The way your body moves affects everything you do.
Whether you are ready for active treatment after an injury, have ongoing dysfunction or pain, or are just looking to improve your overall strength, a kinesiologist can help.
A kinesiologist can help you if you have:
- Arthritis and joint pain
- Weakness and loss of function
- Muscle pain
Kinesiologists are human movement specialists who believe it is your right to enjoy movement to its full potential.
Kinesiology is a form of therapy that uses muscle monitoring (biofeedback) to look at imbalances that may be causing disease or dysfunction in the body. They work with people of all ages and physical abilities.
Kinesiologists are experts in how the body moves and play an important role in prevention and treatment of injuries. They use science-based physical activity treatments to treat challenging or painful movement in the body. Their techniques include education and exercise-based therapy.
Kinesiologists frequently work alongside other healthcare professionals to create a bridge between restorative therapy and a healthy, active lifestyle. Your kinesiologist will encourage you to take an active role in understanding where you are, where you want to be and the steps you can take to get there.
Kinesiologists can help:
- Speed up recovery after an injury
- Pain relief
- Increase range of motion
- Prevent injury
- Improve fitness, mental health and wellbeing
- Improve posture and imbalances
- Build core strength
- Balance training
- Strength and conditioning
- Chronic disease management
About 1 hour
During this time your kinesiologist will:
- Listen to your concerns and health history
- Do an in-depth assessment of your injury or pain
- Consider your body as a whole to determine the nature and cause of your pain or injury
- Discuss their findings with you and answer your questions
- Propose an exercise-based therapy plan
In most cases your kinesiologist will:
- Provide education and exercise-based therapy
- Suggest a home exercise program
Your kinesiologist will discuss your progress, answer your questions, provide treatment and follow-up on your home care program and adjust if necessary.
We take an empathetic approach to your care and always provide the most up-to-date information and resources. We want to help you on your journey to recovery.
Not sure where to start? Call 250-475-1522, ext 1. and our patient care coordinators will help.