Active Rehab for Strokes
WORLD STROKE DAY October 29, 2017
Join us as we celebrate world stroke Day by promoting Active Living. Register for one of our upcoming free Stroke Rehabilitation webinar for clients or our webinar for healthcare professionals.
Evidence based studies clearly identify poling, with the proper training, as a healthy mode of physical activity suited for improving quality of life. Kang et al., 2016
Why ACTIVATOR Poles?
- Awareness and use of the affected side
- Functional gait pattern
- Increased gait speed, stride and walking tolerance
- Provides bilateral support
- Improves the factors related to fall prevention
The most dramatic success was with a mature gentleman with a mild stroke. Once he tried the Activator poles his gait improved enormously, with a more even stride cadence and length. The result was instant.
Wendy Walker, neurological physiotherapist, Physiopedia
Activator Poles by far are the most effective tool I’ve ever used! Overall It’s been great for my Rehab and great for my Recovery.
Lynn Bellanger, CVA client
Walking with poles can help reduce fatigue during and after cancer treatment and has proven beneficial to those in breast cancer rehab. To read more about the research that supports the benefits of Nordic walking for cancer patients, visit the Your Health section of our website.
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