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Kinesiology & Exercise Therapy

KinesiologyKinesiology uses the science of biomechanics, anatomy, physiology, psychology and neuroscience to understand human movement, performance and function. For more information on kinesiology, please visit the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists.

Blue Sky’s Kinesiology team uses the latest science-based research and assessment to assist you to rehabilitate and enhance your performance. Our kinesiologists work to build you an exercise program to strengthen your weak muscles, stretch tight muscles and joints and help you re-learn proper movement patterns to prevent and treat injuries.

Clinic Kinesiologists has an extensive referral network and a proven record of success providing exercise rehab programs to clients referred from many professions and organizations. Whatever your physical condition, concern, or current status we can help you overcome the obstacles to better health.

Blue Sky Kinesiology practices include:

  • Athletic training
  • Ergonomics
  • Injury rehabilitation
  • Kyphosis
  • Orthotics

  • Pain and chronic disease management
  • Pedorthics
  • Sports injuries such as sprains, strains, rotator cuff injuries, fractures and dislocations
  • Youth scoliosis

Active rehab

Active-RehabActive rehabilitation is a program in which exercise and education are the foundations for therapy. At Blue Sky, each training program is designed and carried out by a registered physiotherapist and Kinesiologist. On your first visit, the focus will be on completing a thorough assessment of your baseline strength and flexibility, and establishing your training goals. This will allows our Physiotherapist to design a program that is safe and effective for you. Your program can include elements of core strengthening, postural re-education, functional training, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility. Your physiotherapist or Kinesiologist will show you the core starting blocks which will be followed by an at home exercise program. On your subsequent visits, your physiotherapist and Kinesiologist will continually re-assess your program and make the necessary changes to help keep you on track and achieve your goals.

At Blue Sky Rehab Centre we are passionate about providing safe, dynamic, and functional active rehabilitation in North Vancouver. Our physiotherapists and kinesiologist continually take supplementary courses and stay up to date with the latest research in the field of exercise science. As a team a physiotherapists and a kinesiologist, are able to combine their in-depth knowledge of anatomy and biomechanics with exercise principles, to provide you with a comprehensive exercise program designed specifically to meet your goals. Also, our physiotherapists demonstrate each exercise so that you know exactly how to train at home or at your local gym.

Some of major reason for use of Active Rehab program

  • Low back pain and stiffness
  • Poor posture and body alignment
  • Cardiovascular Conditioning
  • Chronic soft tissue injuries, such as following a car accident
  • Osteoarthritis, and more

Whether you want to rehabilitate an injury, increase your performance, prevent injury, or simply maintain a healthy lifestyle, you can trust on Blue Sky Physiotherapy & Rehab Centre as a one of the best North Vancouver Physiotherapy clinics to safely and effectively get you there.

Sports Injuries

Sport-InjuriesIf you get hurt, stop playing. Continuing to play or exercise can cause more harm. At Blue Sky Rehab treatment begins with the RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation) method to relieve pain, reduce swelling, and speed healing. Other possible treatments include pain relievers, keeping the injured area from moving, rehabilitation, and sometimes surgery.

The most common sports injuries are

  • Sprains and strains
  • Knee injuries
  • Swollen muscles
  • Achilles tendon injuries
  • Pain along the shin bone
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Fractures
  • Dislocations

 

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