THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ACTIVE REHABILITATION

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Active rehab is a program designed to address injuries and help the patient to regain their physical strength as it was before the injury. Active rehab includes the initial assessment which includes checking posture, core stability, muscle balancing, and functional movement.

Then the Kinesiologist will plan a custom corrective treatment or exercise program to focus on the specific issues. The therapist will also monitor your progress during the workout to ensure that you’re using the correct form and protocol.

BENEFITS OF ACTIVE REHAB

  • Improving motion, balance, flexibility, and mobility
  • Avoiding medical drugs and surgery
  • Faster recovery after accident, surgery, disease, or medical condition
  • Reduce pain and build strength
  • Improved metabolism and promotes healing
  • Preventing disability and injury
  • Enhance overall performance and fitness
  • Train patients to attain patient mobility aims
  • Decreased muscle scar tissue
  • Compact risk of falls and future injuries
  • Improvement in the functioning of heart and lung
  • Augmented bone density
  • Improved energy and endurance
  • Increased self-confidence and independence

PHYSIOTHERAPY VS KINESIOLOGY

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The main difference between Kinesiology and other physiotherapy treatment is that kinesiology involves a patient’s active involvement to improve overall movement and fitness into consideration. However, physiotherapy is a treatment where the major focus will be on recovery from injury and accidents.

FOCUS:

Kinesiology is a treatment that not just focuses on only one part but ensures to focus on the entire body. However, the physiotherapist has their focus on either one or two parts or just targeting the injured area.

PRACTICE:

Kinesiologists render services in clinics, hospitals, gyms, or wherever the focus is on overall fitness and long-term health. Physiotherapists practice in private clinics, hospitals, or even home.

TREATMENT:

Kinesiology provide personalized services for assisting the clients to achieve the desired goals. Physiotherapist provides medical assistance focusing on the injuries and helps to restore patients’ health and movement.

SESSION TIMING:

The sessions of the Kinesiologist are one on one which lasts for approximately 60 minutes. Whereas Physiotherapists can be one on one or could be in a group as well that might last for 30 minutes.

ROLE OF ACTIVE REHAB SPECIALIST OR KINESIOLOGIST

The Active Rehab specialist is a qualified and well-experienced healthcare professional. They are educated and licensed by the Association of Kinesiologists in their province. They are also called Kinesiologists and are experts in improving the mobility of the whole body.

In your initial visit, the Active rehab specialist will discuss injuries, discuss your medical history, and desired outcomes with clients. Then an initial assessment will be conducted. After that, the specialist will create a custom treatment plan. The active rehab therapy itself includes different therapy options like pool therapy, exercise therapy, fitness training, and many more.

Active rehab sessions will take effort and dedication from the patient in order to make progress. The result might not be noticed instantly but they can be permanent.

GET YOUR ACTIVE REHABILITATION NOW

So now you have a brief understanding of what active rehabilitation is and how the treatment differs from physiotherapy. At MJphysio we have well experienced Kinesiologists to provide personalized treatment. We serve Active rehabilitation in Vancouver, Surrey, and Fleetwood clinics.

BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT TODAY AND TAKE INITIATIVE TOWARDS YOUR BETTER QUALITY OF LIFE.

Krishna Jeeja
CEO MJ PHYSIO

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