Tanya Bell-Jenje MSc Physiotherapy

Rehabilitation in Sport. There is no ‘One size fits all’

I was recently asked to give a 1-hour online talk on Rehabilitation in Sport. At first I wondered what to do with this topic. It’s so broad & ill-defined. There are so many different sports, so many different levels of competency and competition. From social participation to competing at the highest international level. Individual and …

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5 of my Favourite Abdominal Strengthening Exercises

Optimal functioning of the muscles of the Abdominal Wall are essential for many daily tasks such as breathing, rotational activities and transference of loads. Prescribing Abdominal exercises can be overwhelming as there is such a wide range of options, all targeting specific areas of the abdomen, and not addressing the whole system. Let’s look at …

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Rehabilitation Guidelines for an Open Latarjet

Ushala Misra (B.Physio) UKZN, Physiotherapist at BRH Physios Shoulder instability, particularly anterior instability affects 24 per 100,000 persons in a population annually, with increased incidences recorded in men, athletes involved in contact sport, and military personnel, particularly in the second and third decades of life. The principles of the current Latarjet procedure were described in …

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SCAPULAR VS GLENOHUMERAL DYSFUNCTION: WHICH IS THE CHICKEN AND WHICH IS THE EGG?

Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder Pain (RCRSP) is an umbrella term for a wide variety of previously described shoulder pathologies such as subacromial impingement, rotator cuff tendinopathy, posterior impingement, biceps tendinopathy and bursal pathology. A common presentation is pain and/or weakness in the region of the shoulder, usually the mid-deltoid region, with the worst movement being …

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