ACTIVATOR Course – Section 6

Urban Poling

Learn when to prescribe Urban Poles and the technique.

Questions:

  1. When would you recommend the ACTIVATOR Poles & technique vs. the Urban Poles & technique? After watching this chapter, determine if and why Urban Poling could provide a better outcome for some of your clients.
  2. What are the five steps of the Urban Poling technique?
  3. How can you use the poles in the winter time to prevent falls?

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Resources

Manual – Read chapter on Urban Poling

Videos are available on www.urbanpoling.com under “Getting Started”

Plant, Push Propel

Proper technique allows you to get the maximum benefit from your Urban Poles.  When in doubt go back to the 3P’s, Plant, Push Propel.  Start slowly, if you become confused, stop & begin again.

Barb Gormley, Director of Education

 

 

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