Exercise has many advantages, such as increased energy, fewer treatment-related side effects and better stress and anxiety management, to name a few. Our kinesiologists offer personalized exercise programs tailored to the fitness level of each person.
Whatever physical shape you are in, following a program of adapted exercises helps better manage the effects of treatments and of the disease. The lightest exercise, even a few minutes of stretching daily, can bring you major benefits. The program is overseen by a kinesiologist who will also suggest ways to adopt healthy life habits.
The Quebec Cancer Foundation was the first organization to establish and offer kinesiology to cancer patients. In coming to us, you are sure to benefit from this professional service at no cost!
The Quebec Cancer Foundation makes available these sessions for physical exercise to anyone with cancer, up to one year after the final treatment. The service targets individuals who wish:
The kinesiology service of the Quebec Cancer Foundation offers various options to meet your needs. A few examples:
Several scientific studies have proven the benefits of physical exercise for people with cancer:
Our kinesiologists are professionals in physical health trained to work with cancer patients. Kinesiologists do not do manipulations; they, rather, use movement for the purpose of prevention, treatment and performance. Their objective is to enable you to discover the joys of physical activity and all the benefits that it produces. Listening to your needs, they can suggest exercises adapted and accessible to you.
In partnership with CISSS des Îles
Information and registration: 418 986-2121, ext 8437
To register, contact our kinesiologist Laurence Poirier at email@example.com
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Participate in the training offered by MOVE 50 + by watching the videos available here. They will allow you to move, in a safer and more structured way, from the comfort of your home. They are especially designed for 50 year-olds and over.
If you haven’t already done so, book an appointment with one of our kinesiologists for a personalized evaluation session before starting the program.