Biokinetics is a form of preventative and curative medicine you need for a healthy heart, body and lungs. We have the knowledge of how your muscles, bones, joints and ligaments function. Thus, the part they play in allowing you to move well during everyday and sport activities is what we know best.

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Labarre janse van Vuuren Biokinetics at Well Health Pro

SKILLED EXPERIENCED MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS

“Movement heals. We understand your body

Get the right advice & exercise program”

If you’re suffering from pain after trauma or even surgery, you are at the right place. Doing the right exercises in the correct way is the right way to solve biomechanical problems. Do it correctly, or you may cause more harm than good. Get in touch and I’ll show you.

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What is Biokinetics?

Biokinetics is the medical profession that assists you with various medical conditions and injuries. But we also help you to prevent chronic conditions and injuries. Thus, exercise is used as movement therapy because we understand how your body reacts to exercise as a form of medicine. So, the exercises we give you will help you with your health and physical problems because it is based on medical treatment.

Biokineticists ensure that you do the exercises correct
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What is a Biokineticist?

A biokineticists is a medical professional trained in Biokinetics and we believe in Life Through Movement. We form part of the medical team that helps you heal and recover. Our medical profession is different from the others in the team because we use exercise as a treatment and not other forms of treatment such as surgery, medicine, dry needling, massage or joint manipulations. A biokineticist’s knowledge of your body’s response to different forms of exercise will help you transition from a stage where you received pain treatment to a stage where you feel confident enough to do those activities you have always wanted to do.

Why us?

We are very good at improving your physical health whatever the injury or diagnosis. Using exercise and movement as a treatment will benefit you in the short and long term. The biokineticist show you how and when to exercise so that you get the most benefits for your health and body. Each process of healing and the steps you need to take is explained. We tell you why you should do the exercises. Even more important we give you targets & goals, so we can track your progress during your treatment.

You will receive the exercise as a treatment, meaning we will be with you every step of the way. Adapting your exercises if you are having a tough day or progressing your treatment exercises when you show improvement. And we make sure that we pay attention to your pain, movement, heart, lungs, blood pressure, cholesterol and sugar level in your treatment sessions.

Why you?

Biokineticists work with both healthy and unhealthy people of any age. Because our aim is to assist, motivate and advise you on how to reduce the pain. And what exercises is safe to do and which ones should be avoided. Because we don’t want you to cause any or more damage.

Do you need a referral?

Any person whether they are healthy, injured, diagnosed, young or old may contact us and make an appointment. So no referral letter is necessary to come and see us. But if you have seen another health care specialist and they have referred you to us, no problem. Please contact us to make your booking. And bring your referral letter along if you have one.

Who can we help?

  • Anyone interested in reducing the risk of family inherited diseases. (Diabetes mellitus, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, coronary artery disease, obesity, breast and colon cancer, depression etc.)
  • Anyone interested in managing their chronic disease.
  • Other chronic conditions or disabilities such as osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid-arthritis, cardiovascular disease, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, cerebral palsy, neuro-spinal injuries, cancer etc.
  • Chronic pain like low back pain
  • Any orthopaedic problem or injury (joint, muscle, ligament, tendon or fascia)
  • Prosthesis, amputees who utilize prosthetic limbs / devices
  • Upcoming or previous surgery
  • Paraplegic
  • Scoliosis
  • Elite or social athletes interested in sport enhancement
  • Eager to maintain or improve your fitness levels
  • Interested to maintain or improve current skills
  • Screening for possible injury risk
  • Improve physical functioning, well-being, health and quality of life
  • Interested to complete regular health screenings or wellness assessments (own benefit or medical aid benefits)
  • Health screening for people who would like to start exercising or who have never exercised before
  • Want to know what your possible risk factors are i.e. high blood pressure, high cholesterol
  • Eager to know your body fat percentage
  • Maybe shed some weight, tone up, lose fat and keep the good muscle
  • Elderly individuals – Supervised training who require assistance in the maintenance of their ability to perform activities of daily
    living along with their potential conditions
  • Females going through pregnancy and would like to start or continue with exercise. This is however dependent on previous
    training history and the semester you are in
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How does the initial appointment work?

What happens after the initial appointment?

Please bring with:

Bring with:
1. Comfortable clothes and sneakers
2. Medical aid information
3. Any scans (x-rays, MRI etc.) if you have
4. Referral letter if you have one
5. Asthma pump if you have asthma
6. Glucose / diabetic friendly food if you have diabetes
7. Any other medication you need when doing exercise