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What Is Biokinetics

Biokinetics is concerned with the rehabilitation of injury or disease. Biokineticists prescribe scientifically and medically based exercise and movement programs as a tool of rehabilitation. This form of rehabilitation is also utilized as a means to educate, empower and equip individuals to take control over their physical condition. 

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Biokinetics In South Africa

Biokinetics is unique to South Africa and is growing exponentially as a profession both on a local and a global scale. Biokeniticists are registered with the HPCSA (Health Professions Council of South Africa) as well as BASA (Biokinetics Association of South Africa). Biokinetics is also recognized as a form of medical treatment by most medical aids in South Africa.

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When Should You See a Biokineticist?

Megan Thöle Biokineticists

Muscle/Joint Injury

  • When you have suffered an injury which continues to hamper your ability to function optimally.
  • When you suffer from muscle &/or joint conditions that affect your quality of life.
  • When you require conditioning prior to surgery.
  • When you require final phase rehabilitation post surgery.

Athletes

  • To optimize performance
  • Sport specific conditioning
  • Biomechanical and postural correction
  • Muscle balancing and function
  • Muscle and joint injury treatment
  • Muscle and joint injury prevention
  • Scientifically based strength testing

Chronic Diseases/Conditions

  • If you suffer from a chronic disease such as heart disease, hypertension, arthritis or diabetes.
  • If you need to increase physical activity levels and ability but are afraid of factors such as injury and uncertainty.
  • Neurological conditions
  • Auto immune conditions

Medical Aid Testing

  • If you require a medical aid fitness assessment.