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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 […]

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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 […]

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Prenatal Exercise

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Pregnant woman in water doing prenatal exercise at Fish & Field Biokineticsts

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 […]

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Chronic conditions: An Overview

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Aquatic therapy helps you focus on quality life when living with a chronic conditions causing long term discomfort. Biokinetics in Bryanston, Sandton.

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.

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Aqua Therapy and Biokinetics

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Fish & Field Biokineticists practicing Aqua Therapy techniques wearing floating device at Off Nicol in Bryanston in Johannesburg

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 […]

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Stroke | Everything you need to know

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stroke types and treatment aqua therapy at fish and field biokineticists in bryanston, sandton.

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 […]