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Ouch, my neck hurts
“The day is hot, the sun is in the zenith… The veld is very quiet – I hear the faint footsteps of the barefoot women as their heels hit the soft earth. I hear...Continue reading
Healthy body, healthy planet
This Earth Day, commit to:
Save power, use your legs to climb the stairs at work or while shopping
Your physiotherapist says:Continue reading
Rheumatoid Arthritis - Moving the goal posts
Moving the goal posts
While it’s good to have a name to call the pain and inflammation you experience, a diagnosis of rheumatoid art...Continue reading
Position Statement: The Doman Delacato Patterning Therapy (DDPT)
Physiotherapists are knowledgeable and responsible health professionals, trained to work with children with neurological disorders, developmental problems, orthopaedic conditions and res-piratory illnesses. We are obligated to ensure the correct information is provided to the public while protect...Continue reading
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?