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Getting the most of your running programme

Getting the most out of your running programme

Running is a popular form of exercise in our community, and we treat many runners at Just Physio. Common running injuries we see in runners include ITB syndrome, ankle sprains, back pain and stress fractures. If you are a runner, we would like to give you the following advice to prevent injuries and get the…
how physiotherapy can help with flu symptoms

How Physiotherapy can help you this winter

Not many people know that Physiotherapy can help alleviate the congestion and phlegm symptoms you experience when you have a cold, the flu, bronchitis or sinusitis. Here’s how we can help you get healthy, faster, this winter: Winter can be a challenging time for people with existing respiratory conditions, but with proper physiotherapy management, you…
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Just Physio News | April 2024

2024 is our year to CREATE. This quarter, Just Physio is expanding our theme – CREATING MOMENTUM! Just like most of you, Just Physio set our goals at the beginning of the year, and we are committed to keep working toward them! How can we keep working toward our goals, keep striving for success, and…

CREATE a Better 2024 with Just Physio!

Where are YOU heading in 2024? Just Physio is helping YOU to create a better 2024! We are dreaming big this year, and we want YOU to be part of it! The New Year brings us the opportunity to CREATE bigger, better, and exciting new things. Therefore, with great gratitude for all our loyal patients,…
Injuries in children playing sport

Common lower limb pain conditions in children playing sport and how Physiotherapy helps

Common lower limb pain conditions in children playing sport lower limb pain is a common finding in children playing sport. Physical activity is vital for children. Sport is a wonderful way for children to grow and develop into strong, healthy adults. Since their bodies are still growing, children can get injuries. In this blog, we…

Why you should have Physiotherapy After Liposculpture

Liposculpture is an innovative technique that uses gentle ultrasound technology to remove unwanted fat. This procedure reshapes your body, giving you the slimmer contours you desire. Unlike traditional liposuction methods, Liposculpture is minimally invasive, meaning that you are not left with as much bruising, scarring, discomfort and pain. Liposculpture is performed by specialist aesthetic physicians.…
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The Fast-Growing Sport You Should Try Today Padel is no doubt the most popular sport at the moment. This new fast-paced racket sport is picking up steam all over the country. Many people are trying it out, and loving the physical and social benefits of the Padel.  Padel is a fusion between tennis and squash,…
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Physiotherapy for Children in Pretoria

How a Physiotherapist Can Help Your Child’s Recovery – Essential Insights Physiotherapy for Children in Pretoria can be a valuable source of support for mothers during the season when everyone’s health is affected. As mothers find themselves dealing with the added stress of caring for sick babies and children, the over-reliance on antibiotics and the…
Expert Comrades Run Tips: The Power of Sports Massages Comrades Marathon

Comrades Run Tips: Expert Advice for Success

Are you ready for the upcoming Comrades? If you’re seeking valuable tips to optimize your performance and ensure a smooth and enjoyable run, as a physiotherapist, I’m here to help. In this article, I’ll provide you with expert Comrades run tips that will enhance your preparation and increase your chances of conquering the challenging 89…
Expert Comrades Run Tips: The Power of Sports Massages Comrades Marathon

Sports Massages Comrades Marathon Runners

The Power of Sports Massages: Enhancing Injury Prevention, Recovery, and Performance for Comrades Marathon Runners As a novice runner or an injury-prone athlete preparing for the gruelling challenge of the Comrades Marathon, it’s essential to prioritize injury prevention, optimize recovery, and enhance overall performance. One valuable tool that can support your journey is sports massage.…

Tips to Plan and Enjoy your Holiday – a Physiotherapist’s Perspective

It’s the end of the year, finally! Yet this year flew by. Since the start of the pandemic, 2022 has been our first year to gradually return to what we knew as “normal life”. It’s been an extremely busy year for most of us, and surely you look forward to a well-deserved holiday. This, of…

Starting to Exercise at any Age Part 2

Why we all need to Exercise Today we continue from part 1 of our blog on exercise. Part 1 discussed the amazing benefits you can enjoy from being more active and looked at the minimum recommended physical activity you should be getting. In this section, we provide the best tips on how to incorporate more…

Starting to Exercise at Any Age

Why we all need to Exercise It’s never too late to start exercising. Exercise is vital at any age and holds numerous benefits for your mind and body. Spring time is here. The sun is rising earlier and the days are getting warmer.  Now is the perfect time to start moving or get back into…
Hockey Injuries

How to Perform and Thrive as a Hockey Player

How do our South African Hockey players perform and thrive? The Women’s FIH Hockey World Cup took place in Spain and Netherlands in July, and our South African team was there! Prior to the tournament, one of our players, Bernadette (Bernie) Coston stated: “Our key focus is ourselves, how we need to perform, how we…

What is CrossFit and do physiotherapists recommend it?

