Pre & Post Hip/Knee Surgery Rehab Webinar

Activator PolesLearn how to improve core strengthening, posture, walking tolerance and normalize gait patterns for clients who are in rehab for pre/post hip & knee surgery.  Find out why Canadian hospitals and clinics are prescribing ACTIVATOR Poles instead of canes and to reduce the use of crutches & walkers (week 2 to 8 post surgery).  The ACTIVATOR poles & technique were designed by a therapist specifically for increasing stability and off-loading and can be used to improve motivation for exercises for both pre/post hip and knee surgery.  This 35 minute webinar includes: Research Review: 200+ studies on walking poles on PubMed, A new study on Nordic walking and hip OA, a researched technique to achieve greater off-loading & weight bearing and sample pre/post surgery exercises with poles.

Presenter:  Susan Yungblut, PT

Webinar includes a sneak peak at Golf: Up Your Game.

Tuesday, July 24
Time:  12:00 pm ET (45 minutes)

For:  Rehabilitation Professionals

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