Active Living with Stroke – Survivor + Caregivers Programs

Research Benefits:

Learn how Nordic walking can be a great tool for people recovering from a stroke. We’ll be presenting research-backed benefits of Nordic walking and showing how an Urban Poling program can be used for support groups, caregiver programs and also for Next Steps walking groups in malls.

Find out why therapists recommend the patented evidence-based ACTIVATORPoles to facilitate a more even walking pattern compared to canes. Additionally, people with stroke have reported feeling more like an athlete when using poles instead of a cane!  

Our ACTIVATORPoles can improve various outcomes for people with strokes including:

  • Increasing movement of the affected arm and leg
  • Improving arm swing during walking
  • increasing weight-bearing of the affected leg
  • Improving balance and posture
  • This webinar will also cover how to use the ACTIVATOR Poles for effective and enjoyable bilateral seated, standing and pre-walking exercises for individual and group exercise programs.​
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January 15, 2020
1-2pm EST
Mandy Shintani, OT and Gerontologist

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