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Welcome to The Cape Hand Clinic - Range of Movement Exercises

At our physiotherapy clinic in Cape Town, we understand the importance of maintaining and improving your range of movement for optimal physical function and overall well-being. We offer a range of specialized exercises aimed at enhancing your flexibility, joint mobility, and overall range of motion. Whether you’re recovering from an injury, managing a chronic condition, or simply looking to improve your physical performance, our skilled physiotherapists are here to guide you through effective range of movement exercises tailored to your specific needs.

What are Range of Movement Exercises?

Range of movement exercises, also known as ROM exercises, are designed to target and improve the flexibility and mobility of your joints, muscles, and soft tissues. These exercises involve moving a joint through its full range of motion, promoting muscle lengthening, joint lubrication, and overall joint health. Range of movement exercises can help improve flexibility, reduce muscle stiffness, prevent joint stiffness, increase blood circulation, and enhance overall physical performance.

Benefits of Range of Movement Exercises

Incorporating range of movement exercises into your regular routine offers numerous benefits for your physical health and well-being. These exercises can:

  1. Improve Flexibility: Range of movement exercises help lengthen muscles and increase their elasticity, allowing for a greater range of motion in joints.

  2. Enhance Joint Mobility: By moving your joints through their full range, you can maintain or improve joint mobility, reducing the risk of stiffness and promoting healthy joint function.

  3. Prevent Joint Stiffness: Regular range of movement exercises can help prevent joint stiffness, particularly in individuals with sedentary lifestyles or certain medical conditions.

  4. Alleviate Muscle Stiffness: Stretching and moving muscles through their full range can relieve muscle stiffness, improving muscle function and reducing discomfort.

  5. Increase Circulation: Range of movement exercises promote blood flow to the muscles and joints, improving nutrient delivery and waste removal, which aids in tissue healing and recovery.

  6. Enhance Physical Performance: Improved flexibility, joint mobility, and muscle function can enhance your overall physical performance in various activities, such as sports, recreational pursuits, and daily tasks.

Guidance and Safety

While range of movement exercises offer numerous benefits, it's essential to perform them correctly and safely. Our experienced physiotherapists will guide you through proper technique, ensuring you are targeting the intended muscles and joints while minimizing the risk of injury. They will tailor the exercises to your specific needs, taking into account your current level of flexibility, any existing injuries, and medical considerations.

Personalized Exercise Programs

At our clinic, we believe in personalized care. Our physiotherapists will assess your individual needs and goals, creating a customized exercise program that addresses your specific range of movement limitations or concerns. These programs may include a combination of stretching exercises, joint mobilization techniques, and functional movements to improve your overall range of motion. We will monitor your progress and make any necessary adjustments to ensure you achieve optimal results.

Start Improving Your Range of Movement Today

If you're looking to enhance your flexibility, joint mobility, and overall range of motion, our range of movement exercises can help you achieve your goals. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and begin your journey towards improved physical function, reduced stiffness, and enhanced overall well-being through effective range of movement exercises.

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Why Choose Us

“Each of our clients is unique and their treatment needs may differ. That’s why we take an individual approach to understanding the specific needs and goals of each of our clients. We customize treatment plans to suit our clients’ needs..”

Nureesah Hendricks

frequently asked questions

Do you have any questions?


We consult Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 5pm. In case of an emergency, special arrangements can be made on weekends and after hours.

Hand injuries will require a 30 minute session which includes assessment and treatment. Shoulder, back and neck injuries/pain will require a 1 hour session.

No, you can schedule an appointment without a refferal. We are first line practioners and are able to diganose your condition. Furthermore, we have orthopedic upper limb specialists on site which will enable effective medical management. 

In general, we charge for the physiotherapy modalities used in your session. The cost of your session may vary depending on the treatment required on the day. You are welcome to contact us for a quote.

We charge medical aid rates; however, we are a cash based practice and accept payment on the day. You are welcome to submit your physiotherapy invoice to your medical aid for reinbursement.

Yes, you can pay with all major cards except "American Express".

Our practice is POPI Act complaint. Please refer to our POPI guide.

Bussiness Hours

Monday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED