Rehabilitation

Components of Rehabilitation

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Strenght and Endurance training on machine assisted by biokineticist are important components of rehabilitation at Fish & Field Biokinetics

In our previous article we mentioned that prevention is better than the cure BUT what if you are sitting with the problem already?  What are the various components of rehabilitation? In general, the ‘process to recovery’ would start with the person seeing their general practitioner (GP), the GP would then refer to a specialist if […]

Biokinetics

Neurological Conditions: An Overview

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neurological conditions improved through physical therapy and aqua therapy at Fish and Field Biokineticists in Bryanston

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.

Aqua Therapy

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 […]

Health

Coronary Artery Disease | Everything you need to know

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coronary artery disease health risk article by fish and field biokineticists in bryanston johannesburg

Coronary artery disease Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) continues to be the leading cause of death and a major cause of morbidity and loss of quality of life. It is evident that the growing cause of death and disability in South Africa is CAD – accounting for 10% of total deaths.

Health

Cholesterol | Everything you need to know

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Cholesterol facts and treatments article by Fish & Field Biokineticists

Cholesterol and why you should know your levels. Cholesterol is essential for the formation of bile acid, which assists in the digestion of fat. Everybody needs to have some cholesterol to be healthy, however it is when you have too much cholesterol that problems start to occur. This is often termed as hypercholesterolemia. High blood […]

Health

Hypertension: Improve High Blood Pressure

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high blood pressure improves with good diet and exercise advises Fish & Field Biokineticists

Life Changes You Can Make to Improve Your High Blood Pressure Risk factors for high blood pressure (BP) can be broken down into 2 categories: modifiable and non-modifiable. Your non-modifiable risk factors (risk factors that you cannot change) include your gender, age, family history and race. Your modifiable risk factors include your weight, diet, physical […]

Health

Hypertension: The silent killer

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hypertension high blood pressure effects heart health assess Fish & Field Biokineticists Bryanston Joahnesburg

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a symptomless condition which often results in cerebrovascular accidents, heart disease, and renal failure. Hypertension among adults is defined as a blood pressure greater or equal to 140 over 90 mmHg. 1 in 8 people in South Africa have hypertension.