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A Whole Brain® approach to adherence: From adherence to growth

Johan Olwagen

Physiotherapists play a critical role in patient recovery. Despite their dedication, ability to operate under adversity and their resilience, they are still confronted by patients who do not adhere to the treatment regimes. Whilst this is true for all health care professions, physiotherapists have the added reputation of “hurting” patients, or even requiring of them …

A Whole Brain® approach to adherence: From adherence to growth

Johan Olwagen

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Rehabilitation in Sport. There is no ‘One size fits all’

Tanya Bell-Jenje

There are so many different sports, so many different levels of competency, skill sets and competition. Also, each individual athlete can respond profoundly differently both to a specific injury, both physically and psychologically, as well as to the prescribed rehabilitation. For these reasons, and many others, there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach. So …

Rehabilitation in Sport. There is no ‘One size fits all’

Tanya Bell-Jenje

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Lateral Ankle Sprains and Chronic Ankle Instability

Lindsay Harris

Lateral Ankle Sprains (LAS) account for 85% of sports related injuries having a major impact financially both on the medical system, and the elite athlete as they spend time off the track and field. Despite this huge statistic only 50% of people who sustain this injury seek medical attention. Chronic Ankle Instability occurs in up …

Lateral Ankle Sprains and Chronic Ankle Instability

Lindsay Harris

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Covid-19 Storm

The Gift in the COVID-19 Storm A Focus on the Mental Wellness Challenge & Ethics

Kim Ballantine

Compassion fatigue, stress and burnout are described as occupational hazards for those in the helping professions. High patient numbers, long hours, complex ethical decision making, exhaustion, to name a few, have all contributed to the ongoing challenges helping professionals face. The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the strain, further stretching burnt out health care workers to …

The Gift in the COVID-19 Storm A Focus on the Mental Wellness Challenge & Ethics

Kim Ballantine

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The Gift in the COVID-19 Storm A Focus on Ethics & Mental Health

Kim Ballantine

Are you finding yourself imagining worst case scenario’s as we go into a third wave of COVID-19? Are you anticipating the trauma amongst colleagues, patients and family that a third wave may bring? Maybe these intrusive images are leading to anxiety, to nightmares, sleep disturbances, irritability and a dulled response to your everyday responsibilities. These …

The Gift in the COVID-19 Storm A Focus on Ethics & Mental Health

Kim Ballantine

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Inflammation: The Root Cause of Chronic Disease

Francesca Esposito

It is now well recognised that a link exists between chronic, low-grade inflammation and a wide range of medical conditions and health issues, including cancer, type 2 diabetes, depression, cardiovascular disease, autoimmune conditions, arthritis, and neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s. Inflammation that persists in the long term causes damage to cells and tissues and can …

Inflammation: The Root Cause of Chronic Disease

Francesca Esposito

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