Neurological conditions occur when there is damage to the neural pathways involved in sensory, cognitive, motor and autonomic control. Depending on where the damage occurs, movement, thought processing, communication and vision can be affected. Damage to these neural pathways can be the result of trauma, infection, degeneration, structural or genetic defects.
Paediatric Conditions can be treated with physical therapy. Assisting the child to achieve gross motor skills and functional mobility skills considered acceptable for their age or their condition.
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.
Rehabilitation is the action of restoring someone to health or normal life through training and therapy after illness or trauma. The primary aim of musculoskeletal injury rehabilitation is to restore the person to their full function in the shortest time possible. What does this mean in the scope of Biokinetics? As stated in one of […]
Beginning an exercise regime for the first time can often be daunting and overwhelming. Where do you begin? What exercises do you do? Are you doing the exercises correctly? Group classes provide a platform to learn and grow in your knowledge of exercise and allow you to work on your fitness or rehabilitative goals in […]
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 […]
This article looks at methods and benefits of Aquatic Based Therapy vs Land-Based Therapy to discuss which is better at various stages of rehabilitation.
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.
Taking leave twice a year for two weeks at a time will help to reduce stress, boost your love for life, extend your life span and improve sleep and weight management. So take a well deserved break!
Strength training to help improve your speed and prevent injuries. With the 94.7 cycling race just around the corner, we thought we would focus this month’s article on giving some advice on strength exercises to improve your cycling performance. Ideally, one should have been including strength training for at least the last 6 weeks. However, […]