Minimizing Risk of Falls with ACTIVATOR™ Poles

Join us for an in-depth review of the ACTIVATOR™ poles as they relate to minimizing factors associated with risk of falls. From their innovative design & patented Ergonomic Coregrip handles, the ACTIVATOR™ poles have been used to improve core strengthening, posture, walking tolerance and normalize gait patterns for clients. This webinar includes: Research Review on factors related to fall prevention, an overview of the ACTIVATOR™ Technique and lastly a look into the results of a newly published study out of Ste-Anne’s hospital, Montreal with individuals 80 years+ before and after a 12-week Nordic walking program with ACTIVATOR™ poles from co-author Liz Ferland

When: October 25th 2018
Speakers: Susan Yungblut & Liz Ferland
Time: 12:00-1:00pm EST

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Going uphill

Keep your poles more upright and in front of you. Lean forward slightly, and use the poles to help push you up the hill. If necessary, bend your elbows, but remember to transition back to the straight arm technique at the top of the hill
Barb Gormley, Director of Education

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