Biokinetics

Health Through Movement!

Chronic diseases or injuries can affect a person’s life tremendously.

Biokineticists investigates how one’s ability to exercise is affected by a chronic disease or injury and how exercise can be used to treat such disorders. 

Proficiency as a biokineticist requires a knowledge base that includes the fields on anatomy, physiology, chemistry, biology and psychology

OUR BIOKINETICISTS:

Gretha Garnett
Head Biokineticist
082 448 8116

With over 15 years experience in the health and fitness industry, Gretha is committed to give every patient the best treatment he/she deserves.

Gretha has helped several elite sports people achieve their World Championship goals, and she has helped thousand of patients recover from their injuries.

She has written articles for several health and fitness magazines and has also appeared on television shows as an expert in her field.

She believes that in order to enjoy life, you have to look after your health and fitness from an overall perspective first; it is an ongoing thing which should be part of your everyday life and not just a once-off event.

Even though Gretha can treat any injury/condition, she has decided to specializes in knee and shoulder injuries

How does it work?

A patient will need an initial biokinetic assessment first before he/she can start with a rehabilitation program. And a patient needs at least 6 rehabilitation sessions before he/she can receive a home program. We pride ourselves by the fact that we make sure patients learn proper form and technique in order to see results.

Biokinetic Assessment

A comprehensive physical assessment to determine the origin and extent of the problem/injury.

It can include some or all of the following:

Rehabilitation Session

Consist of a carefully thought-through exercise prescription plan, specifically designed for every patient’s needs. 

It includes some or all of the following:

Please take note: You first have to do an assessment before you can book a rehabilitation session.

30 min Chat

A one-on-one physical, virtual or phone call appointment.

To determine, discuss or explain:

Vitality Fitness Assessment

The Vitality Fitness Assessment measures your cardio-vascular fitness and your strength and flexibility.

It’s been designed to give you an accurate and personalised assessment of your fitness and you can earn up to 7 500 Vitality points a year for completing it.

Note: Additional dependants over the age of 18 can earn a maximum of 25 000 Vitality Health points per year from all their points-earning activities.

Vitality High Performance Assessment

The Vitality High Performance Fitness Assessment is a fitness assessment for athletes who regularly take part in sporting activities and want to test their physical fitness and endurance using an effort test.

To do this assessment you need to fulfil certain qualifying criteria:

 If you have a cardiovascular condition, please obtain clearance from your doctor before continuing with this assessment.

It is your duty to disclose any medical condition to the selected Biokineticist, and to ensure that you are medically fit and able to complete the Vitality Fitness Assessment.

Gretha Garnett Biokineticist's Rates:

For more information or to book an appointment, contact The Practice on (011) 782 0393, or alternatively, click on the appropriate tab to book your appointment.

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