Injury prevention

Many people come to see us after they have suffered an injury, and we are happy to help them, but many of these injuries could have been prevented if they had come before they had the injury. A great part of the physiotherapy treatment protocol has to do with injury prevention. Depending on your lifestyle, …

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Safety and awareness

Many types of accidents occur in the home and elsewhere because of a lack of safety. Many hospital beds are filled with patients who fell, burned, cut, poisoned or injured themselves as a result of unsafe practices. In many cases, these accidents could have been avoided if these people were aware of and implemented proper …

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Common myths about physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a specialised and useful mode of treatment, which helps recovery from neuromuscular injuries and joint conditions, among other health problems and complaints. Some people think of physiotherapists as either drill sergeants or glorified exercise coaches. However, physiotherapists are highly trained professionals who have studied the design, structure and function of bones, muscles, ligaments …

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What is wrong with self-healing?

Nothing is wrong with self-healing; the human body has an amazing capacity for healing itself. In today’s emphasis on natural medicine, there are several schools of thought promoting self-healing on all levels, whether it be a simple bruise or cut, or a deeper psychological or physical trauma. In physiotherapy, we aim to assist the body …

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Motivation to exercise

You have heard the expression “where there’s a will there’s a way.” This applies to exercise as it does to everything else. It is not easy to get out of bed early in the morning or head for the gym after a hard day’s work. If you are not in the best physical condition or …

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Preventing falls

Falls are responsible for a majority of hospital visits by elderly people. Poor balance and posture, low vision, dizziness and several other reasons can lead to falls. If you are an older person or a caregiver, know that there are solutions to this common problem. We can help you correct most of the weaknesses that …

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