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Making a Positive Impact

Zilke Kolenić

Zilké graduated from Stellenbosch University in 2014 with a BSc Honours in Biokinetics. She completed her internship at the Biokinetic Rehabilitation Centre in Walvis Bay in Namibia and has been in private practice in the Southern Suburbs since 2016. She has a passion for the general wellbeing of her patients and believes that anyone is capable of benefitting from exercise, no matter what their condition or abilities. Her personal interests include the maintenance of a balanced active, social and family orientated lifestyle.

Micaela finished her first degree in Human Movement Sciences and Psychology in 2019 and carried on to finish her second degree in 2022 with a Bhsc in Biokinetics at the North-West University. She is a newly qualified junior biokineticist at the Constantiaberg Human Performance Centre. Micaela loves that she can play a role in helping someone improve their physical functioning and quality of life. Her interests include working with sports people and those with various types of chronic conditions. 

Micaela Frade

At Zilke Kolenić Biokineticists, we believe that exercise is medicine! As a Biokineticist, my passion is to guide the world towards a healthier lifestyle. Everybody is unique, with their own strengths and limitations. We hope to achieve results by using monitored, scientifically based exercise programmes within a safe and controlled environment, specific to each individual patient’s needs and goals. This could then allow the patient to either return to activity after injury or, in the case of the elderly, complete activities of daily living with confidence and increased ease. I aim to transform your lifestyle and influence you to make more mindful decisions when it comes to your health. 

WHAT WE DO - what is biokinetics? 

Biokinetics is defined as the science of movement through the application of exercise in rehabilitative treatment. Biokineticists are medical professionals who use specific exercise prescription in order to improve a patients’ physical condition and their quality of life. Their main concerns include health promotion, maintenance of physical abilities and final phase rehabilitation of orthopaedic injuries and chronic conditions.

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