What is Kinesiology?
Similar to biology, which is the study of life, kinesiology is known as the study of movement. Kinesiologists research In the health field, kinesiologists have a reputation of being the “human movement professionals” this is because kinesiologists have a heightened understanding of the mechanics of the human body with regards to simple to complex movements and understand why people move the way they do. Kinesiologists use their knowledge to help their patients improve function, health, and quality of life in general. Kinesiologists can work in a one on one scenario or in a group scenario. A kinesiologists main goal would be to promote workplace safety as well as everyday safety by educating individuals with the required precautions, leading to prevention of chronic diseases and injuries.
What Conditions do Kinesiologists Treat?
- Coronary Heart Disease.
- Cut Down the Risk of Heart Attacks.
- Cut Down the Risk of Some Cancers.
- Incorrect Form for Simple or Complex Activities.
- Musculoskeletal Pain (Back, Neck, Knee).
- Chronic Pain (Arthritis, Fibromyalgia).
- Work Performance (Concentration, Productivity).
- Sport Performance (Training, Recovery, Competition).
How Can Kinesiology Help You?
Kinesiologists will utilize many assessments to screen for deficiencies in movements or incorrect form. Assessments include, but are not limited to:
- Musculoskeletal Assessment.
- Evaluating Posture.
- Functional Ability Evaluation.
- Transferable Skills Analysis.
- Gait Assessment.
These assessments will allow a kinesiologists to figure out the problems a patient has or a problem with the environment they are in. With this information, they can make a program for the individual to improve their quality of life or make adjustments to the environment to indirectly improve the patient’s quality of life.
What Kinesiology Treatments are There?
After all the assessments have been done, a program can be tailored to the patient’s needs. These programs are highly specific due to every patient having their unique environment, lifestyle and body. That being said, kinesiology treatments can be paired with other therapies such as physiotherapy and massage therapy in order to quicken the healing process. If you have any inquiries as to how to which therapy kinesiology should be paired with, our health professionals would be more than happy to answer any questions in order to ensure your well-being.
Kinesiology at MyHealth Care Centre
As technology is becoming more advanced, life expectancy has begun to rise. Kinesiologists hold the ability to enhance patient’s feeling of well-being, whether it be for the elderly, the middle aged, or even the youth. It is extremely important to prevent injuries, and diseases in order to enhance the quality of life.
Kinesiologists at MyHealth Care Centre are extremely skilled and embrace the motto of prevention, rehabilitation and performance, in which kinesiology can be applied to all these disciplines. Our kinesiologists are highly diverse as their knowledge is highly flexible and can address individuals who are seeking to alleviate musculoskeletal pain, chronic pain, improve work performance and sport performance. Whatever your needs are, our kinesiologists are more than capable of helping you achieve your goals.We can help you achieve better health.
At MyHealth Care Centre, our most important goal is to allow individuals to live life pain free and have a good sense of control over their health. This in addition to the advanced techniques MyHealth Care Centre has to offer will allow patients to maximize their quality of life as well as allow them to experience life to their fullest.
We invite you to discover kinesiology at our Mississauga kinesiology clinics.