If you have prostate cancer, you will likely work with a local oncologist, who is a doctor that diagnoses and treats patients with cancer. You may also work with a local family physician and urologist, who is a physician that treats conditions of the urinary tract. Some men with prostate cancer find it beneficial to work with a local kinesiologist, who is a medical professional that studies human movement. Local kinesiologists focus on using the body’s own healing energy to treat itself by using biomechanics, physiology, anatomy and psychomotor behavior. From acupressure and cortisone injections to muscle release and plank exercises, a local kinesiologist uses a variety of techniques to treat patients. If you have prostate cancer, you may find that working with a local kinesiologist helps reduce pain, decrease nausea from chemotherapy, provide nutritional advice (from the benefits of water to lowering cholesterol), improve strength and muscle tone and recover more quickly from surgery. A local kinesiologist can help people with many types of conditions, whether it’s Parkinson’s disease or a hip injury. Your local kinesiologist can also work with your other health care providers to manage your treatment plan, including your local oncologist, family physician, urologist, registered dietitian, athletic therapist and massage therapist.