Many of our patients ask us if physiotherapists recommend CrossFit as a sport. The short answer is yes, physiotherapists recommend CrossFit. However, there are a few things we would like to point out to make sure you don’t injure yourself. So lets first understand what CrossFit is all about. What is CrossFit? CrossFit is known…

How To Improve Your Golf Swing

How to improve your golf swing -Tips From A Physio To celebrate the Golf Masters that recently took place, we would like to provide you with some tips and advice about how to improve your golf swing. The quality of your golf swing is probably the most important factor affecting your performance on the golf…

How to Prevent and Treat Running Injuries

How to Prevent and Treat Common Running Injuries Every runner dreads an injury. It prevents you from doing the thing you love the most, and that is running! In this article you will learn about the 5 most common running injuries. You will also learn how to treat it and how to prevent future injuries.…

Rugby – Common Injuries, Physiotherapy Management & Prevention

Rugby – Most Common Injuries seen by Physiotherapists Rugby is a contact team sport, renowned for its action-packed and tough nature. The impacts that the bodies of rugby players are exposed to are immense. Powerful bodily contact is made during tackles, mauling, rucks and scrums, and players frequently collide with each other or with the…

Exercising Through Your Pregnancy

Expecting a little baby is the biggest blessing a woman can receive, but being pregnant is not always the most glamourous experience.

Neck Pain in Children

Neck pain is a common public health concern that has been studied extensively in adults. Minimal studies have been done on neck pain in children and/or adolescents.

How to manage your headaches

Headaches comprise one of the most common pain conditions worldwide and are a common cause for visits to medical practitioners and physiotherapists.

What type of Exercise is the Best Exercise? How do you start?

We often have patients asking us what type of exercise is the best exercise. The answer is really simple.

Long Covid Rehabilitation

Covid-19 has been with us for over a year, and will be a part of lives for a long time to come. The impact that Covid-19 has on people experiencing ongoing symptoms beyond their acute infection is drawing increasing attention.

What makes the female athlete different?

To celebrate woman’s month, we decided to do an article on what makes the female athlete different and how we can build her up to become stronger and more resilient.

The Power of Breathing Well

How amazing is your body? To perform such a vital function such as breathing, without you even having to think about it? Correct breathing is the key to solve many problems.

How to recover from “Long COVID”

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned life as we know it upside down and doctors, therapist and scientist have worked around the clock to figure out how this virus works and what the long term side effects of COVID are.

How to treat you Cough during COVID -19

With the COVID 19 virus doing it’s rounds we thought it would be helpful to give you a few practical ideas that you can do at home to treat your cough if you get sick with COVID 19. These tips and advice are not just good for when you have Corona but it will also help for any other lung issue associated with viruses and your common colds.

How to set up your workstation.

Today we are going to discuss how to set up your workstation at work or home. We will also give you 7 exercises that you can do at your desk. The wrong workstation setup can cause a lot of neck pain and low back pain.

How Effective Is Physiotherapy In Telehealth?

Can physiotherapy really work in Telehealth? This is a question that is on everyone's mind when they first hear about Telehealth and Physiotherapy. While traditional physio consists of hands-on treatment like massage, dry needling and spinal mobilization

What is sciatica? How to treat and prevent it?

Sciatica pain is a very common injury to get. Pain normally occurs when there is compression on the sciatic nerve. Pain is usually only on the one side of the body, and it can start in the low back and refer all the way down your toes.

Ankle Sprain – Step by step Treatment Guide

Spraining an ankle can be very painful. Ankle sprains is one of the most common sport injuries. According to Brunker and Khan Sport medicine it is ranked the number one sport injury in 24 different types of sports.
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Neck And Mid Back Exercises

Are you struggling with neck and mid back pain? In this four short videos we show you some nice easy stretches and exercises to do. At some point during our lives most of us will experience neck pain.

Do you want to strengthen your core muscles?

We always read in health magazine and studies that we need to train and use our core muscles to prevent and cure our injuries. In this article you will learn what the core muscles actually are, how you can start to strengthen it through the 'Be Activated System'!

Common Causes of Neck Pain – Learn 5 Management Strategies!

In this article we will discuss the common causes of neck pain. We will also give you 5 management strategies that you can start to implement today. At some point during our lives most of us will experience neck pain.

Unveiling The Truth About Pain

Pain is a subject that has been studied and questioned from very early on, and as a result different theories have evolved to explain the concept of pain. In this article we be will unveiling the truth about pain and why individuals experience pain differently.

5 Common Causes Of Low Back Pain in Cross Fit Athletes

In this video I talk about the five common causes of low back pain experienced by CrossFit athletes, weightlifters and cyclist. I also give some advice on how to treat and manage the pain.
Drain Your Sinuses, Get rid of phlegm

How to treat sinusitis

We are all familiar with coughs and sneezes during the winter months. Is it just a flu? Or are you struggling with sinusitis and might not even be aware of it? This article will help you to get familiar with sinusitis and know how to treat it.