Does my Medical Aid cover Biokinetics?
Biokinetics is registered with the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) and uses ICD10 codes and tariffs when treating conditions.
Most Medical Aids cover Biokinetics in full with claims coming out of the Medical Aid Savings (out of hospital funds).
Scope of Practice
⦁ Musculoskeletal status: managment of muscle strains, ligament sprains, repetitive strain injuries and joint instability through a combination of strengthening, stability & flexibility exercises.
⦁ Core & pelvic stabilisation through muscle awareness and activation of pelvic floor and core muscles.
⦁ Pre and post pregnancy exercise prescription through kegel and pelvic floor training.
⦁ Callisthenics exercises.
⦁ Pre- & post surgery “prehab” and “rehab”.
⦁ Arthritis management through strengthening of muscles surrounding affected joints.
⦁ Improvement of activities of daily living such as gardening, driving, housework and carrying children.
⦁ Low muscle tone management in children and teenagers.
⦁ Movement education and body awareness.
⦁ Chronic disease: diabetes, hypertension, stroke, cancer, Parkinson’s, osteoporosis & obesity.
⦁ Video analysis and biomechanical & postural correction
⦁ Vitality testing
⦁ Sports specific fitness testing, bike setup & running gait analysis
⦁ Cardiac Rehabilitation through exercise
Biokinetics is the health care profession concerned with:
⦁ Physical Activity as medicine
⦁ Health Management
⦁ Maintenance and enhancement of physical abilities and performance
⦁ Clinical Management
⦁ Total well-being
⦁ Therapeutic Recreation
⦁ Functional Movement
⦁ Corporate wellness
⦁ Discovery Vitality Fitness assessments
⦁ Watt bike training