Exercise

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, […]

Rehabilitation

ACL Injuries and 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 […]

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 […]

Health

Coronary Artery Disease | Everything you need to know

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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.

Aqua Therapy

Stroke | Everything you need to know

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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 […]

Health

Hypertension: The silent killer

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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.

Health

An Overview of Ankylosing Spondylitis

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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 […]