More about Suné Wärnich-Nel
Suné graduated in 2001 and started her own
practice in 2002 with the Leipoldt Sport and
Wellness Clinic in Bellville. Working closely with a
sports physician, -psychiatrist, biokineticist and
dietician she gained a lot of knowledge and
experience. During the past nine years she attended
many courses and workshops to equip herself with
the latest procedures and techniques.
There are two main scopes of her practise:
From the elite professional sports man/woman to
the social participant. She works closely with
coaches and trainers.
From the elderly with degeneration problems
through to the business man/woman, housewives
and school kids.
Suné is currently running her practice
home in Parow. She also works at a psychiatric
clinic in Bellville. Suné has a passion for
physiotherapy and to help each patient individually
with their injuries, pain or related problem back into
a functional environment.
Physical therapy is concerned with identifying
and maximising quality of
life and movement potential within the spheres of promotion, prevention,
treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation. This encompasses
physical, psychological, emotional, and social well being. Physical
involves the interaction between physical therapist, patients/clients,
health professionals, families, care givers, and communities in a process
where movement potential is assessed and goals are agreed upon,
using knowledge and skills unique to physical therapists.
What is a Physio?
Physiotherapy is concerned with:
- Assessing, treating and preventing human movement
- Restoring normal function or minimising dysfunction
and pain in
adults and children with physical impairment.
- To enable them to achieve the highest possible
independence in their lives.
- Preventing recurring injuries and disability
in the workplace, at
home, or during recreational activities and promoting community
health for all age groups.
- Skilled evaluation.
- Skilled hands on therapy such as mobilisation,
massage and acupressure.
- Individually designed exercise programmes,
- Sophisticated equipment and biofeedback.
- Specialised electrotherapy equipment, heat and
- Suitable walking aids, splints and appliances,