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.
• One-hour online course
Instructor: Cathy McNorgan, physiotherapist
Other Webinars Available Upon Request (min. 12 participants):
• Cancer rehab
• Mental health
• Cardiac rehab
• Post hip and knee surgery.
Contact us for more information.
Poles assist in maintaining proper posture but at times you may find yourself leaning forward. Remember to keep your spine erect, tummy tucked in, eyes forward, chin tucked and shoulders relaxed. And just one more thing to remember, have fun with it!
–Barb Gormley, Director of Education
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