Archived Webinars

Step UP with Urban Poling
Presented by Lisa Workman

Guest Speaker: Peter Vavougios, physiotherapist

Arthritis (French)
Presenter: Peter Vavougios, physiotherapist

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

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 Daniel Bechard (PhD) on new study ‘Effects of Walking Pole Technique on Knee Joint Loading’ (UWO unpublished)

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

Older Adults & Fall Prevention
Presenter: Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA (Gero), Urban Poling Inc.

Guest speaker Dr. Becky Farley, PWR

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

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

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

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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Maintaining Proper Posture

Poles assist in maintaining proper posture but at times you may find yourself leaning forward.  Remember to keep your spine erect, tummy tucked in, eyes forward, chin tucked and shoulders relaxed. And just one more thing to remember, have fun with it!
Barb Gormley, Director of Education

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