Minimizing Risk of Falls with ACTIVATOR™ Poles
Join us for an in-depth review of the ACTIVATOR™ Poles as they relate to minimizing factors associated with risk of falls. From their innovative design & patented ergonomic Coregrip, the ACTIVATOR™ Poles have been used to improve core strengthening, posture, walking tolerance and normalize gait pattern for older adults. This webinar includes: Research review on factors related to fall prevention, an overview of the ACTIVATOR™ technique and results of a new study out of Ste-Anne’s hospital, Montreal with individuals 80 years+ before and after a 12-week Nordic walking program with ACTIVATOR™ poles from co-author Liz Ferland. These results are from a 2018 Poster Presentation at the CPA Conference.
When: October 25th 2018
Speakers: Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA & Liz Ferland, Ste-Anne’s Hospital
Webinar recording available below in English and French
Webinar Recording – French version
Proper technique allows you to get the maximum benefit from your Urban Poles. When in doubt go back to the 3P’s, Plant, Push Propel. Start slowly, if you become confused, stop & begin again.
–Barb Gormley, Director of Education
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