Improving Balance, Mobility & Mood

Improving Balance, Mobility & Mood for Parkinson’s, Stroke and ABI Clients

Learn how to use Walking Poles to improve Balance, Mood, Mobility and facilitate movement of the affected side.  Find out why therapists are prescribing ACTIVATOR Poles (patent pending) & technique to facilitate a more normal gait pattern compared to canes and walkers and with seated, standing and pre-gait exercises.

The Activator Poles by far are the most effective tool I’ve ever used! Overall It’s been great for my Rehab and great for my Recovery.  Lynn Bellanger, stroke client


  • Brief Review of Evidence Based Benefits
  • Activator Technique for Stability and Balance
  • Case Studies of Stroke, Parkinson’s & ABI Clients
  • 5 Seat, Standing & Pre-Gait Exercises
  • Tips for Group Exercise Programs

Date:  Thurs Apr 26, 2018 (noon to 1:00 EST)

Presenter:  Gabriella De Nino, Kinesiologist
Guest Speaker: Patrick Roscher, Chief Technical Support Engineer, ProtoKinetics

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Second Nature

The most important aspect of Nordic walking is to just enjoy yourself.  After a while, the technique will become second nature and you will feel confident, efficient, and ready to take on the world!
– Mandy Shintani, OT

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