Marc Colia Physiotherapy

WELCOME

Marc Colia Physiotherapy is a Private Physiotherapy Practice based in Ballito, KZN. We are in partnership with Dr. DS Patel at the DS Patel Medical Centre, Unit 18 Sanhall Park, 1 Kirsty Close, Ballito. We also now have introduced a satellite practice based in Shakaskraal, shop 5 Ushaka Square, lot 32, Old Main Road, Shakaskraal.

 

Our Physiotherapy based practice is affiliated and contracted to the Netcare Alberlito Hospital.

 

We pride ourselves in providing physiotherapy services for all, so for those patients who have disability and/or difficulty to get to our rooms, we provide House Calls (Home Visits) in and around the greater Ballito area.

 

Marc Colia

B. Physiotherapy (UKZN) SASMA & EIM Accredited

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ABOUT US

Marc Colia Physiotherapy aids in the Management and Rehabilitation of Neurological, Musculoskeletal and Cardio-pulmonary conditions.

 

Physiotherapist are first line practioners, which means that anyone can consult a physiotherapist without needing a referral from a medical doctor.

 

Physiotherapy can help in almost every condition that affects your muscles, joints and nerves. Physiotherapy helps repair damage to the body by speeding up the healing process and reducing pain and stiffness. Physiotherapist do not just offer treatment; but we also provide assistance to help to prevent injuries and help to avoid further reoccurring injuries from recurring.

 

MISSION

To provide an equally High Quality Health Service to all, and to holistically rehabilitate our patients to their highest functional ability. Our Specialty is you.

 

Marc Colia

Marc is a UKZN Physiotherapy graduate. He completed his community service at Port Shepstone Regional Hospital and has since gained experience in both, the public and private sectors. Marc has a keen interest in Sports Physiotherapy, and is a SASMA (South African Sports Medicine Association) aswel as an EIM (Exercise Is Medicine) accredited practioner. Marc is currently studying a part time Masters in Sports Physiotherapy at WITS University.

Marc was previously a junior international rugby player for Italy u20 in the Six Nations aswel as representing and captaining the Sharks at all age group levels from u12 up until the u21 respective provincial teams. His love for sport is enormous and his love for sports rehabilitation is even bigger. Marc suffered an almost rugby career ending injury when he was 19 and spent many months getting treatment on the opposite side of the Physiotherapy plinth. He now prides himself as having great experience as the physiotherapist aswel as the injured athlete, he says this makes him understand his patients a lot better and he can thus relate to their situation, their complaints and their need for the Physiotherapist. Marc has previously worked as the Sports physiotherapist for the UKZN Varsity Shield Rugby team under previously Lions and All Blacks Head Coach and player and currently USA head coach John Mitchell. Marc also worked with the Crusaders rugby club and is currently assisting with the Ballito Dolphins Rugby teams. Even though Marc specialises in sport, he also has a keen interest in Neurological-physiotherapy and rehabilitation as well as ICU Cardio-Pulmonary physiotherapy.

Arvin Singh

Arvin has a holistic approach to physiotherapy and believes that a comprehensive assessment is essential for an effective treatment. One should treat the cause, and not just the complaint, because without attending to the culprit, the complaint will just keep returning

Arvin studied at UKZN, graduating in 2012. He completed his Community Service at Kopanong Hospital in Vereeniging, during 2013. Before joining Marc Colia Physiotherapy, he worked for Viranna/Bodha Physiotherapy in Umhlanga. During that time, he gained valuable experience seeing patients at Mount Edgecombe, Umhlanga & Gateway hospitals. Arvin enjoys treating sport specific & neurologically conditions, however, he is also familiar with general orthopaedics (including pre & post op physiotherapy), dermatology conditions (such as Cellulites) & paediatrics.

 

The Treatment techniques from our physios may include: skilled hands-on therapy, dry needling, electrotherapy, personalised exercise programs, advice and patient education.

