Dynamic Exercises with Poles!

Learn about 20 new dynamic exercises to improve outcomes for balance, strengthening and increased range of motion.  Enhance your exercise programs with ACTIVATOR  Poles for upper and lower body movement flow while promoting proper posture.  Learn how to use poles together with your client to facilitate greater movement of their affected arm for clients with strokes and Parkinson’s.  Improve compliance with prescribed home based exercises with an enjoyable and novel way for your clients to exercise. This 30 minute webinar will teach rehabilitation professionals about innovative seated, standing and pre-gait exercise using ACTIVATOR Poles for Parkinson’s stroke, pre/post hip and knee surgery and fall prevention programs.    Many of these exercises can be found on a new App called PT Helper.

Date:  Wed April 24, 2019 at noon to 12:30 pm EST
Presenter:  Mandy Shintani,  Reg. OT(BC)  & Gerontologist, Developer of ACTIVATOR Poles
Audience:  Healthcare Professionals.  These exercises should only be done under the guidance of a rehab professional.

To listen to a recording of this webinar, click below,

Webinar Recording


Sample Exercises Found on PT Helper App

Winter Poling

When walking on snow covered surfaces, remove the rubber tips to expose the carbide tip which will provide better traction.  Add snow baskets to prevent the poles from sinking deep into the snow.
– Mandy Shintani, OT


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