Health and Rehabilitation Tips
We've put together a few groups of blog posts for you to explore. In November we are celebrating Kinesiology week Nov 22-28th and fall prevention month.
3 Ways Kinesiologists Help Relieve Chronic Pain with Exercise
Chronic pain is a complex process that has lasted more than 6 months and this is after tissues involved in the original injury or surgery have healed. Kinesiologists help relieve chronic pain with exercise therapy.
9 Steps to Help You Overcome a Shoulder Injury
Approximately 80% of the world's population will have a shoulder injury at some time in their lives; in some sports that number is a staggering 100%! Those who've had shoulder pain in the past will most likely have it reoccur. Proper shoulder injury rehab is part of preventing a recurrence.
Accelerate Hip Replacement Rehab with Pre-Surgery Exercise
Doctors often recommend a hip replacement rehab program for after surgery, but have you considered participating in one before? A pre-surgery hip replacement program can speed up your recovery, reduce your risk of needing inpatient physiotherapy and minimize muscle and strength losses.
What is the Difference between a Personal Trainer and a Kinesiologist?
The difference between a personal trainer and a kinesiologist is more than just what we choose to call ourselves. The main differences are our scope of practice, base education and the types of clients we can design exercise programs for.
Fall Prevention Month
5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Painful Osteoporosis Fractures
According to Osteoporosis Canada, fractures from osteoporosis are more common than heart attack, stroke and breast cancer combined. Popular belief is that women are primary sufferers of osteoporosis, however both men and women, of all ages, are susceptible. Over a period of time bone becomes thin and porous, which exponentially increases the risk of fracture.
How to Walk Safely on Snow to Avoid Serious Injuries
Slips and falls on the ice are a serious concern for the elderly as well as people with chronic medical conditions. Their fear is that falling while walking on the snow could make their condition worse or result in a debilitating injury like a hip fracture.