Medical aid help at hand

With the South African public healthcare system in disarray and most South Africans struggling to save, medical aid schemes ensure patients get the necessary treatment on time. MARISKA MORRIS reports The South African public healthcare system is synonymous with poor service, long queues and a lack of both resources and […]

Learning to walk again!

Three patients with paraplegia participating in a clinical study in Switzerland regained muscle movement that they lost many years ago. Could their first steps towards uninhibited mobility result in a cure for spinal cord injuries? Losing your ability to walk is one of the most difficult things to accept and […]

Holidaying accessibly in style

Karin Coetzee, occupational therapist and content creator for the travel website Disabled Travel, reviews stylish and accessible seaside accommodation. The View in Simon’s Town “Being wheelchair-dependent should not be a hindrance to holidaying.” This is the belief of the family who lets their lovely holiday house overlooking False Bay in...

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WTSA to join Tennis South Africa

Wheelchair Tennis South Africa (WTSA) is planning to hand over the reins of its programmes and operations to Tennis South Africa (TSA). The organisations are in advanced negotiations to finalise an agreement that will see Wheelchair Tennis become part of the national body of tennis and operate as a key […]

Vaal fishermen in the big leagues

The South African Sport Anglers and Casting Confederation is currently hosting the fourth Sport Fishing World Games in South Africa. The event kicked off on February 9 and will conclude on February 17. The Sport Fishing World Games has always been a very important activity on the CIPS (International Fishing […]