Health

5 Foods to Start Eating Today!

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Woman holding bunch of herbs in nutrition article by dietitian Caylin Goodchild.

This year we are focusing on a “Prevention is better than the Cure” approach. And as we all know, proper nutrition, hydration and physical exercise are vital for maintaining physical and mental health and overall well-being. As people who eat a well-balanced diet (combined with exercise, off course) tend to have a stronger immune systems […]

Health

Managing your post-viral fatigue after COVID-19

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Post-viral fatigue syndrome affects survivors of Covid-19, explains guest blogger Dr M Sscheepmaker at Fish & Field Biokineticists

Today, the 5th of March 2021, marks exactly one year since the first recorded Corona Virus Case in South Africa. Since then, we have had just over 50 000 COVID-related deaths in our country. But we have also had 1,430,259 recoveries. But while recovery has been swift for some patients, many survivors report that they […]

Health

2021 New Year’s Resolutions to Boost your Health!

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2021 new year's resolutions for 2021

Considering that 2020 was probably one of the worst years we have experienced, we thought it appropriate to put together four 2021 New Year’s Resolutions, for your health, that we believe is extremely important and will hopefully make 2021 a better year.  But remember, there are many great resolutions to decide on and options that […]

Rehabilitation

Parkinson’s Disease & Rehab Explained | Neurological Conditions

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Parkinson's disease affects the hands and can be managed with regular exercise with Fish & Field biokineticists

What is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder and forms part of the hypokinetic movement disorders (lack of movement). It is an Idiopathic (unknown cause), slowly progressive, degenerative Central Nervous System disorder. It most commonly occurs in individuals over the age of 50. The disease is associated with a reduction in dopamine […]

Aqua Therapy

Low Muscle Tone in Children & Rehab Explained

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Child in water for aqua therapy to improve low muscle tone in children at Fish and Field Biokineticists in Bryanston

Did you know that muscle tone is genetic and can’t be changed? The muscle tone you are born with is what you will have for the rest of your life. However, low muscle tone in children can be improved through their developing years. What is low muscle tone? First, we must understand what ‘Low muscle […]

Aqua Therapy

Fall Prevention Strategies for the Elderly

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Aqua Therapy group class for the elderly for fall prevention at Fish and Field Biokineticists in Bryanston, Johannesburg.

Did you know that falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries among adults aged 65 years and over? As Biokineticists, we dedicate ourselves to promoting health and wellbeing for all individuals, especially for those we feel are at increased risk. We strive to ensure a healthy lifestyle is maintained as well as […]