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Hydrotherapy: Muirne van Wyk throws away her crutches

By on August 8, 2016

Home » Specialist FieldsMuirne van Wyk tells us about her life, her osteoarthritis and her experience with hydrotherapy. I was born in London and grew up on a farm in Middlesex, later in Buckinghamshire, so during my school holidays we would

Hydrotherapy for Arthritis and related Rheumatic Conditions

By on August 8, 2016

Home » Specialist FieldsHydrotherapy techniques are extremely beneficial and can be used with any type of arthritis. Hydrotherapy is also beneficial for people suffering from Parkinsons, Fibromyalgia, many neurological disorders, autoimmune and joint illnesses. Hydrotherapy is not aquarobics, which by

About Therapy in Action

By on December 8, 2015

Home » Specialist Fields RETURN TO WORK FIT AND STRONG! Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists An allied health practice, Therapy in Action specialises in hand, musculosketal and vocational rehabilitation and comprises a team of expert occupational therapists and physiotherapists who offer

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South African recommendations for the management of rheumatoid arthritis: An algorithm for the standard of care in 2013

By on November 25, 2015

Home » Specialist FieldsRheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease, which, if treated inadequately, leads to irreversible joint damage, resulting in deformities, disability and premature mortality. The disease occurs worldwide and affects approximately 1% of the population.[1,2] Recently, there

A prospective study of anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy in South African rheumatoid arthritis patients

By on November 13, 2015

Home » Specialist Fields Abstract Objective: To quantify primary and secondary anti-tumour necrosis factor inadequate response (aTNF-IR) and intolerance in South Africans with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) over 1 year. Methods: Rheumatologists from nine independent private practices monitored RA patients commencing