Kinesiologist new westminster

What Is Kinesiology And What Does It Do?

Kinesiologist new westminster

Kinesiology is the study of the mechanics of body movements and kinesiologists are therapists who are musculoskeletal and biomechanical health professionals. [1]

Perhaps the most important role they play is to reduce the chance the likelihood of injuries occurring in the future as well as care for post injury and surgery.

Kinesiologists also help restore ranges of motion, reduce pain and strengthen body functions.  The most common method they use is active rehabilitation.  Active rehabilitation is a kinesiology-directed exercise-based approach to injury recovery and prevention.  A kinesiologist can help individuals with injury, disability, or medical condition(s) reach their health and fitness goals in a safe and progressive manner. [2]

This method is safe and effective and is mostly used for MVAa (motor vehicle accidents).

They can also Acquatic Therapy which refers to water-based treatments or exercises of therapeutic intent, in particular for relaxation, fitness, and physical rehabilitation.  Treatments and exercises are performed while floating, partially submerged, or fully submerged in water. [3]

Mountainview Health and Wellness has a number of excellent registered Kinesiologists who can perform all these and help you recover from injury or reduce pain.  Please call us at 604-544-5062 to book your appointment.