About Maryke Rossouw

Maryke has been helping people just like you for years, people who want to keep active and love to be healthy so they can get the most enjoyment out of life for many years to come! We believe people should have exceptionally better access to great care to help them stay active, mobile & free from painkillers. If you would like to know how the Physiotherapy team at Cilliers & Swart Physiotherapists can help you live with less pain and get back to feeling great again - we invite you to give us a call.

Sciatica

Sciatica is a symptom of irritation of the sciatic nerve that cause sharp shooting pains in the back, radiating down the Sciatic nerve to the Legs. A pinched sciatic nerve will cause symptoms of Sciatica

2019-11-08T11:27:09+02:00By |Back|

Quadriceps tendinitis

A Quadriceps Tendinitis or Tendinopathy: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Physiotherapy treatment and why it heals so slow. Tendinitis of the Quadriceps tendon is a condition when the thigh muscles’s tendon become inflamed and irritated. The quadriceps muscles are four large muscles in the front of the thigh just above the knee cap.

2019-12-03T17:22:00+02:00By |Legs|

Quadriceps muscle strain (tear)

A Quadriceps muscle stain is a tear of one of the four thigh muscles. Pulling feeling over the quads or a sharp sting as if someone shot you in the front of the thigh. Quad muscle strain: Vastus Medialis, Vastus Lateralis, Vastus Intermedius, Rectus Femoris muscle. Hence the phrase 'pulled quad'.

2019-07-22T08:27:14+02:00By |Legs|

Hamstring Tendinitis

A Hamstring tendinitis is a condition where one of the 3 hamstring tendons are inflamed due to constant irritation from repetitive overload on the tendon. This occurs either at the hamstring tendons that attach to the buttock (sitting bone) or at one of the two distal tendons that attach at the back of the knee. The hamstring tendons must be able to withstand the pulling force when its suddenly loaded.

2019-07-21T22:16:43+02:00By |Legs|