As Biokineticist we strive to improve the quality of life……
These testimonials show how with the help of a Biokineticists Specialised Rehabilitation Program these patients have benefited in many ways.
Dawie was born 8th of May 1984 in Olifantshoek. Dawie was an ordinary farm boy who enjoyed the outdoors and farm life. He matriculated from Duineveld High School in 2002 where he excelled in his sports of cricket, rugby and athletics.
On the 2nd of Feb 2007 tragedy struck. He was involved in a terrible car accident which left him paralyzed and his brother dead. Dawie was flown to Palonomie hospital in Bloemfontein where it was determined that he sustained a fracture of the T12 vertebra. He had a fusion of T10 to L2 and had to spend six weeks in hospital. At this stage the doctors’ prognosis of him ever walking again was extremely bleak. ……….Read more
Success stories from Sport Science and Biokinetic Unit
Mr. Richard Macke’ (67 yrs) had a stroke in September 2007as a result of his stroke, was left paralyzed down his right side. He came to the BSSU after attending a rehabilitation hospital, in order to improve his strength and quality of life and hopefully gain some movement in his right side. ……Read more
Merzaan Smit’s Story – How water therapy changed my life
People say nothing will happen to you that you won’t be able to handle. My life changed dramatically on the 24th of January 2009 when I was only 16 years old. I was just crowned as the South-African ladies off-road quad bike champion when I had a nasty fall that left me paralyzed from the waist down. I broke T4 an T5, T7 collapsed less than a year ago from the injury. Doctors prepared me for the worst, they said I won’t ever have feeling or movement again, not even to talk about walking, in fact they wasn’t sure how I survived the accident. ……Read More
The wonders of water exercise :
I am Vicki Ferreira an advocate for the National Prosecuting Authority. My health in the past 5 to 6 years had steadily deteriorated. My friend and I thought we must do something about it. We both were diagnosed with fibromyalgia. The swimming has been helping a lot. We really feel better……. Read More