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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...
23
APR
2018

10 facts about exercise & backpain

1. Exercise is helpful for back pain Staying as active as possible and returning to all usual activities gradually is very important in aiding recovery. You can start by doing some gentle activity and then increase your levels when you feel confident to do so. 2. Rest is not...
20
MAY
2016

Exercise and being active

Remember to keep active during winter – the recommendation for good health is 150 minutes of aerobic exercise (like walking, cycling) every week. It is also beneficial to do some additional exercise like pilates or weight training (light weights) or going to the gym. Please don’t...
02
FEB
2016

15 things you didn’t know about back pain

1 Back Pain is common and normal Eighty percent of people will experience an episode of back pain during their lifetime. Experiencing back pain is like getting tired or becoming sad; we don’t necessarily like it, but it occurs to almost everybody at some point. What...
08
DEC
2015

Are you suffering from headaches?

Headaches are very often caused by the joints in your neck and trigger points in the muscles. They might be accompanied by dizziness, blurred vision and light headedness. Patients often complain of tension running into the shoulders and shoulder blades. We treat these with joint...
02
NOV
2015

National Physiotherapy week

“Exercise is Medicine” is a global health initiative focused on encouraging physical activity for all patients. They believe that physical activity is integral in the prevention and treatments of diseases and should be regularly assessed and “treated” as part of all healthcare....
01
OCT
2014

Exercise: how much is enough?

How much exercise do you need to do to gain genuine health benefits?  “It’s a moving target. Would you believe as little as five to ten minutes a day?” asks Dr Linda Steyn, President of the South African Society of Physiotherapy (SASP). During National Physiotherapy BackWeek...
01
OCT
2014

Sneak exercise into your daily routine

Finding time to exercise between work and caring for a family may prove challenging. If you have been laying off exercise for a while, it is important to first consider a few things: Have realistic expectations Don’t expect to change your body or turn into a supermodel overnight....
30
SEP
2014

Exercise is Medicine

As summer approaches, we all feel the need to become more active and healthy. Our practice is accredited by “Exercise is Medicine” South Africa. We are all equipped to give you advice on the best type and amount of exercise for you to do that will be suitable for each individual....
03
MAR
2014

Ergonomics and Maintaining a Healthy Back

Poor posture easily becomes second nature and causes pain or aggravates existing problems. Factors affecting posture and ergonomics are in YOUR control. Be aware of pain that is present at certain times of the day/week, pain that changes with changing positions, or starts with a...
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