Kinesiology

What is Kinesiology?

Kinesiology is the science of human movement. It focuses on how the body functions and moves. A kinesiological approach applies the latest evidenced based medicine principles to preserve and enhance human movement in all settings and populations. Our kinesiologists work with individuals to enhance their health, fitness and well-being. Our kinesiologists work along side our rehabilitation practitioners to provide excellent care.

What is Exercise Therapy?

Exercise Therapy is an important component of personal training, kinesiology and our chiropractic treatment management plan. It is used in all the stages of injury to improve mobility, stability and also prevention.

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Exercise Therapy is used in the treatment of: 

  1. Sports Injuries
  2. Neck and Joint Pain
  3. Motor Vehicle Injuries
  4. Work Related Injuries
  5. Orthopaedics
  6. Pre & Post Surgical Conditions

Our Kinesiology and Exercise Therapy programs incorporate the following:

Core stability exercises are used to provide stability to the spine. This will assist you to perform exercises of the upper and lower limbs without compensatory stress to the neck, back and pelvis. We need to stabilize before we move.

Progressive exercise program to improve flexibility, stability of the joints, strength and functional activity. The focus is on starting position, type, intensity, frequency and duration.

Proprioception/Balance exercises to increase body awareness with respect to gait, stairs and activities of daily life. Progress from unstable to stable positions with specific reference to activities related to functional demands of work, recreation and sport.

 

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