What is Lymphoedema?

So, what is lymphoedema anyway? Although many people have never heard of this condition, it affects an estimated 250 million people worldwide. Most notably it affects 1 in 5 people following breast cancer treatment. Lymphoedema is defined as a long-term abnormal...
Breastfeeding 101

Breastfeeding 101

“Less than 10% of South African Women exclusively breastfeed their children for the first six months of their lives”. In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week 1 – 7 August 2020, we asked Sudha Maharaj, one of our resident physiotherapists with a special...
What is Pain

What is Pain

With pain being the number one reason why people seek out the help of a physiotherapist, the answer to this question is something I would consider to be a fundamental concept that needs to be understood by both the physiotherapist and client. At first glance this many...
The Youth Movement

The Youth Movement

With Youth Day around the corner, now is the perfect time to talk about activity and exercise in the younger people of today.  The physical and cognitive benefits of exercise on our health and wellbeing are well documented, thanks to abundant research in this...
Understanding Neck Posture

Understanding Neck Posture

The month of May sees Worker’s Day celebrated – a day to honour the contribution of working class men and women to the economy even in these difficult times. This year, amidst the global pandemic, it has been required of many people to adapt or change their...
Easter During Lockdown: The Real Cost of Overeating

Easter During Lockdown: The Real Cost of Overeating

This month we have a guest blog from Amanda Josephson, a Registered Dietician who can be found at www.nuchoice.co.za . As physios, we are very aware of the impact of weight-gain on joint pain and we advocate people to exercise to keep trim and fit as part of their...
5 Ways Physio can help with your injury recovery

5 Ways Physio can help with your injury recovery

We’ve all been held back at some point in life by an injury or pain that can sometimes prevent us from doing even simple, everyday tasks. As with most things in life, through knowing what you are dealing with, being able to put a name to something and having a plan is...
How to make 2020 a Physical Success!

How to make 2020 a Physical Success!

What is Physical Success? We believe true Physical Success is about more than just avoiding (or suffering through) the pain, injury and illness life sometimes throws our way. A good physiotherapist knows how to help their patients overcome both the physical and...