A multidisciplinary sports injury centre. Improving your life through movement. We offer physiotherapy, biokinetics, lyno, sports massage, group classes and pilates.
Julia Fisher graduated from UCT Physiotherapy in 2006 and received her PhD in Exercise Science from UCT in 2015 after studying the biomechanics of paddling. She worked for Canoeing South Africa for 5 years as the physio for the elite sprint squad, touring with them internationally.
She has completed Ironman, the Two Oceans Ultra, five 500km Expedition Africa adventure races and the Freedom challenge race across South Africa.
Devon is an avid runner who is currently doing is PhD on the biomechanics of running injuries and running footwear. He has extensive knowledge the biomechanics of most endurance based sports, and focuses on correcting movement in an attempt to prevent and rehabilitate injuries. Devon feels strongly about educating clients as to why they may be injured, and exactly how each exercise will help you to treat and overcome any injury.
Bridget is our pilates instructor who appreciates that every individual has different needs. She believes that everyone has the potential to correct their posture, strengthen their core and move more efficiently, whether you are an elite athlete or just lead a busy lifestyle. Bridget is a passionate runner, who possesses the inherent motivational qualities that will help you become a stronger, more balanced individual.
After that she enrolled in MSc Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy in 2016 and is currently in the second year of her master’s degree. Sheenagh has a keen interest in all forms of sports physiotherapy and has a special interest in treating rowers, endurance athletes, dancers, rugby, cricket and water-polo players.
GOOD TO KNOW: Sheenagh is a wizard when it comes to relieving neck and back pain!
Morgen-Emma Rowell has studied both therapeutic massage and pilates. Her friendly and bubbly personality attracts positivity to her. She has run more than a heap of 21km road races so she knows first-hand how it feels to train hard and the importance of recovery. Morgs has worked at a number of stage races and understands their demands, she also works for the Stormers rugby team, she is STRONG and gives a brilliant sports massage
Jess Glass is our physiotherapist and Lyno therapist who understands pretty much any sport/activity that exists. Jess is a passionate physiotherapist who graduated from UCT in 2008. Coming from an active family, sports and outdoor activities have been a significant part of her life from a young age and lead to her fascination in the body and its ability to heal.
She has worked with the South African women’s hockey team for the past three years and has played in the South African indoor hockey team since 2015. In her spare time you’ll find her on the mountain running, cycling or hiking; or searching the peninsula for a wave.
GOOD TO KNOW: Jess has played sport at the highest level possible, so she knows what it means to demand a lot form your body. We refer to her as 'The Pain Reliever'. Got a niggle, Jess is your go to!