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PHASES OF THE VIRUS IN A CONFIRMED COVID-19 PATIENT

Outcome Level 0: Acute Phase: Admission to ICU/High Care Outcome Level 0-1: Acute Phase: ICU/High Care stay Outcome Level 1-2: Recovery Phase: Discharge from ICU, hospital stay Outcome Level 3: Survivor short-term Phase: Discharge from hospital, home stay/isolation Outcome Level 4: Survivor long-term Phase: Home stay post isolation Physiotherapy is recommended for Outcome Level 3

2020-07-27T16:51:43+02:00Jul 27th, 2020|Uncategorised|

Resting in Anxiety

We have all experienced crisis at some point in our lives. With the Covid-19 pandemic, we are facing crisis as a humanity. As our world is turned upside down, we are caught in the grips of collective fear, anxiety, panic and sadness. One way of making sense of these feelings is to see them as

2020-06-08T11:26:36+02:00Jun 8th, 2020|Ursula Lau|

Pain Free Laser Hair Removal and How It Works!!!

We are proud to offer the latest in groundbreaking technology in laser hair removal. At The Laser Beautique we offer laser treatments using the revolutionary Soprano, which is the GOLD STANDARD 810nm diode laser for permanent hair reduction. It is the world’s first effective laser hair removal system to be FDA approved as “painless”. Pain

2020-06-05T09:34:39+02:00Jun 5th, 2020|Uncategorised|

World Hypertension Day and World Pilates day byTalitha Marx

In light of World Hypertension Day and World Pilates day both celebrated in May 2020, I wanted to take this opportunity to discuss Hypertension, Pilates and how Pilates may help to reduce your blood pressure as well as the many other benefits. World Hypertension Day and World Pilates day by Talitha Marx

2020-06-03T09:01:56+02:00Jun 3rd, 2020|Talitha Marx|

What is a Frozen Shoulder, and how can I defrost it??, with Jaime Crowie

What is Frozen Shoulder? Adhesive Capsulitis, or more commonly known as Frozen Shoulder, is a condition, with an insidious onset, and reported increase in pain and loss of shoulder range of movement. Causes of Frozen Shoulder are not clearly defined, but it occurs predominantly in females, aged 40-65 years, as well as patients with underlying

2020-06-01T10:28:33+02:00Jun 1st, 2020|Bell Rogers & Harris|

Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave Therapy has actually been around for a while but is recently, an up and coming treatment modality mainly used in the multidisciplinary fields of orthopaedics, physiotherapy, sports medicine and even veterinary medicine. The main goal of Shockwave Therapy is fast pain relief and restoration of movement. It ultimately aims to speed up recovery and

2020-01-22T10:05:39+02:00Jan 13th, 2020|Physiotherapy|

Role of diet in inflammation by 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. In the short-term, inflammation plays a protective role in fighting off foreign “invaders”, such as

2020-01-13T09:59:06+02:00Jan 13th, 2020|Dietitian, Francesca Esposito|

Getting Rest For Your Restless Legs

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder characterized by throbbing, pulling, creeping, or other unpleasant sensations in the legs and an uncontrollable, and sometimes overwhelming, urge to move them. Symptoms are often worse at night and when resting the limbs. Wakefulness results and sleeping is difficult as the desire to move the legs is

2019-10-31T14:29:43+02:00Oct 31st, 2019|Homeopathy|