Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists are medical professionals who specialise in treating injuries and conditions that impact physical movement. They treatment injury, disease, and disorders through physical methods such as exercise, massage, manipulation, and other treatments to prevent the need for medication and / or surgery..

Physiotherapy at Bay Life Centre

Diagnosis and Treatment

Physiotherapists are first-line practitioners that are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of pathology, injury, or deformity by hands-on physical methods, dry needling, electrotherapeutic modalities, and exercise, rather than by drugs or surgery.


Maximise Physical Potential

The Aim is to maximize physical potential and restore physiological and social wellbeing. The patient is empowered through the process of healing, taught how to care for themselves encouraging independence and responsibility.


Injury Management

Injury management at every stage of recovery which includes: Pain of injured site, Range of movement of joint(s) involved, Strength of surrounding tissue, Load/Force through the site of injury, Endurance of nerve, muscle, tendon, Return to the previous functional level, Managing patient expectations, and Secondary complications.

Gerald Muller

Physiotherapist

Gerald studied a B.Sc in Biological Sciences at Nelson Mandela University, before moving to Cape Town to study Physiotherapy at the University of Cape Town. He then completed his Community Service year at Langebaanweg Airforce Base, on the West Coast, and accepted an opportunity at the Sports Injuries Centre, in Cape Town. He spent the first 7 years of Private Practice at the Centre and was privileged to work with other influencers in the field.

Gerald enjoyed exposure to many sports disciplines while being based at the University of Cape Town. He started his my own practice in 2010, travelled with teams, worked abroad, and participated in a Masters programme with UCT in the field of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine. His patient experience ranges from children to the elderly; from the elite sportsperson to the chronically ill.

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