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Physical therapy is a healthcare specialty that includes the evaluation, assessment with limitations in functional mobility.

Current Services

What Is Biokinetics?

Biokinetics is the Science of Movement and the application of exercise in rehabilitative treatment of performance. Biokinetics’ primary function is to improve physical functioning and health care through exercise as a modality.

Biokinetics is the profession concerned with health promotion, the maintenance of physical abilities and final phase rehabilitation, by means of scientifically based physical activity programme prescription.

About Us:

Justin Jeffery Biokineticists (Adjustability) started in April 2004.The Adjustability team comprises of multiple biokineticists and an intern program, who work all around the Johannesburg area. There are three practices being Rivonia, Olivedale, and Woodmead. Adjustability practices from two corporate wellness centres at Rand Merchant Bank and Sinosteel, Sandton. Adjustability forms a part of the high-performance sports centre of St. Stithians College, Randburg. We Work in a multidisciplinary team together.

What We Offer:

  • General Health and Wellness:
    • Assessment of health risk factors with the implementation of intervention strategies to support the individual towards total wellness and movement.
    • Our services include evaluation and measurement of body posture and composition, blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol levels, muscle strength, endurance, power, flexibility and overall endurance.
    • Specific program prescription for muscle strengthening, toning, sport specific training as well as weight loss, enduro classes and general fitness.
  • Neurological and Chronic Disorders:
    • Individual and supervised exercise programmes for the prevention and management of conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, lung disease, arthritis, osteoporosis and pregnancy (pre and post natal).
    • Spinal cord and Brain Injury is a passion at our practice and of a special interest. We believe that through the modality of exercise the human body can be trained to perform optimally with what it has, helping individuals regain a lot of their independence and function.
  • Sports and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Orthopaedic Conditions:
    • Individual exercise prescription for the rehabilitation of the back, neck, knee, shoulder, hip and ankle injuries and conditions.
    • Treatment is offered from the time of the injury up to and including full participation in sport or other physical activities of life.

Exercise and sport specific testing of athletes and training specific to an athlete’s endurance, speed, flexibility, agility, power, strength and mobility.

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What Is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is the treatment of injury, disease, and disorders through physical methods — such as exercise, massage, manipulation and other treatments — over medication and surgery.

Many people may believe that physiotherapists mainly work with back and sports-related injuries, but that is not always the case. Physiotherapists are highly trained health professionals who provide treatment for people suffering from physical problems arising from injury, disease, illness, and ageing.

A physiotherapist’s purpose is to improve a person’s quality of life by using a variety of treatments to alleviate pain and restore function or, in the case of permanent injury or disease, to lessen the effects of any dysfunction.

.About Us:

Nicole Duff Physiotherapist was born out of a passion from Nicole to give hope to patients. She had worked as a physio across 3 continents and once returning home realised that she needed freedom of her own, a practice to treat and care for patients in her way, day to day. The practice has varied passions including staying up to date with the latest international research, producing our own research to help make sure all patients are treated more effectively and also to help train up students as part of Wits University to create a new passionate age of physios. However ultimately the team cares deeply about our patients. We try bringing therapy to where its most effective and easiest for you and we promise to journey with you through your difficult time with compassions, empathy and towards your most important goals

What We Offer:

Nicole Duff Physio is a

      • Home based
      • Outpatient
      • Hospital based Physiotherapy
      • Patients with neurological injuries, geriatrics, and movement disorders.


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What Is Speech Therapy?

Speech therapy is treatment for problems with speaking, language, and swallowing. It is given by a speech therapist, also called a speech-language pathologist. Speech therapy helps with using the voice properly and using the muscles to make the right sounds. It helps people understand language and express themselves.

About Us:

With years of experience, we understand how to work with our patients to ensure they receive the best care possible. Our thoughtful and personalised approach means we are fully committed to the health and well-being of all our patients

What We Offer:

  • Swallowing Disorders
    • A swallowing disorder, called dysphagia, is a difficulty or inability to swallow. Speech-language pathologists treat patients with a variety of speech-language and swallowing disorders. Our team maintains exceptional, high-level skills and clinical experience in the evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders. We devote a significant amount of our clinical practice and continuing education to diagnosing and treating this complex disorder. Because of this dedication and training, our team have learned the latest, state-of-the art clinical approaches and can most effectively and efficiently evaluate and treat individuals with swallowing disorders.
    • We have studied extensively and remain current on research in the field of swallowing and swallowing disorders. The Brainworx team provides appropriate, evidence-based treatment techniques to address the swallowing problem(s) of each individual, based upon a comprehensive swallowing assessment.
  • Speech and Language Disorders
    • Acquired speech and language problems may arise for a number of different reasons. These may include stroke, brain injury, acquired progressive disorders, head and neck cancers, dementia, motor neurone disease, and Parkinson’s disease. We offer assessment, specific advice and targeted therapy tailored to the patient’s needs. If appropriate, therapy may be offered in a one-to-one session, on a group basis or by training carers to support clients.
    • The team works closely with carers and other staff groups, such as doctors, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, nurses and dieticians, to offer assessment and advice
  • Voice Treatments
    • Through a holistic approach to medicine, I view each patient as a whole rather than a single symptom to be treated. This is just one of many procedures I perform when coming up with any diagnosis.
    • We work within a multidisciplinary team, including ENT Surgeons, Gastroenterologists, Chiropractors and Physiotherapists to manage complex voice difficulties.
  • Transgender Voice Feminisation and Masculinisation
    • For years, patients have depended on me to provide this valuable service. I offer this and other specialized options to anyone in need of a Speech Therapist they can trust. Voice feminisation and masculinisation is a unique and specialised service and I’m dedicated to building long-lasting relationships based on trust and medical integrity with every single patient.

