“Train your body to move in the unique way it is designed to. Live a pain free, healthy, and active life.”
What is Functional Fitness?
Functional Fitness shouldn’t be confused with personal training. Although there are similarities the main difference is that Functional Fitness involves the assessment and enhancement of your natural movement patterns. The ultimate goal of Functional Fitness is unique to each participant. Here are a few common reasons people of all ages and experience levels participate:
- To maintain full pain free mobility to stay healthy and live independently.
- To improve technique, strength, power, and flexibility for all desired physical functions.
- To physically challenge their body and add variety to current fitness routines.
Everyone has a special reason for being fit and we make it our goal to support your journey.
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Why Participate in Functional Fitness?
There are multiple reasons to participate in Functional Fitness but the most important one is regaining a normal pain free healthy active lifestyle.
Participation in our Functional Fitness program is important for your overall wellbeing. Research shows that fitness and movement helps reduce pain, improves mood, cognitive function, and unquestionably quality of life.
How is painPRO’s Functional Fitness Different?
You receive personalized one-on-one movement assessment and training with a Registered Kinesiologist. Our Kinesiology team has spend years studying movement science and understands your fundamental movement patterns. You are guided to progressively train your body to achieve optimal movement based on the lifestyle you desire.
The health care profession of Registered Massage Therapy is far more advanced than typical body work or relaxation massage. There is a misconception that Massage Therapy is purely a feel good stress relief treatment. Although there are Registered Massage Therapy professionals who work with stress related issues this represents a small percentage of treatments.
The ultimate goal of Massage Therapy is to improve soft tissue and joint health through the manual manipulation of soft tissue, connective tissue, muscles, ligaments, and tendons coupled with therapeutic exercise. There are numerous evidence informed techniques employed with the ultimate goal of reducing pain, speeding up injury recovery, and improving movement performance.
There is a significant and growing field of Registered Massage Therapy that is focused on pain relief, injury recovery, and movement performance. This is the aspect of the industry that painPRO is best known for.