Active Living with MS
Find out why MS clients are giving accolades to the patented evidence-based ACTIVATOR Poles compared to cane use 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 speakers; Liane Carmel who has MS and neurology physiotherapist, Lisa Robert, Case Review with Gait Assessment Lab using Zeno Walkway, Activator technique developed for stability and balance and using poles for innovative seated, standing and pre-gait exercises.
Date: Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019
Presenter: Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA
Guest Speaker: Lisa Robert, physiotherapist
Audience: PT, OT, Kin, RA
To listen to the recording of this webinar, click on button below.Register – Recorded Webinar
Read how Soprano’s actress and MS advocate Jamie-Lynn Sigler uses her ACTIVATOR™ Poles; click here to read article. Photo: Self.com
Use the standard rhythm and technique, but swing both arms forward at the same time planting the boot tips slightly behind the handles. Then, keeping your arms straight, press down on the base of the handles, walk between your poles and feel your arms extend past your thighs and behind your body.
–Barb Gormley, Director of Education
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