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What Is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational therapy is the only profession that helps people across the lifespan to do the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of daily activities (occupations). Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability. 

Common occupational therapy interventions include helping children with disabilities to participate fully in school and social situations, helping people recovering from injury to regain skills, and providing supports for older adults experiencing physical and cognitive changes. Occupational therapy services typically include:

      • an individualized evaluation, during which the client/family and occupational therapist determine the person’s goals,
      • customized intervention to improve the person’s ability to perform daily activities and reach the goals, and
      • an outcomes evaluation to ensure that the goals are being met and/or make changes to the intervention plan. 

Occupational therapy practitioners have a holistic perspective, in which the focus is on adapting the environment and/or task to fit the person, and the person is an integral part of the therapy team. It is an evidence-based practice deeply rooted in science.

About Us:

We are a group of Occupational Therapists dedicated to the well-being of our clients, where we strive to give our clients the absolute best therapeutic intervention.

Our therapists have over 13 years’ experience in assisting clients with physical and cognitive rehabilitation, returning to work, home and work adaptation and assistive devices.

MC Occupational Therapy strives to gain deeper insight and understanding of your condition, limitations, and personal goals to ensure an easier transition during your recovery and while regaining function.

At MC Occupational Therapy, we take on a full client-centered approach. This means that we use collaborative approaches aimed at enabling occupation for various types of clients, including individuals, groups, corporations, or others that may require occupational therapy. As licensed occupational therapists, we do our utmost to demonstrate respect for clients, involve clients in decision-making, advocate with and for clients in meeting their needs, and recognize our clients’’ experience and knowledge.

All our therapists are accountable through the ongoing development of continued competence throughout their careers. We firmly demonstrate accountability with the qualities of commitment, leadership, and sound professional knowledge. We continually endeavor to attain the highest level of knowledge and skills required within Occupational Therapy. In addition, we identify opportunities for enhancing teamwork to effectively address the full range of needs and issues experienced by people living with limitations, disabilities, and dysfunction.

What We Offer:

    • Positive Ageing
      • As people age, our bodies and mind experience drastic changes. This is evident in our bone density, muscle strength, energy levels and endurance abilities as well as our thinking skills and memory ability…
    • Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Healthy Lifestyle
      • Psychiatric rehabilitation is an aspect of treatment that focuses on helping the person suffering from a mental illness to return to an optimal level of functioning…
    • Neuro and Physical Rehabilitation and Disability
      • Rehabilitation is at the core of occupational therapy and addresses the needs of persons with injuries, illnesses, or deficits in occupational performance due to other causes…
    • Cognitive and Perceptual rehabilitation
      • Cognition refers to information-processing functions, including memory, attention, and executive functions, such as planning, problem-solving, self- monitoring…
    • Vocational Rehabilitation
      • The aim of vocational rehabilitation is to help clients return to work after being injured or ill. Our approaches are tailored to suit each client’s needs by implementing a goal-directed…
    • Functional Capacity Assessments
      • At MC Occupational Therapy, we offer Functional Capacity Assessments- a series of tests that determine the ability of a worker…
    • Medical fitness to drive assessments
      • Driving a car provides individuals with both independence and freedom. However, driving is a complex daily living activity that demands that the…
    • THRIVE – Group therapy sessions for the elderly
      • At MC Occupational Therapy, we have a passion for promoting quality of life and enabling our clients to participate in daily….

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Other Services

Best classes to improve your strength and endurance

Exercise for some people can’t get enough and others can’t stand the thought of it. The problem is that for many of those who dread the idea of going to the gym or breaking a sweat, they simply haven’t found the right workout for them.

They have the idea of doing endless cardio, like running on a treadmill, and make excuses not to exercise. However, more and more people are discovering that there are other ways to feel great and get in shape, especially by trying out fitness classes and improving strength and endurance.

You will gain muscle mass, tone, and little by little working out will be something to look forward to and not a chore.

Earn up to 7500 Vitality points and gain a better understanding of your fitness level when you book your fitness assessment with a registered Biokineticist


The Olive Branch Therapy Centre offers Non Emergency Patient Transport.  The transport is intended for patients that are in need of alternative transport but for non-acute purposes. All vehicles are licensed to transport patients.  Depending on the need and condition of the patient. Staff are trained in first aid and not ambulance services, as this is a non-acute service.  A rate/km and a radius of 10km, as the crow flies, from the therapy centre will apply.

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