BIOKINETICS

Biokinetics is the Science of Movement and the application of exercise in rehabilitative treatment and performance.
Biokinetics is used to improve physical function and health care with exercise.

Registered biokineticists have completed an honours degree in the use of exercise in health, rehabilitation and performance. The profession is also registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.

A biokineticist can assist with exercise programs for
– health promotion
– maintenance of physical abilities & conditioning for your sport
– final phase rehabilitation (orthopeadic & chronic disease)

Using scientifically based principles and the insights from your consultation to prescribe an exercise program.

Melissa McLaren Biokinetics is based in East London.  The coastal town has a very active population.  Naturally the practice has worked a lot with athletes in their pursuit of returning to competition from injury.

The practice also has a heart for wellness.  And those struggling with direction in their exercise program since being diagnosed with a chronic condition.

Read through the sections on rehabilitation and wellness for further information on these aspects of the practice.