Dynamic Exercises with Poles!

Learn about 20 new dynamic exercises to improve outcomes for balance, strengthening and increased range of motion.  Enhance your exercise programs with ACTIVATOR Poles for upper and lower body movement flow while promoting proper posture.  Learn how to use poles together with your client to facilitate greater movement of their affected arm for clients with strokes and Parkinson’s.  Improve compliance with prescribed home based exercises with an enjoyable and novel way for your clients to exercise. This 30 minute webinar will teach rehabilitation professionals about innovative seated, standing and pre-gait exercise using ACTIVATOR Poles for Parkinson’s stroke, pre/post hip and knee surgery and fall prevention programs.    Many of these exercises can be found on a new App called PT Helper.

Date:  Wed April 24, 2019 at noon to 12:30 pm EST (9 am PST) Canada and USA
Presenter:  Mandy Shintani, BSc ()T), MA Developer of ACTIVATOR Poles
Audience:  Rehabilitation Professionals.  These exercises should only be done under the guidance of a rehab professional.

To listen to a recording of this webinar, click below,

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Sample Exercises Found on PT Helper App

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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