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.

Date:  Tuesday Feb 12, 2019
Time:  noon to 12:45 pm EST (9 am PST)
Presenter:  Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA
Guest Speaker:  Lisa Robert, physiotherapist
If you are unable to attend on this date,  you will receive a link of the recording via email.

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

Provide variety in your routine, try double poling

Use the standard rhythm and technique, but swing both arms forward at the same time planting the boot tips slightly behind the handles. Then, keeping your arms straight, press down on the base of the handles, walk between your poles and feel your arms extend past your thighs and behind your body.
Barb Gormley, Director of Education

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