General Public – Hip and Knee OA
General Public – Hip and Knee OA

General Public – Hip and Knee OA

2019-09-23 08:00 - 12:00

Learn how ACTIVATOR and Urban Poles are an excellent tool for those with hip and knee OA as well as for pre/post hip and knee surgery rehabilitation (when appropriate).  There 9 studies specifically on the ACTIVATOR Poles and 270+ independent peer reviewed studies on Nordic walking listed on PubMed.

Benefits include:

-reduced impact off affected hip/knee joint
-promote normal walking pattern to reduce injury/stress on other joints
-improved posture
-weight management
-increased walking tolerance and general physical health to improve outcomes for post surgery recovery
-motivating tool for seated/standing exercises
-improved balance to help minimize the risk of falls
-enjoyable way to stay active and improve mood!


  • Learn about the research related to hip and knee OA
  • Understand how to utilize the design and technique of the Urban Poles for fitness & ACTIVATOR Poles for pre/post joint replacement surgery
  • Find out about sample exercises with poles for hip and knee OA
    Q & A

Presenter: Mandy Shintani, reg. (OT) & Gerontologist
Guest Speaker:  Lisa Dkyeman, physiotherapist

Date: Friday, August 16, 2019

Time: 1-1:45 pm

Cost:  Free

For: General Public
*Any new exercise programs should be done under the guidance of your physician and/or rehabilitation professional


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