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 will also be on a Poster Presentation at the CPA Conference.

When: October 25th 2018
Speakers: Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA  & Liz Ferland, Ste-Anne’s Hospital
Time: 12:00-1:00pm EST

Register Now

French version to follow at 1:30 pm- Version française à suivre
Registre

 

Going uphill

Keep your poles more upright and in front of you. Lean forward slightly, and use the poles to help push you up the hill. If necessary, bend your elbows, but remember to transition back to the straight arm technique at the top of the hill
Barb Gormley, Director of Education

Tips from the Best