Active Living for Orthopaedic Rehab

ACTIVATOR Poles are an evidence-based, patented tool that is revolutionizing rehabilitation. Prescribed extensively across all continuums of healthcare for therapy and for the reduction of passive mobility device use, such as canes, crutches and walkers.

Learn how the ACTIVATOR Poles can benefit individuals with hip and knee conditions, such as osteoarthritis and those who are surgery outpatients. Over 260 research studies have examined the impact of Nordic walking and the results speak for themselves!

In this webinar:

  • Overview of research
  • Discover an effective alternative (or in conjunction) to passive devices, such as canes, and to delay/reduce the use of walkers and crutches.
  • Understand how to utilize the design of the ACTIVATOR Poles for improved core strength, improving gait outcomes as well as off-loading.
  • New exercises on how the ACTIVATOR Poles are being used within a rehab setting
  • Additional exercises for pre-post hip & knee surgery will also be highlighted.

Presenter: Mandy Shintani, OT

Date: July 25, 2019

Time: 12-1pm EST

Cost:  Free

For: Rehabilitation Professionals & Surgeons

The Activator program has been presented at 8 National and International Conferences over the past couple of years. Our certificate course has also recently been approved for CEU’s by the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Physical Therapy Association.

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Going uphill

Keep your poles more upright and in front of you. Lean forward slightly, and use the poles to help push you up the hill. If necessary, bend your elbows, but remember to transition back to the straight arm technique at the top of the hill
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