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We all know sitting too much can be really bad for your health. Studies have found that people who sit for long periods have an increased risk of getting all kinds of nasty conditions that will ultimately shorten life expectancies, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and even …

We’ve seen a big increase in patients with injuries and pain from sitting incorrectly, in the wrong chair or at a poor home work station set up; so we’ve decided to do something about it! We’ve been trying out some ergonomically designed desks and chairs designed and made by Ergotherapy. They offer …

  Numbness, pain, and tingling in the hands and wrists are common symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and/or from nerve impingement in the neck. However, there are ways to tell each condition apart, as well as differing treatments. Patients in our practice seem to be presenting more and more with …

Without wanting to dwell on the past too much, it’s worth noting what a year 2020 was, and dropping a note of congratulations for making it through one of the toughest years we’ve ever had to face. We’d also like to thank you for your continued support; it has shown …

Haibo! What a year it has been! I’m sure we speak for most if not all in saying that ‘this year has been nothing short of HECTIC!’ It truly has been a difficult year to remain positive and optimistic against all the struggles we are currently facing. As South African’s, …

Before we begin, it’s worth mentioning the importance of a warm-up, not only will it prevent the chance of injury but it can increase performance, endurance, and comfort dramatically. There are two types of warm-ups Static and Active; Static warm-ups involve raising the core body and muscle temperature by some …

A physiotherapist is a valuable member of the healthcare team. There are many misconceptions and myths about physiotherapy. In this month’s mailer we aim to break down some of the misconceptions and misunderstandings about physiotherapy, by identifying and explaining some of the popular myths and facts. Myth 1: Physiotherapy is …

Spring has sprung! And you know what that means in 2020, don’t you?  Everything is still strange, confusing and out of place, case in point; the Tour de France is happening now instead of it’s usual July spot in the calendar.  This is the first time in it’s 117 year …

The birds are chirping a little earlier, a few hopeful shoots and leaves have started sprouting; we’re in the last month of winter! And as you can’t have a drink on Friday evenings anymore, you can easily get up early and train on Saturday! While the days get a little …

Over the past few years, many people have made the shift from working in an office to working remotely or at home. That statistic has just gone through the roof since the arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic. Whether it be temporary or the new norm for you, what does this …