Archived Webinars

Step UP with Urban Poling
Presented by Lisa Workman

Active Rehab for Stroke with Specialized Walking Poles
Presented by Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA 

Arthritis
Guest Speaker: Peter Vavougios, physiotherapist

Arthritis (French)
Presenter: Peter Vavougios, physiotherapist

Cancer
Guest Speakers:  Judy Boivin, Physiotherapist, Clinical Lead for Cancer Rehab (LifeMark)

Cancer Survivors and Caregivers
Guest Speaker: Sarah Weller, BAppSci (HMS), CSEP-CEP (Back on Track Fitness)

Cardiac Health
Guest Speaker:  John Sawdon, Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada

Diabetes
Guest Speaker: Claudia Mariano MSc, NP-PHC, CDE

Hip & Knee pre/post Surgery
Guest Speaker: Dr. Daniel Bechard (PhD) on new study ‘Effects of Walking Pole Technique on Knee Joint Loading’ (UWO unpublished)

How Activator Poles Improve Gait-Speed, Stride & Balance
Guest Speaker: Patrick Roscher, Chief Technical Support Engineer, ProtoKinetics Zeno Walkway Gait Analysis System

MSI & Sports Injuries
Guest Speaker: Darcy Bolton, PT

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

Parkinson’s
Guest speaker Dr. Becky Farley, PWR

Parkinson’s
Guest speaker Jasmin Joan Cameron, MSc(RHBS), BSc(OT)

Primary Health Care
Guest Speakers:  Sue Colbourne, OT & Nurse Practitioner Sarah Kis-Toth from Vancouver Island Health Authority

Speak UP with Sarah Lord
Presented by Dr. Sarah J. Lord, Ph.D. – her personal grief recovery journey

Spinal Stenosis – Post Surgery
Guest Speaker: Hilary Jebson, physiotherapist

Stroke Clients
Presenter: Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA (Gero)

Strokes
Presenter: Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA (Gero)
Excerpts from experienced physiotherapists in neurology

Traumatic Spinal Injuries
Guest Speaker: Kristina Ploude, physiotherapist & Mike Stewart who sustained an L2 dislocation

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Winter Poling

When walking on snow covered surfaces, remove the rubber tips to expose the carbide tip which will provide better traction.  Add snow baskets to prevent the poles from sinking deep into the snow.
– Mandy Shintani, OT

 

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