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The Power of Active Living Outdoors – Trees Mend Us

August 8, 2019 | By Urban Poling

On September 12th@ 12pm EST we will be hosting a webinar with a retired nurse who has chronic health conditions (systemic lupus & rheumatoid arthritis), is an Urban poling enthusiast, and a soon-to-be published author, Verla Fortier! Verla is a big advocate for spending time outside in nature with trees and conducts research on how […]

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The Power of UP In Your Community: Community Leaders Share Their Experiences

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Join us on September 25th @ 12pm EST for an exciting and informative session on how Urban Poling has made a positive impact in the community straight from the voices of five amazing guest speakers! Over the years we have heard several examples of how all kinds of people from different walks of life have reaped […]

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Wendi Paterson Inspiration Award – August

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This month we would like to acknowledge Verla Fortier and Mr. & Mrs. Camacho for being the recipients of our Wendi Paterson Inspiration Award.  We congratulate them both (rather all three!) for achieving great success with pole walking and inspiring others to do the same. Verla Fortier Verla is a 65 year old retired nurse living […]

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Wendi Paterson Inspiration Award – July

July 10, 2019 | By Urban Poling

Congratulations to this month’s award winners, Barb Koetsier and Nancy Cronin! We are thrilled to be honoring these two individuals for achieving great success with pole walking and inspiring others to do the same. Barb Koetsier “I am so glad I bought the Activator² Poles.  I take them everywhere.  They folded up and fit in […]

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Active Living for Orthopaedic Rehab – Hawaii

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ACTIVATOR Poles are an evidence-based, patented tool that is revolutionizing rehabilitation. Prescribed extensively across all continuums of healthcare for therapy and for the reduction of passive mobility device use, such as canes, crutches and walkers. Learn how the ACTIVATOR Poles can benefit individuals with hip and knee conditions, such as osteoarthritis and those who are […]

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Go Where The Poles Take You!

July 8, 2019 | By Urban Poling

When travelling near or far, few would argue that the best way to experience new destinations is by self-propelled means.  Walking tours are an especially intimate, interactive and sensual way to experience the world. Whether it be an urban stroll, a wilderness hike, or an epic pilgrimage, Urban Poling powers up your walking activity. So […]

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Wendi Paterson Inspiration Award – June

June 7, 2019 | By Urban Poling

CRITICAL MONITOR LINES to the FINISH LINE This month will re-introduce Rob MacDonald, a miraculous story of a man who was told that he had only a 5% chance of walking after a devastating fall while on vacation. Congratulations to Rob for not only beating those odds, but for being a source of inspiration for […]

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Wendi Paterson Inspiration Award – May

May 7, 2019 | By Urban Poling

For the month of May we are so pleased to be honouring Owen.  This blog is written through the voice of Gabriella De Nino, Registered Kinesiologist and Health Promotion Manager at Urban Poling Inc.  While at a Stroke Symposium hosted by the March of Dimes Canada, I had the opportunity to meet a wonderful woman […]

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#91is a Fighter- Paediatric Stroke Awareness Story

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While at a Stroke Symposium hosted by the March of Dimes Canada, I had the opportunity to meet a wonderful woman named Rebecca, who was there on behalf of her son Owen, a pediatric stroke survivor.  Rebecca told me about all Owen’s inspirational story and I was so moved by it that I had to […]

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Activator Poles – Prescribed by Surgeons, Physiatrists & Physicians

May 6, 2019 | By Urban Poling

We have been using the Activator poles in our clinics and hospital for a number of years now. Our population with spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, hereditary spastic paraplegia, among others, are responding with a more normalized gait pattern, and are comfortable using the athletic-appearing aids in public. They are a very useful and effective […]

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