Physiotherapy

There is one physiotherapist at the school. Providing rehabilitation by means of reducing pain restores mobility, reduces need for long-term medication or expensive surgery, restore function and promote optimal quality of life as it relates to movement and function. Maintains function, mobility, strength and balance.

Prevent and manages by initiating fitness wellness program to promote healthier lifestyle. Prevent further disability such as contractures (stiffness of joints), pressure sores, and loss of mobility.

Educate by providing information to learners, parents and educators about various conditions and how to manage them & prevent further damage. Other forms of treatment like hippo therapy (horse riding) and hydrotherapy (swimming) are also offered at the school. Groups of learners are selected each week to utilize the horse-riding and swimming facilities at Chilanga School of riding (Somerset West) and Western Cape Rehab Center.