ACTIVATOR Course – Section 1

Introduction

This section provides insight into the development of the ACTIVATOR poles and examples of the benefits of poles with a few inspiring individuals.

Questions

  1. What do you think the benefits are of using poles for rehab?
  2. Why is there a more positive perception of using poles vs other devices?
  3. When watching the video of Harry McMurtry, please write down your observations of Harry’s gait and posture when walking without poles and with the ACTIVATOR poles.

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Second Nature

The most important aspect of Nordic walking is to just enjoy yourself.  After a while, the technique will become second nature and you will feel confident, efficient, and ready to take on the world!
– Mandy Shintani, OT

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