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03
MAY
2021

Rotator Cuff related shoulder pain

Many patients have Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder pain. Research has shown that a graded exercise program is as effective as surgery for most problems of the rotator cuff……see more In subacromial Impingement syndrome exercise significantly reduces the need for surgery up to 80%....
03
MAY
2021

Do I really need knee or hip surgery?

A lot of people over 55 years old are suffering from pain in their joints, most commonly in their hips and knees. Many are diagnosed with osteoarthritis and are worried that they will need a joint replacement. Most persons in their 60s and 70s, if X-rayed, show signs of...
18
FEB
2021

Back to school /work

Returning to school may be quite challenging for some children. Many children have become deconditioned due to lack of opportunities for regular exercise. If your child develops back or neck pain when returning to school, we can teach them improved posture and strengthening...
18
FEB
2021

Dealing with Covid-19 after-effects

Many patients are battling with fatigue, weakness, headaches and chest problems long after their other Covid symptoms have subsided. We have developed a rehabilitation program for any of you suffering from these symptoms. We will help you with gradual return to activities and...
16
NOV
2020

Why do I STILL hurt?

Many patients have pain that lasts far longer than the normal expected time for healing. Most injuries and surgeries should be healed in about 3 months. Once pain is persisting longer than that, it is considered to be Chronic pain. This pain often no longer responds to the usual...
16
NOV
2020

What products should I buy?

Every week there are new products being advertised on TV and social media. I think we have all fallen for good marketing strategies. There is really no quick-fix for getting stronger, fitter and losing weight. One has to be determined to slowly keep-on-keeping-on, to get results....
16
NOV
2020

Which exercise program or gym is best?

It is a good idea to discuss this with your physio so that we can tailor-make a rehabilitation program for you. Usually patients adhere to training when they are doing exercise that they love… if you hate the exercise you will soon stop doing it. Walking is safe for almost...
16
NOV
2020

Physio, Bio or Chiro? Who should I visit first?

A lot of people believe that chiro is for the joints and physio for the muscles. This is NOT TRUE. Physiotherapists treat the joints, muscles AND the nervous system. We are trained at Medical School with a 4-year honours degree, and are equipped to diagnose and treat...
21
SEP
2020

Spring is in the air!

With the beautiful blossoms of Spring, many people suffer from allergies, sinus and chest problems. Allergic rhinitis and sinus can make you feel awful and you may have associated headaches. Often one has increased phlegm production and this can lead to bronchitis. We treat sinus...
21
SEP
2020

Spring fitness motivation

Most of us have become inactive and demotivated during lockdown and need a fresh start to healthy living. We can help you set new goals for exercising so that you don’t injure yourself. One needs to do regular aerobic exercise (such as walking, running, cycling) as well as...