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Rehab Recovery research for walking with poles

Due to over-use, under-use, miss-use or aging many North America’s suffer from a long list of physical/health challenges & diseases.
It’s a scientific fact that Exercise is at the top of the list to help prevent & sometimes even help cure many some many different health challenges.

See all the research done showing how simply Walking with Poles has not only helped many people with different health challenges through the rehabilitation process but they have also helped them to be more comfortable & improved their results.

5 Rehab Recovery Research Categories Below

Breast Cancer Rehabilitation using Walking Poles Research

Walking Poles Prove to be Effective For Breast Cancer Survivors Due to Shoulder Motion Exercise Using walking poles for Breast Cancer Rehabilitation research Many breast cancer survivors suffer from impaired muscular endurance of the upper body following treatment. Shoulder impairment, which makes seemingly simple tasks such as pulling an object off of a shelf or reaching overhead… [Continue Reading]
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Lisa K. Sprod, MS, Scott N. Drum, MS, Ann T. Bentz, PhD, Susan D. Carter, MD, and Carole M. Schneider, PhD at the University of Northern Colorado
The Effects of Walking Poles on Shoulder Function in Breast Cancer Survivors
Integrative Cancer Therapies, Vol. 4, No. 4, 287-293 (2005)

Neck and Shoulder Pain using Walking Poles Research

Study Finds Signicant Improvement To Neck & Shoulder Pain After 12 Weeks of Walking Poles Exercise Using walking poles for Neck and Shoulder Pain research The Finnish Helsinki Polytechnic's Faculty of Health Care studied the impact of regular participation in Nordic walking in spring 1999. They studied women working mainly with PCs and their symptoms in the neck and shoulder area and the… [Continue Reading]
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Anttila et al. 1999

Parkinson's Disease using Walking Poles Research

Research on Parkinson’s Disease and Pole Walking Exercise Using walking poles for Parkinson's Disease research In a study by Baatile et al. (2000), sixteen 72-year old veteran males with Parkinson’s  Disease carried out an 8 week-training programme three times weekly for 60 minutes per session. The researchers concluded that a regular… [Continue Reading]
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Baatile et al. 2000
Journal of Vascular Surgery

Reducing Stress on Knees using Walking Poles Research

Pole Walking Decreases the Amount of Force Imposed Upon the Foot in Subjects with Knee Problems Using walking poles for Reducing Stress on Knees research “From the data analysis, it was concluded that:(a) the telescope-style running poles altered the lower-extremity running kinetics by decreasing the knee flexion during the swing phase and increasing the maximum hip hyperextension,… [Continue Reading]
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Young-Hoo Kwon, Lori R. Bolt, and Jackun Shim
Mechanics of Pole Running in Subjects with Chronic Knee Problems
Ball State University, Muncie, Indianna, USA

Steadman-Hawkins Clinics advise cross-training to maintain flexibility and a good range of motion Using walking poles for Reducing Stress on Knees research Dr. Richard Steadman of Colorado's renowned Steadman-Hawkins Clinics advises cross-training to maintain flexibility and a good range of motion as well as strength in order to stabilize the knee joint.Biking, working out on an… [Continue Reading]
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Dr. Richard Steadman in an article from the Denver Post, June 16, 2008
How to Give Your Knees More Legs
Steadman-Hawkins Clinic, Vail, CO

I am 55 yrs. old & have a steel plate in my knee which has resulted in lower back problems. Walking as an exercise was not an option for me.…

[+] View this testimonial Paulette - Age 55
Westbank, BC - Canada