‘Every patient will be treated with integrity and respect. All our services are delivered with professionalism, excellence and passion. Our speciality is our patients, and if it is in the best interests of our patients to get further consultation, and advice with any other medical professional, or specialist, we will gladly refer and assist in arranging these consultations for you.’

Common Problems WE TREAT

Musculoskeletal Conditions:

Neck pain and stiffness, Back pain and stiffness, Whiplash injuries, Sports Injuries, Muscle & Ligament strains or sprains, Joint aches and pain such as Arthritis, Headaches and more.

 

Upper Limb and work related problems know as Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI).

 

Respiratory Conditions:

From new-borns to the elderly; Pneumonia, Asthma, Bronchitis, Chest infections, COPD and any other breathing or respiratory difficulty. We are also able to assist infants and children with chest physiotherapy and suction (removal of mucus). Sinusitis can also be treated with various physiotherapy modalities.

 

Neurological Conditions:

Stroke Rehabilitation, Post Traumatic brain injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Bell’s palsy and other Neurological problems. Problems affecting children including cerebral palsy and Pregnancy related symptoms such as low back pain and stress incontinence.

 

Our physiotherapist will fully Assess your condition, diagnose the problem and try and help you understand what is wrong before commencing treatment. We will work with you to develop a rehabilitation plan that takes into account a holistic approach to your general health, your lifestyle, your leisure and your sporting activities. Our physiotherapist will advise you on exercises, stretches and/or other treatments necessary needed to improve your condition holistically.

 

The Treatment techniques from our physios may include: skilled hands-on therapy, dry needling, electrotherapy, personalised exercise programs, advice and patient education.

 

‘Every patient will be treated with integrity and respect. All our services are delivered with professionalism, excellence and passion. Our speciality is our patients, and if it is in the best interests of our patients to get further consultation, and advice with any other medical professional, or specialist, we will gladly refer and assist in arranging these consultations for you.’

TREATMENTS CAN INCLUDE

• Exercise Programmes designed to improve flexibility, mobility and strength of your muscles

• Joint manipulation and mobilisation to reduce pain and stiffness

• Massage and Soft tissue mobilisation techniques such as Myofascial release and trigger point therapy

• Dry needling (releases spasm, improves circulation to assist with healing)

• Muscle and joint Re-education

• Chest Physiotherapy (Airway clearance techniques)

• Deep breathing exercises to assist in a variety of breathing activities

• Advice, Education and Rehabilitation to full functional recovery

 

While our focus is hands-on treatment, there is most certainly a place for electrotherapy and other modalities.  Electrotherapy and the use of hot and cold packs to relieve pain, reduce swelling, improve movement, speed up the healing process and increase functional ability.

 

These Electrotherapy treatments include:

•Ultrasound (inflammation, swelling, bruising)

•Laser (healing of various tissues)

•Interferential and TENS therapy (swelling and pain control)

•Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) – (muscle stabilization, strengthening and control)

•Cryo-Therapy (Use of hot and cold techniques)

 

Marc Colia Physiotherapy has a keen interest in Sports Physiotherapy but also provides holistic treatment and rehabilitation for all of the above specified fields and conditions.

 

CONTACT US

We have recently moved from the Ballito Bay Mall and are now situated at unit 18 Sanhall Office Park, Ballito. We welcome you to come visit us at our new place.

PHYSICAL ADDRESS

Unit 18 San Hall Office Park,

1 Kirsty Close, Ballito (4420)

Office: 032 9460915/9

Cell: 0836055381 / 0836055372

Email: physio.marc@gmail.com

SATELLITE PRACTICE

Shop 5, Ushaka Square, Lot 32, Old Main Road, Shakaskraal (4450)

Tel: 032 947 0887

Cell: 084 769 9486

 

All sessions are appointment based, so as to minimize/eliminate waiting periods and each client is given, full and individual attention.

Appointment times vary between 40 minutes to an hour.

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OFFICE HOURS

Monday to Friday:

08h00 to 17h00

Saturday:

08h00 to 12h00

 

Clients can only be accommodated on weekends or after-hours, if appointments are made in advance.

PHYSIO FOR ALL

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