Ankylosing Spondylitis is an inflammatory arthritis. Also known as AS, Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory arthritis that predominantly affects the spinal joints. It can be subdivided into two distinct categories. Ankylosing spondylitis where changes to the sacroiliac joint and the spine can be noted on an X-ray. And non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis, where no changes can […]
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 […]
Understanding Back Pain and possible treatments Most people experience some form of back pain during the course of their lives. This can be caused by either trauma (injury), or by over- and miss use of muscles. Examples of these are falling and landing badly, car accidents or lifting objects the incorrect way. While malalignment in […]
Pre- and Post-Operative Rehabilitation Postoperative rehabilitation is well known, recommended by surgeons and practised by most individuals after undergoing surgery. Unfortunately, preoperative rehabilitation is often overlooked or not even suggested to the individual going for surgery.
Improve your sitting posture to relieve upper back and neck pain. Are you an office worker? Spending hours in front of a desk and computer? Do you experience upper back and neck pain and ever wondered why? Here is some insight as to why you experience that pain. And how you can improve your sitting […]
Have you ever spoken to someone with neck pain, and they reply with the word Whiplash. . .? What does whiplash technically involve? Whiplash is classified under an acceleration/deceleration injury. This means that the neck is rapidly accelerated and thereafter rapidly decelerated.
Neck Strain is a possible cause of your Tension Headaches. Tension type headaches are the most common type of headache and makes up 90% of all headaches. It can be described as a dull, aching, pressure headache and will generally present over the frontal lobe but pain or discomfort can also be noted in the […]
Fight Winter Blues Fight winter blues and body aches associated with the colder temperatures with aqua-therapy in a heated pool at Fish & Field Biokineticists. Sadly, the time of year has come, where the mornings and evenings have a definite chill, the nights are longer
Reduce your stress men!!! Although man has come a long way with cures and treatments for various conditions such as malaria, tuberculosis and small pox, the fast and competitive lifestyles of today leave us struggling to control diseases such as hypertension, insomnia, heart disease and diabetes when it comes to men’s health. Stress has become […]
Keeping the heart healthy to ensure longevity There are many cardiac conditions that can impact heart health throughout your life. Some of these cardiac conditions can range from a simple skipped heart beat or altered heart rate (atrial fibrillation) to more severe heart conditions such as chronic heart failure and aneurysms that can go undetected. Arterial […]