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New specialised gym equipment a boon for patients ?>

New specialised gym equipment a boon for patients

The Saint Giles remedial gym has new¬†state of the art Motomed machines for wheelchair patients. They are imported from Germany and are first of its kind in KZN. “People who had little strength are now doing so much better and can pedal by themselves,” said Rory Hassall, gym manager. The machines provide passive, motor-assisted, active resistance-movement therapy for wheelchair patients. “Our wheelchair patient numbers are growing weekly and we currently have 37,” said Rory. We have bought one machine already…

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