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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 https://emily-smith.net/2021/04/13/jj-vaccine-pause/


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   https://www.nea.gov.sg/our-services/public-cleanliness/environmental-cleaning-guidelines/guidelines/interim-list-of-household-products-and-active-ingredients-for-disinfection-of-covid-19


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

The best medicine

Often when a patient consult with their local GP they have tried multiple home remedies or over-the-counter medication. It it then often expected that the doctor will prescribe medication that will “fix the problem.” This in itself isn’t such an unreasonable expectation but often one of the most important treatment options are overlooked or disregarded.…
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February 14, 2019 1