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About Carli Van Dyk

I have been helping people with problems similar to yours for years. I want you to enjoy your hobbies, and the mundane everyday things, without pain. I'd love for you to be healthy and active every day of your life. I believe there is enough suffering in the world from things we cannot control, let me help you control the suffering we can. We follow a holistic approach at Cilliers Swart Physiotherapy to help the whole of you get back to the things you love. Give us a call to find out how we can help you.

Nerve Pain

Symptoms of nerve pain can be very severe & alarming. We explain the types of nerve compression, irritation and other nerve injuries. Nerve pain (Neuralgia) is pain that is caused by damage or disease that affects the power cables of the body.

2019-07-20T13:07:42+02:00By |Conditions, Nerve|

Neck pain

The symptoms of neck pain often overlap. Our Physios explain neck muscle pain & stiffness, sharp stabbing neck pain when you turn your head. To find the culprit causing the pain we have to look at the different structures in the neck: Muscle, nerve, joints

2019-07-07T13:14:04+02:00By |Neck, Pain|

Neck Muscle Spasm

Neck muscle spasm is a symptom of either protective guarding or sustained muscle tension, that can fatigue the muscles in your neck. A Neck muscle spasm is usually an underlining cause of something else. Neck pain can be caused by a wide variety of pathology (injury to the tissue) of the different muscle layers in your neck, some more serious than other. Ask your Physio to help you understand why your neck muscles are going haywire.

2019-07-20T13:08:57+02:00By |Neck|

Sciatic Nerve pain

Sciatic nerve pain are felt along the sciatic nerve is referred to as sciatica. Sciatic nerve pain can be caused by compression, irritation or damage to the sciatic nerve branch as it runs from the lower back to the hip, leg, thigh & foot. We test, diagnose and treat sciatic nerve injury, especially Sciatica.

2019-07-20T13:09:50+02:00By |Nerve, Sciatica|

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis causes pain in the foot, towards the heel. The plantar fascia is a thin, web-like ligament that gets inflamed. We explain the Plantar Fascia's function and how it relates to foot pain.

2019-07-20T13:12:36+02:00By |Legs, Pain|

Dizziness – Vertigo

Does your dizziness come back when you are off your medication? Is your head still spinning after you have been to an Ear-nose-and-throat (ENT) specialist? Have you had a caloric test done and find yourself off balance? We have some answers for you regarding your Dizziness and Vertigo.

2019-07-20T13:11:18+02:00By |Conditions|

Back muscle spasm

Back muscle spasms is your warning that sign of a deeper, more complex problem. Your body is taking the first steps to protect itself. A physiotherapist can guide you to understand where the back muscle spasm are coming from.

2019-07-20T13:11:37+02:00By |Back, Pain|

Neck Disc injury

Neck pain can be due to a Cervical Disc Bulge or Prolapse. A Slipped neck disc cause sharp pain in the neck, shoulder blades, down the arm into the hand or fingers.

2019-07-20T13:12:05+02:00By |Neck|

Whiplash

A Whiplash injury is a collection of problems that we can expect to find when dealing with a forwards & backwards or sideways jerk of your neck.

2019-07-20T13:12:20+02:00By |Neck|