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”

Breast Cancer Rehab

Walking with poles can help reduce fatigue during and after cancer treatment and has proven beneficial to those in breast cancer rehab. To read more about the research that supports the benefits of Nordic walking for cancer patients, visit the Your Health section of our website.

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