A specific pole walking rehabilitation and falls prevention programme using strapless poles for balance and stability. WALX provides training for Physiotherapists, OT's and movement specialists to tailor pole walking for their patients. To help keep people on their feet we also provide signposting into the local Wellness WALX where our specialist coaches will provide regular, sociable WALX at the right level.
Initially we worked to develop a project for the Integrated Falls service in 2014 but this soon expanded into other Departments and to date we have trained circa 40 physios to use poles within the neuro, mental health and community outreach programmes. The focus is on empowering patients to lead their peers too. We have
Mary Burton provides both on line and outdoor walking and smovey based classes for those with Parkinson’s disease and neurological conditions in conjunction with her NHS role just outside Bristol Mary has also joined the WALX HQ team to deliver via our National portal where over 25 on line Exercise sessions delivered by our experts […]Read More
This group attend a weekly workout session with the WALX Ver valley group who operate in and around St Albans, Harpenden and Redbourn in Hertfordshire. The Instructor Sharon Walsh aims to grow the sessions in the future. “The feedback from those members of our group who have tried Nordic Walking has been very positive. Not […]Read More