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Specialist Care

Specialist Care - Physiotherapists
St Benedict's has onsite physiotherapists at the Ravens Gym. The physiotherapists assist in the treatment of:
  • All sports injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Musculoskeletal tears
  • Headaches
  • Computer backs
  • All spinal conditions
  • Joint pains
  • Orthopaedic (pre and post-operative)
  • Chest conditions
The physiotherapists treat patients from acute stages of injury to FULL recovery. The patients are given a rehabilitation programmes of exercising, stretching and strengthening.

Note that the physiotherapy practice operates independently of St Benedict's. They offer medical aid rates and deals with medical aids directly.

Specialist Care - Biokineticists
Biokinetics is defined as life through movement. We are health care professionals registered with the Health professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). A Biokineticist is a clinical exercise specialist that uses the application of exercise to treat rehabilitative injuries all the way to general health and fitness. Our primary role as a Biokineticist is to improve your quality of life through exercise and movement.

What we treat/offer:
Orthopaedic Injury Management (Sport injuries, overuse injuries, chronic conditions etc...)
Chronic Disease management (Heart disease, hypertension, arthritis, diabetes etc...)
Pre-Hab (pre-surgical rehabilitation)
Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
General Health and Fitness
Low Muscle Tone
Sport Specific Training
Discovery Vitality and Momentum Multiply Fitness Assessments
Sport Massage

We at Van Vuuren Biokinetics consist of a team of four highly qualified Biokineticist’s who can assist you with your return to normal activities of daily living. (Yolande Van Vuuren, Tarryn Sinden, Natasha Eekhout & Michael Irvine)
Michael will be the resident Biokineticist at St Benedicts College based in the Ravens Sport Centre. Michael completed his Bsc Sport Science Undergraduate at Stellenbosch University (2013) and his BHSc honors degree in Biokinetics (2014) at Stellenbosch University. 
Michael has a passion for Water Polo and many other sports such as Rugby, Soccer, Tennis, Rowing and Golf.

Contact Details:
Van Vuuren Biokinetics
Tel: St Benedicts: 076 341 9496
Planet Fitness (Bedford Centre): 071 527 3990
Email: biokinetics.vanvuuren@gmail.com

Specialist Care
 Physiotherapy St Benedict's
 Tel:   Harcus Rd: 011 021 8601
    Bradford Rd: 011 615 8601
 More:   Website
 van Vuuren Biokinetics
 Tel:  011 615 9100 or 071 527 3990
 Email  biokinetics.vanvuuren.@gmail.com