During pregnancy, it is to be expected that the body will undergo many physiological changes. Prenatal exercise can help your body adapt to these changes. Some of these include postural changes, lumbar lordosis resulting in lower back pain and a shift in the center of gravity resulting in gait changes. Women also experience increased levels […]
Chronic conditions can be defined as diseases which effect human health, are long lasting in nature and persists for longer than three months. Physical activity though aquatic therapy can be a powerful tool in its ability to both lengthen and enhance quality of life.
We might be a bit biased when it comes to this form of therapy, but Fish and Field Biokineticists are firm believers in the benefits that aqua therapy holds for so many. Whether you are recovering from back surgery, suffer a chronic illness or experience high pain levels, the water is the perfect place to […]
Biokinetics is a medically recognised profession concerned with the promotion of health, the maintenance of physical abilities and final phase rehabilitation; by means of scientifically-based physical activity programme prescription.
Most of us are aware of the benefits of aquatic therapy as a rehabilitation mode due to the weightlessness and reduced impact on the joints. However, not many people know that including aquatic training for runners as a supplement to your schedule may allow you to train harder, as well as train at a higher […]
What is a Stroke? A stroke is often called a brain attack and should be treated as seriously as a heart attack. A stroke occurs when blood flow to a region of brain is obstructed, resulting in a rapid loss of brain function. Majority of strokes are ischemic, resulting from a thrombosis or embolism. Some […]
Living with Ankylosing Spondylitis In November we did an overview article on AS, along with a follow-up article on safe exercises to do when living with Ankylosing Spondylitis. With that in mind, we asked one of our current clients, Petal Wainwright, to share her story. This is her account of her journey from her diagnosis […]
Ankylosing Spondylitis and staying mobile with exercise and aqua-therapy Being able to move is one of our primary needs; imagine this becoming more and more difficult. This is what Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) leads to. We have been working with quite a few AS patients lately, all who have mentioned the lack of support and thus […]
Post-mastectomy aqua-therapy and rehabilitation. Exercise is medicine, and the prescribed dose is more than 35 minutes per day… I read this in an article recently and it got me thinking. Exercise, whether it is water based or land based, has many physiological as well psychological benefits. It is an essential part of any rehabilitation program […]
We recommend prenatal aqua therapy for all the mommies-to-be out there!!! Not only are we firm believers in the benefits of aqua therapy during pregnancy, but it is also agreed amongst doctors, mid wives and birthing centers that prenatal aqua therapy has many great and soothing benefits. What’s more, it is one of the safest, […]