We offer a goal directed approach to treatment and rehabilitation of our patients.
Focused hands on treatment combined with individual rehabilitation and exercise programmes for each patient ensure optimal treatment results.
An ongoing honing of our knowledge and skills is ensured through our attendance of current courses and lectures.
A close association and communication with doctors, orthopaedic surgeons, biokineticists, pilates teachers and personal trainers ensures holistic care for our patients.
Mandy’s current Gardens practice is a new and innovative branch of the growing Physio Active practice which was established 15 years ago.
B. Sc Physiotherapy UCT | M.Sc Sports Physiotherapy | Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy Post-graduate diploma
Mandy offers her patients a wealth of experience in the physiotherapy field. She has the additional benefit of a Masters Degree in Sports Physiotherapy. She is a skilled physiotherapist who has an extensive range of techniques which she has built up over the years of treating a variety of physiotherapy conditions. She believes in combining hands on treatment with rehabilitation exercises and advice to allow patients to manage and maintain their recovery.
She currently lectures to other physiotherapists on a post -graduate sports physiotherapy course and has previously lectured on a Masters Sports Physio programme. Her Masters thesis investigated lower back pain in cyclists due to her experience in treating lower back pain and her keen interest in cycling.
Mandy’s practice specialises in pre-operative and post- operative total hip and knee replacement programmes as well as arthroscopy and ACL repair programmes.
Associate referral practices
- Pilates studios
Mandy has a close association with reputable pilates studios and has a good cross referral system and open lines of communication about the needs and progress of patients.
Lisa Thoma, Vredehoek http://lisathomasstudio.com/
Cath Brodie, Bree Street http://scienceinmotion.biz/
Katya Kinski, Tamboerskloof http://www.pilatescapetown.com/
Dominic, Gardens https://moveon89.com/
- Physiotherapy run pilates mat classes
Mandy’s physiotherapy colleague Francie Buhrmann runs the Vredehoek/Oranjezicht branch of their PhysioActive umbrella practice. Patients needing more specific rehabilitative pilates are advised to attend these physio run classes. Contact: 083 309 2896.