Active Rehab for MSI & Sports Injuries

Evidence-based studies clearly identify poling, with the proper training, as a healthy mode of physical activity with proven beneficial effects on general key heath parameters including:

  • Normalizing gait pattern
  • Improved posture
  • Decreased pain
  • Increase in core strength
  • Increase in walking tolerance
  • Increased range of motion
  • Off loading on the knee joint

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MSI & Sport Injuries

  • Hip & Knee OA
  • Ankle injuries
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Shoulder – rotator cuff injuries (post acute phase)
  • ACL – weight bearing as tolerated stage
  • Cross Training & Injury Prevention
  • Concussion

 

“I have had 7 major spine surgeries for congenital spinal stenosis and two major fracture dislocations of L3 and L2. Now fused from T9 to S2 and using a body brace. In my right leg, there is no sensation, no proprioception and loss of quad and hip flexion power. I am able to walk using poles for 3 hours per day at 14 months post op.” – Dr. Jack Taunton

ACTIVATOR Poles were designed by a Canadian therapist with unique features for rehab.

Second Nature

The most important aspect of Nordic walking is to just enjoy yourself.  After a while, the technique will become second nature and you will feel confident, efficient, and ready to take on the world!
– Mandy Shintani, OT

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