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What's the difference between kinesiology and physical therapy

Kinesiologists focus on improving flexibility, agility, mobility, and strength, through exercise interventions. Physical therapists evaluate injuries and rehabilitate people with a wide variety of medical conditions.

Is kinesiology the same as PT?

Although some use the job titles interchangeably, the two career paths are quite different. Kinesiotherapists often focus on athletes while physical therapists work with a broader patient group.

What does kinesiology do to your body?

Kinesiology is a form of therapy that uses muscle monitoring (biofeedback) to look at imbalances that may be causing disease in the body. Kinesiology aims to detect and correct imbalances that may relate to stress, nutrition or minor injuries. Kinesiology is not used to diagnose disorders.

Can kinesiology help with chronic pain?

Kinesiology is often part of an interdisciplinary biopsychosocial model for treating chronic pain.

What does kinesiology study?

From exercise to injury recovery, kinesiology is the study of human movement. Kinesiology students focus on physical activity and how the human body's movement impacts health, well-being and quality of life.