Kinesiology / Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology at North 49 Physical Therapy
The benefits of active one-on-one therapy are well known across the healthcare industry, and many health care providers are collaborating with kinesiologists to provide the best outcomes for their patients.
- Improve strength, flexibility, balance and endurance
- Chronic disease management (control blood sugars, reduce cholesterol, etc)
- Decrease pain, improve mood and overall well-being
You can get one-on-one training from a certified kinesiologist at North 49 Physical Therapy. We will review of specific goals (short & long term), and develop a plan together to help you reach them.
*Tamara Smith, our in-house Kinesiologist and Exercise Therapist, is Bone Fit™ certified. Click HERE to visit their website and find out more about Bone Fit™.
If you have questions about what your Kinesiology/Exercise Therapy program would entail, please call us at 306-343-7776.
What to expect at your Kinesiology session-Kinesiology Initial Assessment (1 hour) includes:
- One-on-one training from a certified kinesiologist.
- Review of specific goals (short & long term), create plan to reach goals.
- Baseline testing may include (strength, flexibility, range of motion, BMI).
- Education of the principles of exercise (aerobic, stretching & strengthening).
- Program design and/or exercise prescription.
Follow-up appointments (1/2 hour) may be recommended for further education, exercise instruction and progressions.
Kinesiology services are covered by most “Wellness Spending Accounts”.
Specific Kinesiology Areas of Focus
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Pulmonary Disease
- Osteopenia & Osteoporosis
- Osteoarthritis & Rheumatoid arthritis
- Depression & Anxiety
- Weight management
- Musculoskeletal injuries
- Post-joint replacement
- Neurological conditions (Stroke, Parkinsons,MS)
- Return to activity after cancer treatments
- Ergonomics, Body mechanics & Posture
- Balance, Coordination, Strength, & Flexibility
What is Kinesiology?
Kinesiology is the study of human movement and its components (anatomical, physiological, neurological, biochemical, biomechanical, neuromotor, psychological) in interaction with the environment. The term comes from the Greek work “kinesis” which means “to move”.*
What is a Kinesiologist?
Kinesiologists are a leading health care professional that apply exercise and movement science to promote health and wellbeing. They prevent, manage and rehabilitate injuries; treat illness and chronic disease; restore function, and optimize human performance in the workplace, clinical settings, sport and fitness.*
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