and in keeping the foot in contact with the pedal. The Foot Plates with Pulley Toe Up are similar to the foot plates, but include a foot strap and a pulley system to tip the foot plate to keep the rider's toes up.
The Haverich Pedal Accessories are pedal attachments for bicycles, tricycles, and tandem cycles. Home Trainer Pedal (##060) has an integral balancing weight and velcro strap; Pedal with Toe Clip and Strap (##011) prevents the rider's foot from slipping off the pedal; Treadle Crank for Disabled (##005 Lft, and ##006 Rt) are stroke adjustable in infinite increments; Crank Shortener (##025) reduces the distance between the seat and pedal, helping to offset unevenly long legs; Foot Rest with Leather
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Use of water ski boots to hold a patient's feet in place for exercising on a stationary bicycle. Suggests using the complete boot unit from a water ski fastened to a piece of plywood to fit, and attaching this to the pedal of an exercise bike so it can be operated by persons unable to keep their feet on the pedals. Includes photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Redmond, P T TITLE: Water Ski Boot to Hold Foot on Bicycle Pedal JOURNAL: Physical