What is a Biokineticist?
Biokinetics is comprised of orthopaedic rehabilitation (strengthening of muscles to protect joints during both sport and activities of daily living), chronic disease management (prescription and monitoring of individualised cardiovascular exercise) and total wellness (lifestyle and stress management). Recognised by and registered with the HPCSA (Health Professions council of South Africa), Biokinetics is the field of specialised exercise therapy which functions in alliance to both the health and medical industries.
What does it involve?
A Biokineticist is an exercise specialist that improves a person’s strength, physical status and quality of life by performing an individualised assessment followed by prescribing, correcting and monitoring specific strength, stretching and cardio exercises which are progressed at the rate of the individual’s improvement.