ACTIVATOR Course – Section 3

ACTIVATOR Poles

This section covers the features of the ACTIVATOR poles that make them unique for rehab in comparison to other walking/hiking poles.

Questions

  1. What is the locking system & weight-bearing capacity of each ACTIVATOR pole?
  2. Why is the CoreGrip strapless?
  3. What is the function of the bell-shaped tip?

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Resources

Manual – Read chapter on ACTIVATOR poles

Winter Poling

When walking on snow covered surfaces, remove the rubber tips to expose the carbide tip which will provide better traction.  Add snow baskets to prevent the poles from sinking deep into the snow.
– Mandy Shintani, OT

 

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