What is a kinesiologist?

Published by : | October 24 2018

After finishing my studies for over 5 years, my parents still have trouble pronouncing this word! What is a kinesiologist? And what is the difference with other professionals? Imagine adding the term physiotherapist next to it!

The blog that you will read today will tell you what type of health professional I am and will try to shed light on these two beautiful professions, which when joined, represent an incredible springboard to help people who pass our door every day to regain control of their abilities.

Kinesiology is concerned with movement, both articular and muscular; which makes kinesiologists specialists in human movement. We know why and how to move. We did not just spend hours studying the anatomy, but also how the body and its anatomical components interact with the environment around them to be able to produce all kinds of movements. When these are deficient or need to be taught, the kinesiologist’s field of expertise is required. Its task is to optimize the motor skills of an individual, by improving his physical fitness. It uses physical activity in order to improve the health of it, whatever its condition, all pathologies combined.

Let’s go back to the movement. If it becomes pathological now, and therefore a source of chronic pain, this is where the kinesiotherapist comes in; we can say that he is interested in the therapeutic movement. Kinesitherapy is indeed a form of MANUAL THERAPY combining different techniques of musculoskeletal rebalancing (tissue and joint mobilizations, specific muscular stretching) and which aims at the harmony of the various muscle chains of the human body and the improvement of the functional quality of the body. locomotor system.

So, you have a health professional, specialist movement and its disturbances, able to optimize your fitness while helping you manage your chronic pain! You are not convinced yet?

 WHY CONSULT?  

  • To know how to perform your exercises effectively to ensure maximum benefits and gains but especially to have INTELLIGENT muscles, able to react effectively under stress (injuries, loss of balance, etc.);
  • Because some pains, which at first seemed innocuous, have settled down gradually and now inconvenience you on a daily basis;
  • To improve your daily posture, work and sports activities;
  • To obtain an effective and safe training plan that will take into account your entire physical and postural condition and that will allow you to reach your goals!

 

Do you know what’s better? You have one in your favorite clinic, and new training packages are now available!

Looking forward to better move with you!