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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. 

Kinesiology Week

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.
Does Your Doctor Know You See a Kinesiologist?
Does your doctor know you are seeing a kinesiologist? Don’t let it be a secret!  Doctors in BC are now[...]
How to Speed Up Hip Replacement Recovery Time
Are you feeling frustrated while waiting six months or more for hip replacement surgery? Even though your Doctor will recommend Physiotherapy to recover post-surgery, there is something you can do today. Taking part in a Kinesiologist-led exercise program will speed up hip recovery time.
What Are the Differences between Personal Trainers and Kinesiologists?
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.
Why Get Kinesiologists to Fill Exercise Prescriptions
When patients are told by their family physician to be more active, they often don't have the first clue of where to go or how to start. Kinesiologists provide guidance to fill their prescription based on their health history, lifestyle and goals.

Fall Prevention Month

3 Ways to Improve Balance and Prevent Falls
Staying balanced means staying rooted on our feet. Previously, we've written about why our balance changes as we age, we now[...]
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.

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