Physiotherapists

The aim of our team is to provide individualised treatment that suits each patient and their circumstance the best.
Each patient is assessed thoroughly to identify all contributing factors in order to address the source of their pain and not only the symptoms.



Kobie Jonker
B.Sc Physiotherapy UOFS, OMT, SPT

 

Kobie graduated at the University of the Free State in 1997. After working in Boksburg for two years she started the practice in Potchefstroom.

She completed post graduate diplomas in orthopaedic manipulative therapy as well as sports physiotherapy

She has a special interest in biomechanical assessment and correction, shoulder injuries, neck- and back pain and sport injuries, especially squash and cricket injuries

 
 



Anneke Smit
B.Sc Physiotherapy (US), OMT, SPT

 

Anneke graduated in Stellenbosch in 1997. She worked in England in NHS and privately for 4 years. She joined the practice in 2008.

She completed post graduate diplomas in orthopedic manipulative therapy as well as sports physiotherapy. She finished the sports physiotherapy diploma as top student of 2014.

She has experience in the treatment and assessment of orthopedic-, musculoskeletal conditions and sport injuries. She also has a special interest in chronic pain conditions.

As part of the pain management program she started “Mobility at Stil Street” These weekly exercise classes focus on mobility, stability, flexibility and strength.

By taking control of your body’s condition you can start to take control over your chronic pain.

 

 
 



Franzi van Niekerk
B.Sc. Physiotherapy UOFS

 

Franzi graduated in 1991. She started her career in a sport practice.

In 2002 she opened her own practice where she focused on chronic pain, head- neck- and back pain.

In 2011 she qualified as a Pilates instructor. She joined the team at the beginning of 2015.

Franzi has a special interest in Woman’s health, also known as Pelvic Floor therapy. The Pelvic Floor is made up of layers of muscles, stretching like a hammock from the coccyx (tailbone) to the pubic bone in front. It supports the bladder, uterus and bowel.
An underactive or weak Pelvic Floor can cause leaking* or prolapse* where as an overactive or tight Pelvic Floor can cause painful penetration* or difficulty when voiding*.

Causes of dysfunction:
• Pregnancy
• Childbirth
• Aging
• Pelvic surgery
• Medication
• Alcohol
• Caffeine
• High impact activity
• Obesity

*If these symptoms sound familiar, do not hesitate to seek help

 


 

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Associated professionals

   

Trauma Counsellor
Adelle Botha
 
 

Adele Botha is a specialist wellness and trauma counsellor with a special interest in post-traumatic growth and development. She received her B.A. (Psych. & HMSC), B.A. Honns. (Psych.), B.A. Honns. (Child Kinetics), and M.A. (Pos. Psych.) with distinction from the NWU and is registered with the ASCHP.

Her Practice, Fortura, specialises in emotional and psychological trauma counselling, as well as the development and promotion of holistic biopsychosocial wellness for individuals and companies. She believes that everyone deserves to live optimally and to their fullest potential and therefore offers unique guidance, assistance and outcomes to all her clients.

Her approach is aimed at developing practical and scientifically based skills within the framework of positive psychology, amongst other. She strives to equip all her clients with sustainable psychological resilience and robustness to successfully navigate through life’s challenges.

 
   

Pilates Instructor
Anel Enslin
 
 

Pilates
For more information contact Anel – 083 612 0414

 

 

       
                   
   
   
 

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