⭐️ Nikita is currently accepting new ICBC patients for Kinesiology ⭐️
Please note direct billing to private insurance plans for kinesiology is not available in British Columbia.
What is Kinesiology?
Kinesiologists are human movement specialists who provide exercise and lifestyle-based services to enhance your health. We also work as interdisciplinary team members with health professionals from other disciplines to ensure you receive integrated best-practice care for safe and effective treatment.
We are trained in a variety of areas including:
- Injury assessment and rehabilitation
o We provide functional assessment and treatment services for those suffering from physical injuries sustained at work, automobile collisions, sports, and other life activities.
- Health and fitness
o We provide health and wellness programs for all age groups.
- Exercise therapy
o We provide exercise and lifestyle-based services to enhance the lives of those suffering from chronic diseases.
- Disability/case/health and safety management
o We provide services to facilitate a safe return to work and improve other activities of daily living.
Some objectives a Kinesiologist can help you achieve include:
- Injury prevention
- Active injury rehabilitation
- Physical preparedness (whether for sport or activities of daily life)
- Sport performance
- Postural education
- Core and balance training
- Strength and conditioning
- Chronic disease management
- Mental health and exercise
What to expect during a Kinesiology assessment and treatment?
On your first visit you can expect a thorough assessment of your chief complaint including functional movement testing, strength testing, and assessing range of motion. The kinesiologist will obtain a full history related to your issue including past injuries and current health conditions, while working to identify your goals and outline a treatment plan specifically tailored to your needs. Each session will include a supervised exercise program to target your chief complaint. Whether you are looking for a gym or home-based program, with or without weights, we can help you create a safe and effective program to achieve your goals.
What should I wear?
It is best to wear loose, breathable clothing and shoes where you will be able to complete a range of exercises in a comfortable manner.
Need more information?
For more information regarding Kinesiology, please visit the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists (www.bcak.bc.ca) or the Canadian Kinesiology Alliance (www.cka.ca).
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