Services we offer
Kobus Verster Biokinetics is a well established Biokinetics practice based in Alberton.
We work very closely with Orthopaedic Surgeons, Diabetes Specialists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Dieticians and other allied healthcare professionals to provide you with the best possible treatment options.
The goal of any rehabilitation program is to improve functional movement and overall quality of life. We make use of scientifically based exercises to heal injuries and prevent the risk of re-injury by strengthening the correct muscle groups and functional patterns.
Orthopedic injuries include chronic back pain, sport injuries, muscle and joint injuries, hip and knee replacement surgeries, amongst others.
Biokineticists make use of exercises as a modality to improve an individual’s prevent and manage various neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Dementia, Brain injuries and Spinal Cord injuries amongst others.
We also assist in the management and prevention of chronic conditions, such as Obesity, Asthma, COPD, Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia, etc.
Biokineticists assist in sport specific training to enhance strength and muscle endurance, improve flexibility and agility to enhance sports performace and allow you to excel in your sport and perform at your optimum level.
We promote general health and wellbeing by offering the following screening services: Body Fat Measurement, Glucose, Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Postural, Flexibility & Muscle Testing.
Based on these, we can make use of scientifically based methods to compile exercise programs, make recommendations and educate our clients on the way forward to achieve their ideal state of wellbeing.
Biokineticists use a wide range of games and exercises to improve functional movements, muscle tone, movement deficits, posture, sporting performance and assist with special needs children, including those with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delays, etc.
We are contacted to most medical aids to offer the following wellness services:
Discovery Vitality (Health and Fitness), Momentum Multiply (Health and Fitness), as well as the BestMed, Compcare, Nedgroup, and FedHealth Weight Management programs.
Exercise plays a major role in assisting the body with foetal development and preparing the body for childbirth.
Biokineticists make use of rehab-based exercises to improve blood circulation, muscle strength and flexibility to assist in childbirth and foetal development.
Calculate your BMI
What is the body mass index (BMI)?
The body mass index (BMI) is a measure that uses your height and weight to work out if your weight is healthy.
If your BMI is:
- below 18.5 – you’re in the underweight range
- between 18.5 and 24.9 – you’re in the healthy weight range
- between 25 and 29.9 – you’re in the overweight range
- between 30 and 39.9 – you’re in the obese range