Mandy Shintani, OT and Gerontologist
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2020-02-05 11:00 - 2020-02-05 12:00
Change of Practice – ACTIVATOR Poles in Comparison to Canes & to Reduce the use of Walkers and Crutches when appropriate.
Recently, ACTIVATOR Poles were the focus of 8 international and national conference presentations/posters on this change of practice. Watch this 15 minute webinar on the research of the ACTIVATOR Poles and several videos demonstrating the use of the ACTIVATOR Poles with clients with orthopedic, spine, amputee and neurological conditions compared to other traditional mobility devices. Learn how patented ACTIVATOR Poles & technique were designed for increased safety and effectiveness for rehab to promote; improved posture, bilateral balance, normal gait pattern and increased core strengthening. Examples of dynamic seated, standing and pre-gait exercises will be shown as well as our new ACTIVATOR2 Poles for taller clients (up to 6 ft 4 inches).
Date: Wed Dec 4, 2019 noon (EST).
Presenter: Mandy Shintani, Reg OT(BC) & Gerontologist
Developer of ACTIVATOR Poles & Technique & International Presenter. Co-owner of Urban Poling Inc.
2020-03-25 13:00 - 2020-03-25 14:00
Find out why MS clients are giving accolades to the patented evidence-based ACTIVATOR Poles compared to canes for promoting improved posture, balance, endurance, mood and confidence for walking. Learn how specialized walking poles promote the concept of active living and ability compared to the perception of traditional mobility devices.
Webinar includes: Research review, Benefits for MS clients with guest speaker; neurology physiotherapist, Steven Kanter, Case review at a Gait Assessment Lab using Zeno Walkway, Activator technique developed for stability and balance and using poles for innovative seated, standing and pre-gait exercises. Exercises available through PT Helper App.
Date: March 25, 2020
Presenter: Mandy Shintani, Reg. OT(BC) & Gerontologist
Guest Speaker: Dr. Steven Kanter. Director of Rehabilitation Services at the International Multiple Sclerosis Management Practice (IMSMP) in New York City.
Audience: PT, OT, Kin, RA