Better Balance with ACTIVATOR Poles, Level 2

This online practical course is designed for physiotherapists and kinesiologists who are looking for a new tool to improve balance skills for clients with Parkinson’s, vestibular conditions, CVA, ABI and less-active older adults; or for operating fall prevention programs.

The course provides over 15 specific exercises and tips for how to use ACTIVATOR poles for exercises to address six components affecting balance: flexibility; strength and endurance; centre-of-gravity control training; multisensory training; postural strategy training and gait pattern enhancement; and variation training.

Prerequisite: Urban Poling ACTIVATOR Course, Level 1; or Urban Poling ACTIVATOR Fall Prevention Course, Level 1.

Designed for: Rehab professionals including PT, OT, RA, kinesiologists and exercise therapists.

Course includes:

• One-hour online course
• Handouts
Instructor: Cathy McNorgan, physiotherapist
Cost: 29.99

Other Webinars Available Upon Request (min. 12 participants):
• Cancer rehab
• Mental health
• Cardiac rehab
• Diabetes
• Post hip and knee surgery.

Contact us for more information.

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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.
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