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Urban Poles - Activator 2 For Balance and Rehab


Activator Poles are designed specifically to assist with rehab and long-term conditions. This unique design offers strengthening, stability and off-loading promoting active living and improved fitness, strength, balance, posture, walking tolerance & speed.

ACTIVATOR™ poles were designed for post/hip knee surgery, Parkinson’s, stroke, MS, chronic pain, cancer rehab, spinal conditions and fall prevention.


  • Button locking system for greater weight-bearing capacity – 200 lbs per pole.
  • Patent ergonomic Coregrip designed for core strengthening while reducing strain on wrist
  • Bell Shape tip for stability
  • Strapless to reduce the risk of injury
  • Anti-vibration features to minimise stress on joints
  • Adjustable to user heights to 6'4"
  • Trekking baskets
  • 3-section collapsible for travel – 25”
  • Button locking system for greater weight-bearing capacity - (90kg capacity per pole), would be suitable for people with weights up to around 150 kg.
  • Includes a user guide and online video instruction on the ACTIVATOR™ technique
  • Consult your physician or therapist if intending to use the ACTIVATOR™ poles instead of canes, crutches or a walker

Click here for information comparing Activator poles to other mobility devices

Health Benefits

The evidence based patent ACTIVATOR™ poles and technique promote active living and may improve strength, balance, posture, walking tolerance and speed and reduce impact off knee joints.

ACTIVATOR™  poles may be appropriate for the following conditions under the recommendation of a health care professional.

Hip And Knee Pre/Post Surgery

  • Reduces impact on knee and hip joints
  • Increase core strength and walking ability
  • Weight management

Parkinson’s, MS, BI, Stroke And Vestibular

  • Promotes stability and balance
  • Normalising walking pattern
  • Increases walking speed and endurance
  • Promotes increased functional independence and confidence

Post Spinal Stenosis Surgery

  • Promotes upright posture
  • Improves walking tolerance and confidence

Arthritis – OP, OA

  • Promotes upright posture
  • Improves strength and endurance
  • Takes stress off hip and knee joints
  • Supports hand and wrist joints in a neutral position

Healthy Ageing

  • Promotes good posture, stability and balance
  • Improves self-image, confidence and core strengthening
  • Reduces the risks associated with falls

Cancer Recovery

  • Improves strength, balance and flexibility
  • Manages and may reduce lymphedema

Spinal Injuries

  • Improves core strengthening and endurance
  • Improves balance and stability
  • Promotes functional walking pattern

Discuss with your Physio or OT and think about whether these Poles could be the activity you need to help you to build up your walking confidence, safety and general fitness to maintain your independence.

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