Urban Poling

Our Occupational Therapists and Rehab Assistants/Kinesiologists are certified in Urban Poling for rehabilitation and fitness.

The Activator Poles are revolutionizing fitness and rehabilitation for individuals with chronic conditions, those recovering from injuries as well as older adults who require more stability and balance when walking. Designed by a Canadian therapist, there are 8 unique features to increase stability and effectiveness.

Walking with the Activator poles also reduces impact on your knee joints, improves core strengthening, improves posture and helps to promote a functional gait pattern.There are over 58 research studies on the benefits of walking poles.

Benefits from Walking with the Activator:

– Effective gait retraining tool for the purpose of rehabilitation.

– Exercises the upper body as well as the legs.

– Improves posture.

– Reduces stress on hips and knee joints.

– Increases stability and balance.

– Increases cardiovascular and calorie expenditure compared to regular walking.

– Eases hill climbing and allows user to walk for longer distances with greater speed.




Source: Urban Poling Inc.




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