Parkinson’s Disease & Rehab Explained | Neurological Conditions

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Parkinson's disease affects the hands and can be managed with regular exercise with Fish & Field biokineticists

What is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder and forms part of the hypokinetic movement disorders (lack of movement). It is an Idiopathic (unknown cause), slowly progressive, degenerative Central Nervous System disorder. It most commonly occurs in individuals over the age of 50. The disease is associated with a reduction in dopamine […]

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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 […]


Functional Training in Men’s Health

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Fish & Field biokineticist Jolandi Strydom directing male athlete in functional training exercise for men's health

Early statistics of the coronavirus showed that the death rate was higher amongst the male population than the females. There are many theories for why this may be, but a common trend seems to be that men tend to have a higher comorbidity rate than women. Comorbidities being conditions like high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, […]


ACL Injuries & Rehab Explained

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Terminal Knee Extension with Theraband demonstrated as an initial phase exercise for the rehabilitation of an ACL Injury by Fish & Field Biokineticists in Bryanston, Sandton.

Orthopaedics can be described as the branch of medicine concerned with the skeletal system (bones).  Furthermore, orthopaedics can be broken down into 2 categories: Orthopaedic conditions such as arthritis or bursitis which affects the musculoskeletal system and are generally more chronic in nature, and Orthopaedic injuries which are often caused by sudden trauma, such as […]


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 […]


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.