A Certified Athletic Therapist - CAT(C) is a health care practitioner skilled in the prevention, identification, intervention, management and treatment of emergency, acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions and injuries to the physically active sustained either at work or through involvement in recreational or sporting activities. An Athletic Therapist optimizes the ability of professional, amateur and recreational athletes to perform at their best through sport specific training, injury prevention and rehabilitation for rapid return to work or play. An Athletic Therapist also understands and works in occupational and industrial settings to enhance the health and performance of individuals in the work force.
Physiotherapy is a widely accepted allied health care profession for the treatment of a broad range of health problems. Physiotherapy is recommended for the treatment of injuries involving muscles, joints, bones and other soft tissues, as well as in cases of circulatory, respiratory and neurological conditions, illness and desease. Physiotherapy is also highly recommended for victims of work related accidents and motor vehicle accidents. At Kinatex Sports Physio our physiotherapists are all members of the Ordre Professionnel de la Physiotherapie du Quebec and are university graduates. Physiotherapy is for a clientele of all ages and all levels of physical activity. Several services and expertise are offered in physiotherapy such as pelvic floor rehabilitation, pediatric physiotherapy, temporomandibular (TMJ/jaw) physiotherapy, vestibuar rehabilitation, oncology rehabilitation and more. Kinatex Sports Physio is a multidisciplinary rehabilitation center and our team has advanced expertise through numerous postgraduate courses to offer you a personalized, friendly, innovative and efficient rehabilitation experience.
Pilates is a training technique whose basic principles are postural alignment, strengthening of the 'core' (deep back muscles, abdominals and pelvic floor), control and coordination of movement with the breathing and elongation and mobilization of the spine. Through a variety of exercises, the follower learns to isolate certain parts of his body to strengthen or lengthen specific muscle groups in order to balance the muscles. It is a deep training, in finesse and body awareness. The practice is done on specialized equipment such as the Reformer, the Cadillac or the chair, or simply on the ground with or without accessories, such as balloons, rubber bands and rollers. Thus, this method becomes versatile and accessible to all. Pilates is a gentle method, which can be used as a regular physical activity, or as an adjunct to another sport, or in rehabilitation, following an injury. At Kinatex Sports Physio, certified instructors offer personalized private lessons as well as group classes to maintain a workout routine. Recommended for: - Fitness; - Balance / diversify a one-dimensional training; - Develop a toned and lengthened musculature; - Strengthen the deep abdominals; - Optimize the breathing and its coordination with the movement; - Promote the healing of wounds; - Relieve lumbar and cervical pain.
Osteopathy is a therapeutic treatment method based on a whole body approach. This whole body approach focuses on using hands-on manual therapy techniques that aim to regulate and balance the nervous, circulatory and lymphatic systems, while strengthening the musculoskeletal system. The treatment objectives are to provide overall body health and well-being, by improving motion, correcting altered biomechanics and balancing systemic function. Here is a list of examples of problems treated in osteopathy. - Digestive problems - Problems related to the menstrual cycle - Stress, anxiety, insomnia - Pediatric conditions: congenital torticollis, difficulty in suckling, moodiness, difficulty sleeping and regurgitation.
Massage Therapy is one of the oldest forms of therapeutic treatments as it dates back several centuries. The benefits of massage therapy are many and can help people with a variety of ailments, injuries and illnesses. Seen by many as a relaxation tool to relieve stress, it is also an integral part of most rehabilitation programs for the treatment of chronic conditions, low back pain, swelling and much more. Many specific expertises are offered to meet your needs: -Swedish Therapeutic Massage -Masso-kinesitherapy -Sports Massage -Integrated Fasciatherapy -Deep Tissue -Lomi Lomi -Biocorporeal -Periarticular Work -Myofascial Stretching -Shiatsu - Pregnancy massage. Our massage therapists will establish a personalized treatment program according to your specific objectives.