Active Rehab for Neurology

Find out why therapists and neurologists are recommending ACTIVATOR™ poles for improving gait pattern, balance, posture, mood and factors related to fall prevention.  The ACTIVATOR™ poles and technique were designed by a therapist for improving safety and stability and are being prescribed as an alternative to canes and postponing or reducing the use of walkers (under the assessment of a therapist).

Agenda:
– Research Review (recent studies on Nordic walking & ACTIVATOR™ poles)
– Activator Technique developed for stability and normalizing gait pattern
– Why ACTIVATOR™ poles are effective for many neurology conditions including CP, Stroke, MS & Parkinson’s.
– Contraindications
– Seated, Standing & Gait Training Exercises
– Tips for Group Exercise Programs

Guest Speaker: Keegan Bow, Neurological Therapist, Klint Intensive Neuro Therapies 

Host:  Mandy Shintani, OT, MA (Gero)

For: Therapists, PTA, OTA, Kins & Staff

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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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