Another one of the ‘Big 3’ Core Exercises!

If you read our last post, you know that “super stiffness” is a concept put forward by Dr. Stuart McGill (world renowned spine expert) that encourages a strong Mid-Section. From Power lifters to new moms, the Big 3 exercises are what Dr. Stuart McGill highly encourages to avoiding injury, for proper mechanics, re-training faulty habits that naturally develop, and to allow you to keep your back strong no matter what activities your doing.  Give the …

4 Progressions to one of the ‘Big 3’ Core Exercises

Core strengthening exercises have definitely evolved from 20 years ago. Gone are the days where lying down leg raises and sit ups are the best core exercises. Dr. Stuart McGill the world renowned Professor of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo is one of the World’s experts on spine biomechanics. From his years of research and clinical experience working with 1000’s of everyday people, he has put together the “BIG 3.” The top 3 exercises …

How to get coverage for our services?

How to Get Coverage for Kinesiology Services There are a few options, though honestly speaking, waiting for coverage for your health services – is like waiting to buy a cell phone to see if the company you work for will cover it. You likely will need it anyway, and won’t ever question NOT having one because of the price. (I just bough a new phone and it was over $1200. Didn’t even question it, because, well…. …

Myths About Kinesiologists!

Myth # 1 First of all – KINESI-WHO, what are Kinesiologists? Kinesiology is a 4-year university degree program to learn ALL about the body mechanics (AKA Physics!), all the bones, their joints, the muscles. For ex: MUSCLES:  The bicep muscle starts from the end of the shoulder blade and inserts into the elbow. Except when we learn it, it was the (long head) bicep brachii muscle (different that the bicep brachialis – short head) originates …

How Joint Health Affects our Lives (Part 1 of 2 video)

Our team of Kinesiologists would like to share with you, the affect that your Joint Health has on your entire life In lieu of Kinesiology Week (Nov 12-18 2018) we’ve put ALL the hours of constant fitness and rehabilitation education we do as a team…into an 8 MINUTE VIDEO. We’ve aimed to simplify as much as possible so it is interesting for YOU and hopefully very informative! We hope to shine light on some topics …

Can you get Kinesiology sessions covered by Extended Health?

The British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists has been working with the Canadian Kinesiology Association to add Kinesiologist services on BC Extended Health Plans. We are happy to note, more and more extended health plans are including Kinesiologist services on their coverage, just as they do Physiotherapy, Chiropractic, and Registered Massage Therapy. There are various plans on the following companies that do include Kinesiology services coverage. Pacific Blue Cross, Desjardins, Great West Life, Manulife Check your extended …