Pre & Post Hip/Knee Surgery Rehab Webinar

Activator PolesLearn why hospitals and clinics recommend ACTIVATOR Poles for improving core strength, posture & walking tolerance for pre and post hip and knee surgery.  The ACTIVATOR poles & technique were co-designed by a therapist specifically for improving safety and stability and are also being used for pre/post hip and knee surgery exercises.  This 45 minute webinar includes: Research (over 140 studies – PubMed), ACTIVATOR technique to achieve greater off-loading and sample exercises.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Daniel Bechard (PhD) on new study ‘Effects of Walking Pole Technique on Knee Joint Loading’ (UWO unpublished)

Presenter: Mandy Shintani
For:  Rehabilitation Professionals

Previously recorded webinar Webinar Service Info

I immediately understood the benefits of the ACTIVATOR poles as an alternative to canes, crutches and even walkers. The poles encourage an upright and symmetrical posture, rather than the forward lean of a walker or an asymmetrical lean from one cane.  There is also an immediate reduction in lower extremity pain when weight bearing as well as improved balance and walking confidence”. Click here to read full article.
Dolores Langford, physiotherapist

The information in this publication/presentation is not intended to replace existing rehabilitation programs. The testimonials are those of independent therapists and are not a guarantee of results. The consumer should not rely solely on this publication but should also consult their physician or therapist. Urban Poling Inc. and its employees and representatives do not accept any liability for the information contained in this publication or any damages.

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