Dr. S. Vijaya is a Dietitian/Nutritionist,Physiotherapist and Yoga and Naturopathy in Kilpauk, Chennai and has an experience of 31 years in these fields. Dr. S. Vijaya practices at Vijaya Physiotherapy Clinic in Kilpauk, Chennai. She completed BPTh/BPT from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 1989. She is a member of Indian Association of Physiotherapist. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Post Operative Rehabilitation,Weight management and fitness programmes.,Shoulder SLAP (Tear) Lesions,Neck Pain Treatment and Weight Management Counseling etc.
Q: What does a nutritionist/ Dietitian do?
A: A dietitian/nutritionist is a specialist who is trained to plan your meal depending up on your health and nutritional requirements. He/she can guide you about eating right food in right proportions to achieve your ideal health status and weight.
Q: What is the difference between a Dietitian and Nutritionist?
A: A nutritionist that gets registered with Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) after qualifying a national level exam may legally declare themselves as dietitians or more precisely, registered dietitians (RDs).
Q: How will a Dietitian/Nutritionist be helpful?
A: Dietitian/Nutritionist could be helpful in controlling bad food habits and planning a right diet to control your blood sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol levels and for achieveing and maintaining the right weight.
Q: When do you need to see a dietician?
A: You can see a dietician when you are feeling the requirement to reduce or increase your weight or keeping a check on some disease.
Q: What to expect on your first visit to a Dietitian/Nutritionist?
A: Dietitian/Nutritionist will analyse your medical history and medicines you take. He will assess how active you are. On the basis of all this data he will plan your meal according to your body requirements.