Active Living for Orthopedic Rehabilitation - Complimentary Webinar

August 15, 2019 @ 12:00 - 12:45 pm
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ACTIVATOR® poles are an evidence based patented tool that is revolutionizing rehabilitation.  Prescribed extensively across all healthcare settings as an alternative to passive mobility devices.


Within this webinar, videos will be shown using the ACTIVATOR® Poles in a clinic/hospital setting within Canada as well as other parts of the world. 



Overview of research, 270+ independent studies
Learn how ACTIVATOR® poles can be an alternative or used in conjunction with passive devices (canes) and can delay/reduce use of walkers
ACTIVATOR® technique for improved core strength and gait outcomes
Discover new exercises on how ACTIVATOR® poles are being used in a rehab setting


Presenter:  Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA (Gero)
Date:  Aug 15, 2019 (3pm PST, 12 noon Hawaii time)
Cost:  FREE



Mandy Shintani, Canadian OT & Gerontologist


Mandy is an occupational therapist with a Master’s Degree and the founder of Urban Poling Inc. Her mission is to inspire people of all ages and stages toward active living and wellness through innovative pole designs and education.  As an avid proponent of life long fitness, she has experienced herself how Urban Poling fuels a healthy and fun lifestyle that leads into using poles with other exhilarating activities such as snowshoeing, hiking and adventure travel that she is passionate about.  As a therapist, her design of our ACTIVATOR poles was rooted in her desire to create a tool that would revolutionize mobility and rehabilitation programs.  She is considered to be one of the leading experts on this activity and was a finalist with the YWCA Women of Distinction in the category of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Mandy has presented and co-presented at numerous National and International Conferences over the past several years in Canada, the United Kingdon, and Australia.  


Diana Oliver

Co Managing Director - Urban Poling Inc



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This course is an advertisement and is not sponsored by HAPTA. HAPTA does not guarantee that the course listed is approved for CCUs by the State of Hawaii. Please contact the course sponsor or check with the Board of PT at DCCA for verification by calling (808) 586-3000.

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