• 01 Physical Health

    Wellness – Physical Health Promotion and Preventative Treatment

    The assessment of health risk factors and implementation of intervention strategies to improve personal and employee wellness. Health promotion creates a culture of healthy lifestyle changes in both the individual and the company.

  • 02 Chronic Conditions

    Chronic Conditions

    - Clinical Assessment and prescription of appropriate exercise programmes
    - Prevention and management of conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis hypertension, Parkinson’s, respiratory disorders, obesity and muscular dystrophy, Cardiac and stroke rehabilitation.

  • 03 Sport Performance

    Sport Performance

    Sport specific testing and conditioning of sports men and woman to improve endurance, speed, flexibility, agility, power, strength and reaction times.

  • 04 Orthopaedics

    Orthopaedics

    Prescribing Injury prevention programs for individuals – pro-habilitation. Clinical assessment and prescription of Functional exercise programs in context with the clinical pathologies(acute and chronic) for the rehabilitation of the neck, back, shoulder, hip, knee and ankle injuries and Pre and post operative rehabilitation. Musculoskeletal rehabilitation for Neurological conditions.

  • 05 Special Populations

    Special populations and-physical ability assessment

    Assessment and prescriptions of safe exercise programs for Children, Pre and post natal, pregnant women and for the Elderly and workforce in general.

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Life Through Movement

Biokinetics is defined as the science of movement and the application of exercise
in rehabilitative treatment or performance.

Biokinetics is the primary health care profession concerned with:

Preventative Medicine
Physical Activity as medicine
Health Management

Maintenance and enhancement of physical abilities and performance

Orthopaedics

Clinical Management

Total well-being
Therapeutic Recreation
Functional Movement

This healthcare is achieved by means of scientifically-based preventative and therapeutic exercises and related modalities.

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Focus of the Month: Exercising Your Way to Lower Blood Pressure

Hypertension, defined as a chronically elevated blood pressure greater than 140/90 mmHg, affects nearly 75 million Americans. If left untreated, hypertension can dramatically increase your risk for heart attacks, strokes and peripheral arterial disease.

Exercise not only improves the workings of the cardiovascular system, but can lower blood pressure as well. The key to maximizing the benefits of exercise is to follow a well-designed program that you can stick to over the long-term.

Read the entire article here.


The Benefits of BASA Membership

The Biokinetics Association performs many tasks on behalf of its members, e.g.

 

  • Submit and handle all HPCSA registrations and enquiries for BASA members (Students, Interns and First time Bio registrations)
  • Negotiate reduced tariffs for Malpractice Insurance and specialised wording applicable for health professionals.
  • Facilitates, tracks and handles queries related to practice accreditations.
  • Members receive reduced rates on course or workshop accreditations done through BASA.
  • LTMIC is going to be held every 2 years. There is a great opportunity to get many CPD points for a low cost for members.

… and a dozen other services. Read more here!

 

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