Scoliosis and Biokinetic Rehabilitation Explained

Scoliosis is an orthopaedic condition that displays as a lateral curvature of the spine resembling a C or S shape. Due to the unnatural curvature of the spine, scoliosis causes major muscular imbalances within the body. This can lead to back pain, loss of functionality and in severe cases trouble breathing and cardiac complications. Scoliosis […]

3D medical image of hip bone where pain is located in hip replacement surgery

Hip Replacement & Rehabilitation

This month’s article is focused on Hip Replacement and Rehabilitation. As many as a third of the people we see in our practice have had a total hip replacement. Having a hip replacement appears to be one of the more successful replacement surgeries. And people generally return to their activities of daily living quicker than […]

Male doctor pointing at human skeleton to show spinal cord injuries and explain mechanical disorders in rehabilitation cabinet. Specialist explaining back bones system for physical therapy like biokinetics.

Spinal Cord Injuries & Biokinetics

The spinal cord is an essential part of the human body, connecting the brain to the peripheral nerves, as well as connecting the peripheral nerves to the brain. September is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness month, so we thought it would be fitting to do a blog post giving you an overview of the spinal cord […]

Breastfeeding week article offers advice for breastfeeding mothers.

Breastfeeding | Guest Post by Van Niekerk Physiotherapists

August marks Women’s Month in South Africa. This year we are drawing your attention to World Breastfeeding Week! Breastfeeding is not always as straightforward as one might think. For some, it comes naturally, while for others, it’s a seemingly impossible task. For mothers to successfully breastfeed, they need support from those around them. So we […]

Guillain-Barré syndrome nerve cell damage treated with physical therapy at Fish and Field Biokinetics

Guillain–Barré Syndrome & Biokinetics

Guillain–Barré syndrome is not a term that many are familiar with, but a term we feel is important to make people aware of.  And due to it being more common in men than women, we thought it a relevant and interesting topic for our June Men’s Health Month.  Overview Guillain–Barré syndrome (GBS) is a rare […]

Client suffereing from Psoriatic Arthritis in pool with Nicole Fish at Fish and Field Biokinetics in Sandton

Client Story: My life with Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA)

Client Story When I was asked to do a patient profile, I was, at first, a bit skeptical. But then I realised that I could create awareness. And perhaps something I mention can help a fellow Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) sufferer.

psoriatic arthritis and biokinetics exercise for better quality of life

Psoriatic Arthritis & Biokinetics

What is Psoriatic arthritis? Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a rheumatoid-like arthritis i.e. an inflammatory arthritis, associated with psoriasis of the skin or nails. Psoriasis is an auto-immune condition that causes red, scaly, dry patches of the skin. Not every person who develops psoriasis develops Psoriatic arthritis, it generally only affects approximately 30% of people with […]

autism and movement child diving for colourful rings at fish and field biokinetics

Autism and Movement | Guest Post by Kaylene Christensen

As World Autism Awareness Day takes place on the 2nd of April annually, we invited autism education specialist Kaylene Christensen to share her insight on how this condition can affect movement.

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