Active Living with MS

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

About this Webinar

  • Research review
  • Benefits for MS clients with guest speaker, physiotherapist, Dr. Stephen Kanter from the IMSMP center in New York.
  • ACTIVATOR technique for stability and balance
  • Samples of innovative seated, standing and pre-gait exercises with poles
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Date:
March 25, 7 pm EST (4 pm PST). Receive a recording of the webinar with registration.
Presenter:
Mandy Shintani, Reg. OT (BC) & Gerontologist
Guest Speaker:
Dr. Stephen Kanter, physiotherapist from IMSMP
Audience:
Rehabilitation Professionals

Bio – Dr. Stephen Kanter , PT, DPT, ATC

Dr. Kanter is a licensed physical therapist and athletic trainer in New York and New Jersey. He is the Director of Rehabilitation Services at the International Multiple Sclerosis Management Practice (IMSMP) in New York City. He is a nationally recognized expert in rehabilitation for people with MS and has worked to develop the AthCare MS Rehabilitation Professionals Network. In 2015, Dr. Kanter was inducted into the National MS Society Healthcare Professionals Volunteer Hall of Fame. Along with his clinical work, Dr. Kanter is a professor at Seton Hall University.  Prior to earning his doctorate, Dr. Kanter worked on the sports medicine staff of several professional sports teams including the New York Football Giants (NFL).

Read how Soprano’s actress and MS ambassador Jamie-Lynn Sigler uses her ACTIVATOR Poles.  Photo and article is from Self Magazine.

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