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Zimbabwe to Grand Cayman

My name is Jenny. I’m a Zimbabwean-born Australian currently travelling around the world, volunteering and working within my profession, physiotherapy.

I graduated in Perth in 2008, worked in the ‘Aussie Outback’ for 2 years and made my way back to Zimbabwe at the beginning of this year (2011) to volunteer in an HIV clinic in Harare. I spent 5 months at Newlands Clinic working with adults with HIV related neurological conditions and HIV positive children with chronic respiratory disorders.

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Carifta 2011

I am the Physiotherapist for the Cayman Islands swimming team.  In April I travelled to the CARFITA swim meet in Barbados. The group of 18 youngsters returned home with 7 medals!

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Core Training and the Athlete

Much has been written recently about Core strength and training in relation to low back dysfunction but less attention is paid to the role the Core plays in upper and lower limb function, injury and treatment.

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Physiotherapy and Acupuncture

Medical AcupunctureAcupuncture is one of the many skills used within physiotherapy as an integrated approach to the management of pain, inflammation and as a means of enhancing the body’s own healing chemicals in order to aid recovery and rehabilitation.

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