Despite being unable to drive a car or walk without difficulties anymore due to Peripheral Neuropathy, Andy Bennett, 48 from Troedyrhiw in Wales, is enjoying the freedom to drive once more thanks to a life-changing ‘Breeze Midi 3’ mobility scooter from TGA.
Originally from Port Talbot, Andy has always led an active life through weight lifting, martial arts and outdoor pursuits. He was a single parent for 12 years however this did not stop him from enjoying many physical activities and being a busy wedding chauffer and delivery driver. During his career he was able to drive many top car brands include Daimler, Ferrari and Porsche and also owned a top specification Toyota Celica along with a Suzuki GSXR-750 motorbike.
However over a period of several years Andy began to experience growing pain in his hands and feet, especially when lifting weights in the gym. He was finally diagnosed with Diabetes that resulted in walking difficulties and Peripheral Neuropathy – a condition caused by nerve damage. Andy’s limited mobility was compounded by a knee injury that left him restricted at home without the ability to drive independently. This loss of his job and access to the wider outdoors was sending him ‘stir crazy’ until he discovered an easy-drive three-wheeler TGA mobility scooter. Read more….