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Since May is National Bike Month we want to share the importance of bicycles to many survivors we care for in Minnesota.
Rehabilitation Exercise helps survivors heal, both physically and emotionally. Physical activity helps survivors manage their stress by releasing endorphins that diminish the perception of pain and act as sedatives. Physically, the exercise can help survivors manage medical conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure.
Transportation Most of our Minnesota clients rely on public transportation. Bicycles give survivors more control in their lives by giving them another mode of transportation – or helping them connect to bus or train lines more quickly than walking. Continue reading