Active Living for Cancer Rehab

Health Care Professionals

Learn why hospitals, clinics & wellness centres are recommending Urban Poling for cancer rehabilitation for improving strength, ROM, endurance, posture, cardiorespiratory fitness, well-being (vitality) and reducing lymphedema and the ACTIVATOR technique for improving balance and off-loading for neuropathy and post-surgery.  Webinar includes: Research Review, Guest Speaker: Judy Boivin (exercises for lymphedema and colon cancer), Urban Poling and ACTIVATOR technique.  Also includes tips for starting up a group exercise program for cancer clients*.

Webinar duration: 45 minutes
Presenter: Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA, Urban Poling Inc.
Guest Speakers:  Judy Boivin, Physiotherapist, Clinical Lead for Cancer Rehab (LifeMark)
*This session will be recorded.  If you are unable to attend, the recording will be sent to you.

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*2% of sales from the 4Life Pink Poles is donated to Cancer Wellness Programs Across Canada.

The information in this publication/presentation is not intended to replace existing rehabilitation programs. The testimonials are those of independent therapists and are not a guarantee of results. The consumer should not rely solely on this publication but should also consult their physician or therapist. Urban Poling Inc. and its employees and representatives do not accept any liability for the information contained in this publication or any damages.

Cancer Survivors & Caregivers

Join our new campaign, 4 You – 4 Her – 4 Life,  to celebrate women and Active Living!  As part of this campaign we invite you to a free webinar on Active Living for Cancer Rehab with guest speaker exercise physiologist, Sarah Weller.

Learn why Urban Poling is recommended for improving strength, endurance, posture, cardiorespiratory fitness, flexibility, well- being (vitality) and reducing lymphedema for those with breast cancer.  It is also an excellent off season training activity for dragon boat teams.

Webinar includes: Research Based Benefits, Urban Poling technique, sample exercises for with poles, and the ACTIVATOR poles & technique recommended for balance & post-surgery.

For someone who is used to be being very active, Urban Poling helped with my core strengthening and regaining my physical health.  It was one of the many awesome tools that supported my recovery from breast cancer (surgery and radiation).” – Cheryl

Date: October 21, 4:30 pm ET (45 minute webinar)*
Webinar duration: 45 minutes
Presenter: Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA, Urban Poling Inc.
Guest Speaker: Sarah Weller, BAppSci (HMS), CSEP-CEP (Back on Track Fitness)
*This webinar will be recorded.  If you are unable to attend, the recording will be sent to you.

Click Here to see recorded webinar Webinar Service Info

 

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