Courageous Colin takes on Amashova cycle race with rehab team

Courageous Colin takes on Amashova cycle race with rehab team: Colin Mitchell (centre) participated in the Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic with the Medicross Highway Sub-Acute and Rehabilitation Hospital cycling team, including (from left to right) occupational therapist, Kim Jones; physiotherapist, Estelle Buys, and charge sister, Arina Coetzee. Photo: Medicross Just five months after 30-year-old Colin Mitchell of Marina Beach on the KZN South Coast was involved in a motorcycling accident that resulted in injuries to his spine causing him to … [Read more...]

Luxury rehab: is it worth the money you pay?

Luxury rehab: is it worth the money you pay?: Luxury rehab centres started popping up in the 1980s and yes, for a long time they were the domain of the rich and famous. If you were fabulously wealthy or enjoyed celebrity status, you could slip away discretely and spend time recuperating at a high-heel rehab centre. If you weren’t, you more than likely found yourself subjected to a punishing regime at a facility that favoured a bootcamp approach to treating addiction. The no-frills approach where inpatients find themselves making their own beds, … [Read more...]

Luxury rehab: Why it is now the norm

Luxury rehab: Why it is now the norm: Luxury rehab centers started popping up in the 1980s and yes, for a long time they were the domain of the rich and famous. If you were fabulously wealthy or enjoyed celebrity status, you could slip away discretely and spend time recuperating at a high-heel rehab center. If you weren’t, you more than likely found yourself subjected to a punishing regime at a facility that favored a boot camp approach to treating addiction. The no-frills approach where inpatients find themselves making their own beds, peeling … [Read more...]