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Waverley Medical Centre

COVID-19 vaccines

COVID-19 Vaccines…the current buzzword in all medical circles…We have found an increase in patients requesting information regarding the different types of vaccines. Everyone is wondering, curious or worried! There is a magnitude of information available in the press, social media and everyone has an opinion We as Doctors are positive and feel everyone should get…
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May 16, 2021 0

J&J vaccine pause due to blood clots

Many people have seen the news and are worried about the vaccine’s side effects and risks This is a very good article specifically about the J&J vaccine. As a big part of our population were/are due to receive this vaccine I thought it a good idea to share

April 14, 2021 0

COVID-19 vaccine – 07/01/2021

The SA government was applauded this morning by making an announcement regarding the procurement of a COVID-19 vaccine. At this stage this will only be for health care workers but there will likely be more options in the next few months COVID-19 vaccine – Business Day COVID-19 vaccine roll-out details There is so much talk…
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January 7, 2021 0

SA Paediatric association press release on closure of schools

PMG and SAPA position statement on school closures_July 2020

July 29, 2020 0

Kids & Exercise

The benefit of exercise for children An active child is a happy child! Follow Booyen Biokineticists on fb for some great tips on how to exercise with your kids kidsActivities

July 1, 2020 0

How do I keep my house COVID-19 free?

See the website below for a list of common household cleaning items that will kill COVID-19 on surfaces

May 13, 2020 1

Foot pain

Foot pain is debilitating. If you can’t step on your foot you can’t walk/work/exercize. This has a big impact on your day-to-day functionality. One of the most common causes of heel pain is Plantar Fasciitis The pdf shows a summary of this common condition:   Plantar Fasciitis   Please see the link below for more detailed…
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March 27, 2020 1

I have a headache…again

The  WHO (world health organization) estimates that the prevalence among adults is about 50%. Half to three quarters of adults aged 18–65 years in the world have had headache in the last year.  Headache on 15 or more days every month affects 1.7–4% of the world’s adult population. Despite regional variations, headache disorders are a…
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March 3, 2020 0

Why would I or my child need to see a speech therapist?

Please click on the link to access the PDF file Speech-Language Pathologist?

February 18, 2020 0