Tag Archives: physiotherapy
Spring is finally here but sometimes this time of the year can cause havoc for your health. Luckily our in-house Physio Therapist, Anita Naidoo, has the perfect solution. Enabling you to Stop and Smell the Wild Flowers… Dread springtime for that awful sinusitis? Did you know that application of local cryotherapy to the facial […]
Do you suffer from Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS (RA) Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disorder where the body attacks its own connective tissue. The primary focus is the joints, with inflammation of the synovial membranes that line the joints, and eventually also the destruction of cartilage and bone. It is commonly systemic and can also affect other organs […]
The science behind Whole Body Cryotherapy for pain relief
The answer is a resounding yes. In fact Whole Body Cryotherapy Treatment (WBCT) was first developed by Dr. Yamauchi in 1978 to treat pain and inflammation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. WBCT now enjoys much more widespread use since research into how it works and its applications continues. Whole Body Cryotherapy is a form of […]