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Pain and depression: the two-way street
Exercise does double duty in helping both conditions, physiotherapists explain
Depression is as real and debilitating a disorder a...Continue reading
Beyond school: tips to ensure healthy, happy children
Want your children to do their best at school, to enjoy the experience, to learn and question and grow into healthy, capable, balanced adults? The...Continue reading
Back to school – is your child’s bag too heavy?
Protect your child from back pain!
No child should suffer from back pain, should they? And yet a startling number do, note...Continue reading
Avoid injury in your holidays.
Every single member of the South African Society of Physiotherapy wishes you a wonderful and happy holiday season – here’s hoping our quick tips will...Continue reading
Flip or flop? Tips on summer footwear from your physiotherapist
Foot pain, heel pain, hip pain… who knew summer exercise could cause so much pain? And all because of those inexpensive, easy-to-wear and ubiquitous...Continue reading
Let the sun shine in
They call it the sunshine vitamin – but why is there such a fuss about vitamin D in recent years – and should you be taking a supplement?
Break the barriers
Open your eyes to people living with disability
There’s a woman in the supermarket with a crutch. She’s trying to reach for a punnet of mushrooms, but t...Continue reading
Are you feeling sleepy right now?Continue reading
Sleepiness is increasingly common, and it’s no joking matter.
Think about this: sleepiness was partially respo...
Pain in the joints? MOVE!
60 is the new 40, they say – unless you’re one of the many people who run into joint problems as you pass that milestone.Continue reading
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Move, sleep, eat: tips for aging well
Who wants to live forever? If it means yachting round the world, like those super-healthy specimens in adverts aimed at older people, sure; but ...Continue reading