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.
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.
Last year we sent out postcards to doctors in West Vancouver and North Vancouver with the headline Exercise is Medicine with the goal of encouraging doctors to prescribe kinesiology. A couple of doctors called us to us find out more and agreed. In 2014, we followed up with another postcard campaign to Prescribe Kinesiology. We have also […]