Maccabiah 2022

Maccabiah 2022

Earlier this year I was contacted by the German Maccabiah federation to be their official physiotherapist for their team representing Germany in the 2022 Maccabiah games. At first, I was hesitant to accept the position as it would take up a lot of time and keep me...
Private Physiotherapy

Private Physiotherapy

The Benefits of Private Physiotherapy? Socialized medicine is a wonderful thing, however, there are some drawbacks as I am sure many of you have experienced and one of them is physiotherapy. What are the weaknesses of Kupat cholim Physiotherapy? To see a Kupat cholim...
FAQ

FAQ

Q1. Am I eligible for a rebate from my Kupat Cholim or private health insurance? A1. Clallit Mushlam members receive a substantial rebate for private physiotherapy and any private health insurance which includes ambulatory coverage receive a rebate. Q2. What is the...
Dry Needling part 2

Dry Needling part 2

How does Dry Needling work?   As mentioned in my previous blog post, needles can be placed in or around various structures in the body depending on the desired response.  When the fine, hair-like needle is inserted into a trigger point, a local twitch response...
Clinical Pilates

Clinical Pilates

Pilates   How did Pilates come to be? Pilates was invented by Joseph Pilates, in his youth he suffered from many ailments such as asthma, rickets and rheumatic fever. Joseph was an extremely motivated person and overcame these ailments to become an accomplished...
Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis what is it?   Osteoarthritis is the most common chronic condition that affects our joints. A joint is a point in the body where 2 bones meet and work harmoniously in conjunction with muscles, tendons and ligaments to create and allow movement....
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