208-333 Broadway E, Vancouver, BC V5T 1W5 Get directions
At Back in Motion our team of physiotherapists & massage therapists are proud to offer their skills in new state of the art clinics to treat a wide range of injuries & painful conditions. more... See more text
MO4-1750E 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5N 5K4 Get directions
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I've seen a few different physiotherapists at this clinic, and they were all amazing! Extremely helpful and knowledgeable! Especially the owner, Edson!!! He always provides the best treatments - even did manual therapy on a few occasions! They also work very convenient hours and were very accommodating in working out appointments that worked with my schedule, even if it meant staying late. Overall - a clinic with a heart! I will definitely be back again and recommend this clinic to everyone! Thanks again Eastside Physiothrtapy! :) Read more
702-1190 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2K5 Get directions
The skilled staff at Burrard Physiotherapy and Workshape are dedicated to helping people reach their full potential. We believe that everyone deserves the best possible rehabilitat... more... See more text
303-1166 Alberni St, Vancouver, BC V6E 3Z3 Get directions
Specialties at our downtown Vancouver physiotherapy clinic include orthopaedics, repetitive strain injuries, ergonomics, and sports injury management. In all instances, the goal is... more... See more text
Love the new location! I enjoy going for my appointments. Great environment Read more
3303 4th Ave W, Vancouver, BC V6R 1N6 Get directions
At PhysioWorks, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality of integrated physiotherapy, massage therapy, and active rehabilitation services in Vancouver.Through personalized... more... See more text
I have been in and out of Physio Therapists offices for years and each one would give me more of the same exercises and...blah, blah, blah. Jessie gave me the most accurate and detailed description of my problems and designed an exercise program especially for me! It was simple and easy-to-follow, plus I asked her for a few simple ideas for exercises I can do at my desk, and she happily obliged! Excellent treatments and a routine that was easily adaptible into my everyday life. Read more
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1394 Main St, North Vancouver, BC V7J 1C6 Get directions
At Legacies Health Centre, we are an integrated team of healthcare professionals licensed through the Ministry of Health and regulated by our Governing Colleges. Our complementary ... more... See more text
702-1150 Marine Dr, North Vancouver, BC V7P 1S8 Get directions
Total Therapy Rehabilitation and Wellness Centre - North Vancouver is the premiere multidisciplinary health and wellness centre on the North Shore. Located near Capilano Mall and w... more... See more text
4162 Dawson St, Burnaby, BC V5C 0A4 Get directions
Total Therapy Rehabilitation and Wellness Centre - North Burnaby is the first multidisciplinary rehabilitation and wellness centre of its kind in the Lower Mainland. Opened in 2006... more... See more text
206-1200 Lynn Valley Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7J 2A2 Get directions
Lynn Valley Orthopaedic and Sports Physiotherapy was founded to bring hands-on therapy and rehabilitative exercise programs closer together for the benefit of patients. To this end... more... See more text
4665 Central Blvd, Burnaby, BC V5H 4J5 Get directions
Total Therapy Rehabilitation and Wellness Centre - Metrotown is the premiere multidisciplinary health and wellness centre in the Metrotown area. Located conveniently beside the Met... more... See more text
6536 Hastings St, Burnaby, BC V5B 1S2 Get directions
Hastings St & Kensington Ave
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Kinesiologist Vancouver BC

Several health professionals use natural movement to treat different conditions such as muscle pain, physical rehabilitation, or stress and depression. Among the different specialists – such as, kinesiologists, physiotherapists, etc. - which is the most appropriate for your needs? Here is some useful information to help you choose.

Difference Between a Vancouver BC Kinesiologist and a Physiotherapist

There is often confusion when defining the specific tasks of kinesiologists and physiotherapists. Most people group them together and assume they do the same job. However, they are both very distinct disciplines, and use completely unique treatments.


Physiotherapy is treatment by movement, and includes rehabilitation of the body. It acts at the muscular and articular level, and its goal is to correct movement and posture, as well as improve mobility and muscle quality following pains, illnesses, or surgery via stimulation, massages, and exercise.


Vancouver BC Kinesiologists are health professionals who use movement for prevention purposes, treatment, and performance. They are primarily interested in physical activity, and make sure training programs are adapted to an individual’s specific condition. Kinesiologists can extend their expertise in several domains such as ergonomics and athletic performance, as well as the psychological side of the start of a physical activity. A kinesiologist can also help you recover from stress or depression.

Before seeing a kinesiologist, or visiting to a kinesiology clinic, don’t hesitate to call or meet the therapist beforehand to see if you feel comfortable with them, as well as to ask questions about the sessions. They’ll accompany you in your physical activity, and it’s important that you feel comfortable with them.

Several associations and federations exist in Quebec to confirm the legitimacy of kinesiologists, such as the Fédération des Kinésiologues du Québec.

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