Archived Webinars

Step UP with Urban Poling
Presented by Lisa Workman

Guest Speaker: Peter Vavougios, physiotherapist

Arthritis (French)
Presenter: Peter Vavougios, physiotherapist

Guest Speakers:  Judy Boivin, Physiotherapist, Clinical Lead for Cancer Rehab (LifeMark)

Cancer Survivors and Caregivers
Guest Speaker: Sarah Weller, BAppSci (HMS), CSEP-CEP (Back on Track Fitness)

Cardiac Health
Guest Speaker:  John Sawdon, Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada

Guest Speaker: Claudia Mariano MSc, NP-PHC, CDE

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 Daniel Bechard (PhD) on new study ‘Effects of Walking Pole Technique on Knee Joint Loading’ (UWO unpublished)

How Activator Poles Improve Gait-Speed, Stride & Balance
Guest Speaker: Patrick Roscher, Chief Technical Support Engineer, ProtoKinetics Zeno Walkway Gait Analysis System

MSI & Sports Injuries
Guest Speaker: Darcy Bolton, PT

Guest Speaker: Keegan Bow, Neurological Therapist, Klint Intensive Neuro Therapies 

Guest speaker Dr. Becky Farley, PWR

Guest speaker Jasmin Joan Cameron, MSc(RHBS), BSc(OT)

Primary Health Care
Guest Speakers:  Sue Colbourne, OT & Nurse Practitioner Sarah Kis-Toth from Vancouver Island Health Authority

Speak UP with Sarah Lord
Presented by Dr. Sarah J. Lord, Ph.D. – her personal grief recovery journey

Spinal Stenosis – Post Surgery
Guest Speaker: Hilary Jebson, physiotherapist

Stroke Clients
Presenter: Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA (Gero)

Presenter: Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA (Gero)
Excerpts from experienced physiotherapists in neurology

Traumatic Spinal Injuries
Guest Speaker: Kristina Ploude, physiotherapist & Mike Stewart who sustained an L2 dislocation

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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