Anna-Mart Kruger Physiotherapy is a healthcare practitioner registered with the Allied Health Profession’s Council of Namibia.
A Physiotherapist provides services to individuals to develop maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability throughout the lifespan, by scientific use of movement techniques based upon physiological principles.It includes providing services in circumstances where movement and function are threatened by ageing, injury, disease or environmental factors.
What Conditions can we treat?
Physiotherapy is multi-dimensional and can treat a vast variety of conditions. Primarily it focuses on the restoration and rehabilitation of the circulatory and musculo-skeletal systems; it can, however be used to treat conditions as diverse as sports injuries, arthritis and respiratory problems.
Sport-& Spinal Physiotherapy
Nearly 60% of all patients that visit a physician suffer from neck and back pain. If this is you, you're among the majority. Sport & Spine Physical Therapy boasts a full spectrum of treatment techniques to assist you with your recovery. Treatment may include education and exercise.
After injury, after surgery, after any disruption to the musculoskeletal system, orthopedic rehabilitation is vital to restoring activity, strength and motion. Our team recognizes that many patients typically suffer from functional deficits, deficiencies and weaknesses. It's our job to leverage our knowledge of surgical procedures to accurately evaluate each person and develop the most effective, evidence-based treatment plan.
If you have suffered a sports related injury, undergone surgery or are watching from the sidelines because of pain, don't wait another day. Sport specific rehabilitation not only requires the knowledge of injury and disease, but also includes a thorough understanding of what the body must endure during each dynamic movement performed by an athlete. Sport & Spine Physical Therapy offers a full spectrum of treatment techniques to assist you with your recovery.
As people get older they are more likely to develop arthritits which affects the joints and can reduce mobility. Physiotherapy helps to ease stiffness in the joints and to increase blood flow to the muscles and enhance the range of physical movement. Physiotherapy can also help to build strength. The exercises are often gentler for older people who are usually more fragile.
Respiratory problems and Sinusitis
Patients suffering from conditions including pneumonia, asthma and lung cancer benefit from physiotherapy. Physiotherapists make use of Nebulization, Postural Drainage, Percussions and Vibration to help loosen secretions and improve air intake into the lungs. Physiotherapists can perform exercises, which help to clear the chest and ease breathing.
As a general rule TMJ opening disorders (how the jaw moves when opening or closing) are more likely to be successfully treated with jaw movement improvement techniques such as massage, dry needling/acupuncture, muscle stretch/relaxation/coordination exercises or joint capsule stretching techniques that are provided by your physiotherapist.