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Avoid back pain and injury on the job
Your physiotherapist’s guidelines will help you stay pain-free at work
• Wear shoes with a non-slip sole - back injuries are often caused by the sudd...Continue reading
Congratulations Dr Thubi Kolobe
SA Physio congratulates Dr Thubi Kolobe on her ground-breaking invention! Read more at: Continue reading
Cancer: prevent, survive, thrive!
You want one piece of advice about cancer, whether you have it or you want to prevent it?
Yup, that’s it.
Five ways physiotherapists help you to get LOVE right!
I can hear your heart beat:
Shape of my heart
You can’t even think of a Valentine’s night out if your heart is not in good shape. Your top tip for ...Continue reading
What’s the use of your neck
Your neck is what holds your head up. It allows you to look from left to right, up and down. So if you are injured in a car accident and your neck is sore and stiff, no worries, you’ll soon be right. Right?Continue reading
Wrong – if you’re one of the unlucky two-thirds (64%!) of whiplash injury patients wh...
World Spine Day - October 16th
very year on October 16th people from around the world join together to raise awareness on World Spine Day as part of the Bone and Joint Decade’s Action Week.Continue reading
Spinal disorders, such as back pain, neck pain, scoliosis and disc disease, to name a few are common, and they can have a profound ef...
How does acupuncture relieve back pain (Written by Phyllis Berger)
In recent times more patients attending physiotherapy for all regions of back pain receive dry needling and or acupuncture to ease their symptoms and improve their mobility, function and mood (which in turn affects their coping abilities). Acupuncture is one of the many interventions provided wit...Continue reading
Protect yourself against ill-trained health care professionals (by SASP)
What is the public’s protection against health care professionals who are incompetent, poorly trained or downright quacks?
One major factor is the requirement for a certain level of training before you can claim to be a qualified health professional of one or the other kind, and to regist...Continue reading
How Respiratory Physiotherapy can help babies and toddlers
Babies and children are prone to respiratory infections, especially in winter. The SASP Paediatric Physiotherapy Group advises how respiratory physiotherapy can assist in alleviating the symptoms of respiratory infections in babies and toddlers.
It is important to take note of the warning...Continue reading
Asthma, hay fever and sinusitis in children
Physiotherapists can play an important role in helping to treat children with asthma, hay fever (rhinitis) and sinusitis and can help to support their parents with advice on how best to manage the condition.
Asthma is dangerous if not managed correctly, as an acute asthma attack can cause...Continue reading