Linda van der Merwe - Physiotherapist
Sandton - Gauteng


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Telephone No: 011 704 1981
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Cell No: 082 608 0474
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Email Address: palmus@netactive.co.za
Website Address: www.johannesburg-physiotherapist.co.za
Physical Address: PhysUcare, Bryanston, Sandton, Johannesburg, 2191
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Postal Address: P.O.Box 4013, Cramerview, 2060
 

Detailed information and specialities

 

This practice is a general private physiotherapy practice. It is situated in an authentic wooden chalet in Bryanston Extension 3, Randburg, in the suburbs. It is approximately half way between Olivedale Clinic and Sandton Medi-Clinic.

A wide variety of treatments are offered. The practice is well equipped with most physiotherapeutic modalities available.

General physiotherapeutic services are provided.

More specifically, the following treatment modalities are available should you and your physiotherapist decide that it is the appropriate treatment regime for you:

  • Holistic physiotherapeutic evaluation
  • Massage therapy
  • Sports massage
  • Scar massage
  • Lymph massage and drainage including lymphatic pump.
  • Miofascial release
  • Maitland mobilisation of both peripheral joints and spinal vertebrae.
  • Spinal as well as peripheral joint (shoulders, elbows, knees, hips and ankle joints) manipulation
  • Peripheral joint manipulation
  • PNF (Proprioceptive neuromuscular fascilitation)
  • Fascial mobilisation
  • Neural mobilisation
  • Dry needling
  • Hot pack therapy
  • Cold pack therapy (cryotherapy)
  • Traction lumbar and cervical
  • Ultrasound
  • Laser Therapy (Unilaser 201)
  • Interferrential therapy ( other currents such as Russian current available on unit)
  • TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation.)
  • Nebulisation
  • Postural drainage
  • Percussions &/ vibrations
  • Active cycle of breathing therapy
  • General deep breathing exercises
  • Suctioning
  • COPD rehabilitation
  • Relaxation exercises
  • Bio-mechanical assessment and gait analysis
  • Kinetic handling
  • Exercise bicycle
  • Therapeutic exercises
  • Postural rehabilitation including treatment regimes for scolioses, kiphoses and lumbar lordosis.
  • Stretching
  • Theraband exercises
  • Clinical Pilates
  • Craniosacral therapy (CS1)
  • Wax bath
  • Neurodevelopmental therapy and rehabilitation
  • General rehabilitation (post sport injury or stroke etc.)
  • Wheelchair adjustments and basic wheelchair seating.
  • ASA level 1 Coach (Sprints and Hurdles)

Referral to appropriate medical specialists or other health care practitioners should the need arise.

Always remember to discuss your concerns with your health care practitioner. Communication is crucial both before, during and after treatments.

 

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