Get patients outdoors again with the Activator Poles – Physiopedia

March 17, 2017 | By Urban Poling

At the European Congress for Physiotherapist in Liverpool, UK we had the opportunity to introduce Wendy Walker to the Activator poles. Wendy Walker is a neurological physiotherapist in the UK, with a special interest in Acquired Brain Injury and complex conditions, CVA, and Facial Palsy, and have been a provider of specialist Outpatient Facial Rehabilitation […]

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Webinar – OTs as the Innovators & Developer

March 9, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Join our presenter she engages participants to: Discover why occupational therapists make the perfect innovators and developers Gain insight into the challenges and hurdles our presenter personally faced during the development of her mobility device Find out about resources for device design – a case study with DesignAbility with the March of Dimes Learn 10 […]

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New Activator Education Bulletin

| By Urban Poling

To find out about the latest news on our education events & current research, we have launched the New ACTIVATOR Education Bulletin which will be posted bi-annually.  Check out our exciting line up of webinars and new courses for the Spring 2017. Active Living webinars These free 45-minute webinars feature guest speakers on the use of […]

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Six Studies on ACTIVATOR Poles

March 8, 2017 | By Urban Poling

The ACTIVATOR poles and technique are revolutionizing the practice of rehabilitation as found in these studies taking place in hospitals and universities across Canada.   Read on to find out about new and current studies taking place on the use of poles with conditions in which there is very little research like COPD and Fall Prevention.  Analysis […]

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Contest alert! Help us create a list of 150 Great Canadian Hikes!

February 14, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Canadians love hiking… and what’s not to love? Fresh air, exercise, beautiful scenery, a budget-friendly workout in every season. Hiking makes sense! In celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday and our country’s love of hiking, we’re running a contest from February 15 – April 15. Our 150 Great Canadian Hikes contest asks Canadians to submit their […]

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Harry McMurtry completes 500 Miles for Parkinson’s

June 22, 2016 | By Urban Poling

Congratulations to Harry McMurtry who arrived to a large fan base in Toronto to celebrate his 500 Mile trek from Manhattan to raise research funds and awareness for Parkinson’s. Along with the media and dignitaries our very own Fiath Julien was at the celebration to be part of the congratulatory spectators on this memorable occasion for Harry and […]

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CTV News – Harry McMurtry on his 500 Miles for Parkinson’s

June 17, 2016 | By Urban Poling

This CTV news clip features Harry McMurtry on his 500 Miles for Parkinson’s to raise funds for research and awareness about PD.   In this video clip, Harry is using ACTIVATOR poles which are often recommended by physios for their clients with PD as the poles have a direct impact on posture, gait pattern and arm […]

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Father’s Day Contest Winners

| By Urban Poling

Congratulations to Melissa and Toby who were selected as the winners of our Father’s Day contest.  A big thank you to Boomer Nutrition for their contribution to the prize package. Thank you also to everyone who entered the contest and Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! My grandfather inspires me to be […]

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Urban Poling Introduces the CoreGrip – Patent Pending

June 7, 2016 | By Urban Poling

Media Contact: Mandy Shintani managing director Urban Poling Inc. mandy@urbanpoling.com 877-499-7999 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Urban Poling Introduces the CoreGrip – Featuring Improved Ergonomics and Comfort [Vancouver, B.C. – June 7, 2016]—Urban Poling Inc., a national manufacturer and distributor of Nordic walking poles and accessories, announces the launch of its new CoreGrip (patent pending) handles. […]

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Enter Our Father’s Day Contest!

June 4, 2016 | By Urban Poling

Share a picture and tell us about an active and healthy male role model in your life.  He could win one of two Father’s Day Prize Packs! Each Prize Pack Contains: 2 Sets of Urban Poling Nordic Walking Poles, each with a carrying case; A $25 Starbuck’s Gift Card; A large tub of protein powder […]

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