For HEINRICH GRIMSEHL rehabilitation is much more than simply fitting a patient for a prosthesis. He shares his thoughts What is a rehabilitation protocol and why is it so important? This is better explained by an example. Let’s say for example your leg was amputated below the knee, the wound...
In 2012, after a tragic gymnastics accident, Brandon Beack became a quadriplegic wheelchair user. While training, he lost concentration and fell off the parallel bars, missing the safety mats and landing on his head. He broke his neck at C6/ C7 spinal motion vertebrae and was left instantly paralysed from […]
The effects of coronavirus (or COVID-19) has been felt globally with many countries around the world managing the pandemic with varying degrees of success. There is still so much that we have to learn about the coronavirus as it affects people in many different ways. In a South African […]
Rehabilitation often requires the therapist to push the patient beyond what they think they are able to do. For Marnus van Graan, the professional push from the staff at Care@Midstream, a division of ClaytonCare Group, made all the difference in his recovery. In 2016, Van Graan was in a car […]
The Chris Burger Petro Jackson Players’ Fund linked up with the Walking with Brandon Foundation to put on a series of Enable workshops for 14 recipients of the Players’ Fund. This all-encompassing event took place at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) on two days: October 28 and […]
The Bags of Hope project was launched in September 2003 as a joint venture between Coloplast and the QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA) to supply persons with a spinal cord injury (SCI), and their families, with the information to cope with the lifestyle change. It aims to help them […]