Active Living for People with MS

Find out why people with MS are giving accolades to the evidence-based ACTIVATOR® poles for improving posture, balance, endurance, mood and confidence while walking.   Use Nordic walking poles to stay active both inside and outside your home!  

 I could not have walking through Provence France with out my ACTIVATOR poles. 

 

I am not letting MS limit me.

 

 Liane Carmel

About this Webinar

  • Research review
  • Benefits of using ACTIVATOR® poles for rehab and improved walking ability
  • Samples of innovative seated and standing exercises you can do at home or with your rehab professional 
  • How to do the Nordic walking/urban poling technique for exercise & ACTIVATOR® technique for improved balance         and ambulatory ability
  • How to use poles for recreation and exercise if you are using a wheelchair
Webinar Details
Date:
Tuesday April 7, at 7 pm EST. Receive a recording of the webinar with registration.
Presenter
Dr. Stephen Kanter, physiotherapist from IMSMP
Host:
Mandy Shintani, reg. OT (BC) & gerontologist
Audience:
People with MS, Caregivers and Rehab Professionals

Bio – Dr. Stephen Kanter , PT, DPT, ATC

Dr. Kanter is a licensed physical therapist and athletic trainer in New York and New Jersey. He is the Director of Rehabilitation Services at the International Multiple Sclerosis Management Practice (IMSMP) in New York City. He is a nationally recognized expert in rehabilitation for people with MS and has worked to develop the AthCare MS Rehabilitation Professionals Network. In 2015, Dr. Kanter was inducted into the National MS Society Healthcare Professionals Volunteer Hall of Fame. Along with his clinical work, Dr. Kanter is a professor at Seton Hall University.  Prior to earning his doctorate, Dr. Kanter worked on the sports medicine staff of several professional sports teams including the New York Football Giants (NFL).

Read how Soprano’s actress and MS ambassador Jamie-Lynn Sigler uses her ACTIVATOR Poles.  Article is from Self Magazine.

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