The Team

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Physiotherapists

Our team consists of a dedicated group of individuals with vast experience and a variety of special interests who are passionate about people and holistic healing. We participate in ongoing continuing education in our special interests and are registered with the South African Society of Physiotherapy. All Physiotherapists have extensive training in manual therapy, respiratory and orthopaedic conditions and/or gender/pelvic health. As physiotherapists, we are committed to providing our patients with tools necessary to facilitate recovery and keep their specific needs in mind.

Marietjie

Marietjie Martin

PARTNER

BSc Physiotherapy (US – 1989)

Interested in: Gender Health (Women’s & Men’s Health); Orthopaedics – Spinal problems; Paediatrics;

Special Interest: Gender Health & Pelvic Health

Pregnancy and post-natal care;

Post-Mastectomy Rehabilitation;

Post-Pelvic Surgery Rehabilitation i.e prolapse repair, prostatectomy

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: Bladder & Bowel problems, Pelvic Pain, Pelvic Floor Training.

Marina

Marina Wege

PARTNER

BSc Physiotherapy (US – 1996 – Cum Laude)

Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Diploma (US – 1999)
BSc Physiotherapy Hons (US – 2000)
MSc Physiotherapy (US – 2003) – Thesis: An investigation into the role of the muscles controlling hip extension in elite female field hockey players.

Part time lecturer: The Hip, Lumbar Spine, Overuse injuries & Growing pain in children

Interested in: Sport, Orthopaedics (lower limb) and Spinal problems.

Special Interests: Hip Injuries.

Elizma

Elizma van der Merwe

PARTNER

BSc Physiotherapy (US – 2003)

Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Diploma (US – 2006)

MSc Physiotherapy (US – 2012) – Thesis: The effect of central lumbar postero-anterior Sustained Natural Apophyseal Glides in adults with lumbar spinal fusions three months post-operatively.

Interested in: Orthopaedics – Spine, hip and knees; Post-operative rehabilitation; Sport injuries

Special interest: Spinal rehabilitation

Madalene

Madalene Bruwer

BSc Physiotherapy (US – 1986)

BSc Physiotherapy Hons (US – 1990)

Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Diploma (US – 1997)

Interested in: Sport injuries; Orthopaedics; Paediatrics.

Special Interest: Hand therapy

1997 Physiotherapist for SA U/18 Girl’s hockey team

Yolandi

Yolandi Bester

BSc Physiology and Psychology (US – 2000)

BSc Physiotherapy (UCT – 2004)

Interested in: Paediatrics; Sport injuries; Orthopaedics; Hospital rehabilitation

Special Interest: Paediatrics; Vestibular Rehabilitation; Pre and Postnatal treatment; Post surgery rehabilitation

Ezéth

Ezéth Roux

BSc Physiotherapy (US – 2007)

Cardiopulmonary Therapy Diploma (WITS – 2011)

Interested in: Hospital rehabilitation – Orthopaedic rehabilitation, ICU, Paediatric medical conditions; Trauma.

Special Interest: Paediatric medical conditions; Trauma

Chanel

Chanel van Zyl

BSc. Physiotherapy (US – 2012)

MSc. Physiotherapy  (US – 2021 – Cum Laude) – Thesis: Outlining a “Low-resource setting” in the context of rehabilitation to facilitate health equity

Interested in: In-hospital rehabilitation – ICU, orthopaedic conditions, trauma, cardio-pulmonary conditions and paediatric respiratory conditions.

Special interest: Cardio-Pulmonary Rehabilitation

South African Society of Physiotherapy (SASP): National Executive Committee – Provincial Representative (2020 – ), Western Cape Chairperson (2018 -)

Stephani

Stephani Le Roux

BSc Physiotherapy (US – 2018)

Interested in: Treatment of ICU patients, respiratory conditions, orthopaedic trauma conditions and paediatric respiratory conditions.

Special Interest: Paediatrics and ICU

Claudia

Claudia Booysen

BSc Physiotherapy (US – 2008)

Completed first year of MSc Physiotherapy (UFS – 2016)

Thesis: The prevalence of acute ankle injuries in high school netball players and how it affects their quality of life.

SA Protea Netball Player: 2006 – 2015

Interested in: Orthopedics, acute sports injury and management of chronic neuromusculoskeletal conditions.

Special Interest: Acute and chronic sports injuries (Netball) ; pre-season screening and knee / ankle injury rehabilitation.

Monique

Monique Coetzee

BSc Physiotherapy (US – 2014)

Post Graduate Sports Physiotherapy Certificate (2017)

Interested in: Sport injuries ; Orthopaedics

Special Interest: Sport and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation; Hydrotherapy

East London 70.3 Ironman Finisher (2018)

Triathlete

Jana

Jana Jansen Van Rensburg

BSc Physiotherapy (UFS – 2009)

Post Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy (2014)

STOTT Pilates Mat Teacher (2018)

Interested in: Orthopaedic Rehabilitation; Sports Injuries and rehabilitation

Special interest: Sports Injuries; Orthopaedics; Shoulder and ankle injuries; Post operative rehabilitation; Pilates

Lauren

Lauren van der Walt

BSc Physiotherapy (US – 2009)

Orthopaedic Manual therapy Diploma (US – 2013)

Interested in:  Orthopaedics, Sports, and Spinal Physiotherapy

Special Interest: Treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of running injuries

Three times Comrades finisher

Practice Administration

Our friendly and efficient administration staff are always willing to lend a sympathetic ear to patients calling the practice for an appointment or advice. They also deal with all the billing and administration which is the backbone of a busy physiotherapy clinic. Please do not hesitate to phone them with any queries 021-976 1292 or to make an appointment 021-976 4832.

Ronel

Ronel

Administration Manager

Lizle

Lizle Smit

Receptionist

Liza-Maré

Liza-Maré Human

Practice Administrator

Lezanne

Lezanne Roos

General Administrative Assistant