Active Living with MS

Find out why MS clients are giving accolades to the patented evidence-based ACTIVATOR Poles compared to canes for promoting improved posture, balance, endurance, mood and confidence for walking.  Learn how specialized walking poles promote the concept of active living and ability compared to the perception of traditional mobility devices.

Webinar includes: Research review, Benefits for MS clients with guest speaker; neurology physiotherapist, Lisa Robert, Case review at a Gait Assessment Lab using Zeno Walkway, Activator technique developed for stability and balance and using poles for innovative seated, standing and pre-gait exercises.  Exercises available through PT Helper App.

Date:  Tuesday Feb 12, 2019 (see recording below)
Presenter:  Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA
Guest Speaker:  Lisa Robert, physiotherapist
Audience:  PT, OT, Kin, RA

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Read how Soprano’s actress and MS ambassador Jamie-Lynn Sigler uses her ACTIVATOR Poles; click here to read article.

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Poles assist in maintaining proper posture but at times you may find yourself leaning forward.  Remember to keep your spine erect, tummy tucked in, eyes forward, chin tucked and shoulders relaxed. And just one more thing to remember, have fun with it!
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