Nuno Henriques


Physiotherapist

Expertise

My expertise are focused towards sports injuries and improving performance. Rehabilitation and biomechanical corrections form a big part of my approach. I also have years of exposure to post operative cases and rehabilitating back to function.

Qualifications

BSc Human Physiology and BPhysT Physiotherapy both attained from the University of Pretoria . I have also done post graduate courses and diplomas in Sports Physiotherapy (SPT1), Kinesiotaping, Dry needling, Pilates and Basic life support and CPR.

What kind of Physio are you?

I am a proactive individual working on building strength of character, developing mental toughness and living with courage . High level of empathy for patients, goal oriented, looking for constant and never ending improvement.

Which is the most challenging case to treat?

Any kind of tendinopathy can prove hard to treat as it doesn’t follow the typical stages of healing and the process of recovery tends to be more drawn out.

What is the most common advise to give to your patient?

Exercise is medicine. There are no shortcuts to life just like there are no shortcuts to your recovery . Prioritise yourself .

What’s make a good physiotherapy?

A great physiotherapist is someone who is passionate about their day to day practice , they are great listeners and empathisers with a wealth of knowledge that can be harnessed at any time to improve the quality of life of their patients.