EVERYONE CAN BENEFIT FROM BEING MORE ACTIVE

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Exercise First

A Corrective Exercise Program can help remove some of these barriers so you can experience the full benefits of regular physical activity.

What is preventing you from being active?

 

Pain?

Illness?

Injury?

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Click on a barrier below that applies to you and learn how exercise can help you!

Chronic Pain

Arthritis & Joint Pain
Living with arthritis and joint pain? Exercise is one of the most commonly prescribed treatments for arthritis. Simple stretches can help improve your range of motion and ease the symptoms of arthritis.
Neck & Back Pain
Pain in the neck or back can arise from a variety of injuries or disorders of the spine. Sometimes subtle changes in body posture, a few pain management tools, and some key exercises that minimize muscle imbalances can help alleviate some pain.
Migraines
Migraines and headaches can be debilitating and at times are caused by muscle tension. You will learn techniques to mitigate tight muscles to reduce the severity and frequency of the migraines.
Chronic Pain
Living with pain everyday is an uphill battle that can drastically effect your quality of living. It can often lead to a sedentary lifestyle, that can put you at risk of developing other health conditions. Learn how movement can be a tool that actually helps you manage your pain.
Tendonitis
At times tendinitis can be caused by a sudden injury, however it is more common that the condition stems from repetitive movement over time. Most people develop tendinitis because their jobs or hobbies involve repetitive motions, which put stress on the tendons needed to perform the tasks. Kinesiologists can often deduce an ergonomic explanation to ongoing pain and tenderness. There is no quick fix, but with some lifestyle changes and muscle therapy often symptoms can be managed.
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Illness/Disease

Osteoporosis
Are you living with osteoporosis? Aerobic exercise may not be enough to prevent fractures. Strength and balance training are essential to maintain bone and muscle mass to prevent falls, protect the spine and slow the rate of bone loss.
Cancer
Cancer is a very personal illness that affects everyone differently. It is a journey of ups and downs that requires a lot of support from family, friends and health professionals. Therapeutic exercise is one tool that can be used to help you on your journey... before, during and after your treatments.
High Blood Pressure & Diabetes
Exercise and physical activity is the proven remedy for lowering high blood pressure. A Kinesiologist who is a regulated health professional can get you started on a program that is both safe and effective.
Diabetes
Exercise and physical activity is the proven remedy for managing blood sugar. A Registered Kinesiologist who is a regulated health professional can get you started on a program that is both safe and effective.
Stress/Anxiety
According to some studies, regular exercise works as well as medication for some people to reduce symptoms of anxiety and panic attacks, and the effects can be long lasting. One vigorous exercise session can help alleviate symptoms for hours, and a regular schedule may significantly reduce them over time.
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Injury & Surgery

Falls
Falling and injuring yourself can be debilitating and sometimes fatal as we age. Help prevent these types of injuries by participating in a specialized strength and balance program designed specifically for you.
Surgery
Have you experience surgery? Often doctors encourage patients to get up out of their beds and start walking as soon as possible post surgery. With the permission of your doctor, the right kind of exercise pre and post-surgery can accelerate your recovery rate. Therapeutic exercise can help you be strong before surgery and help you recover faster after.
Soft Tissue Injuries
Sprain or Strain? Research shows that increasing the range of motion in your joints and muscles in essential to the healing process. Kinesiologists can collaborate with other health professionals to help with the transition from rehab to more intensive exercise safely. Taking a gradual approach to recovery can greatly reduce your risk of re-injury.
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Life Stages

Hectic Work Life
Having little time to make time for exercise is a common complaint for people who are working full time and managing a home life. There are ways to develop a program that fits into your current lifestyle.
Menopause
When a woman goes through menopause their estrogen levels drop putting them at risk for developing osteoporosis. Muscle and bone loss is very common and can be offset by regular strength training. It is also a great way to rev up the metabolism for weight management.
Pregnancy
Even though women's bodies are made to carry and deliver babies, there are established exercise guidelines that should be followed to avoid injury during this time. Learn preventative and restorative treatments available to help you. The Mama's Physio is a great resource along with other health professionals. It is advised that every pregnant woman see a pelvic floor physiotherapist pre and post pregnancy, followed up by training with a Kinesiologists who collaborate and coordinate treatment.
Seniors
Stay mobile, strong and independent into the later stages of your life. Regular physical activity will enhance the quality of your life. The correct programming will help prevent falls and further injury/illness.
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