"A kinesiologist is a regulated health professional that treats and prevents injury, disease and improves health and wellness. Kinesiologists address the physiological and mechanical systems of the body. Cascade Health Centers" Kinesiologist services may include, strength and conditioning, sport psychology, rehabilitation, and sport fitness.
The goal for a kinesiologist is to help you have a more functional and pain-free life. Choose our kinesiologist if you have a condition, injury, or disability you need help dealing with as they can help you improve your fitness and mobility.
What is the difference between Kinesiologist and a Physiotherapist?
A physiotherapist is a health professional that focuses on a more overall approach to healthcare. They are dedicated to getting people to maximize their ability to move and function well throughout life.
The main objective for a physiotherapist is to restore function and decrease pain from an injury. A physiotherapist can help with chronic pain and diagnose any issues you might be having. You should choose a physiotherapist if you have pain that changes the way you function on a day-to-day basis.
There are a few main differences between a kinesiologist and a physiotherapist and these are:
A physiotherapist uses more passive techniques (example: needlework).
A kinesiologist will typically spend more time with their clients.
While a kinesiologist is trained in passive techniques, they will use more active exercise rehab and fitness programming."