Rehabilitation Unit


The Rehabilitation team thrives to give the best care by understanding the patients needs while working towards rehabilitation of their maximum capability.


Treatment of disease or injury by use of physical means such as exercise, heat and massage rather than use of drugs. The following agents are used to achieve


Shortwave Diarthemy

This is treatment by use of electromagnetic frequencies, which transmit heat into 

deeply, situated structures of the body


Treatment by means of mechanical vibrations with the aim of reducing inflammation and pain after injury or surgery

T.E.N.S (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)

These are types of currents for stimulating the nerve system with the aim of reducing pain

Electrical Stimulation

For re-educating damaged nerves and re-training weak muscles

Interferential Therapy

Used for muscle training and pain control

Exercise Therapy

Exercise for strengthening, balancing, co-ordination and maintenance of the muscular skeletal


Manual Therapy

Soft tissue manipulation, commonly known as “Hands On” or massage



Intermittent or continuos traction (pulls) given to cervical or lumbar region to 

relieve pain and nerve pressure

Wax Therapy

Heat therapy that is used to relax small joints such as hands and



This is treatment by use of water at a maintained temperature of 35 to 37 C for 

thermal effect. It induces relaxation and reduces pain thus enabling full 

movement to be achieved


Treatment by use of application oriented activities to evaluate and rehabilitate persons with impaired function.

Paediatric Therapy

Developmental milestones training, sensory integration, fabricate orthosis and 


General Rehabilitation

For physical disabilities as a result of illness e.g. stroke or other injuries. Also 

hand rehabilitation following injuries, fractures or surgery


For supportive and/or corrective purposes for injuries of the hand(s), neck or




The assessment and treatment of communication disorders in children and adults. These disorders may be since birth or acquired in a later illness or injury.

Includes treatment for:

Language difficulties e.g. delay disorders in children and aphasia in adults. Speech difficulties e.g. articulation delay/disorder in children and verbal dyspraxia and dysarthria in children and

adults Voice Disorders e.g. dysphonia Stammering/stuttering (dysfluency) Hearing impairment, e.g. speech and language delay in children Difficulties in chewing, drinking and swallowing

(dyspagia) Patients with Cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome, Cleft lip and palate, Cerebral malaria, Stroke, Head injury, Motor Neurone, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Dementia, Laryngectomy, Glossectomy and other neurological difficulties and developmental syndromes can benefit greatly from the treatment Hire and Sale of Equipment We hire and sell a range of equipment at very competitive prices: Walking aids, crutches walking sticks, frames and

tripods Triflos and peak-flowmeters Wheelchairs

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