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4, Glynville Terrace, Gardens. Cape Town, 8001

021 461 2142

Although all the Physiotherapists are similarly trained in dry needling, Pilates and taping techniques they do each have their own special interests, so please be sure to read more in the blurbs below . Should you be particularly interested in Cranio-sacral or Visceral therapy please ask for Tamsin when you make your booking.

Tamsin

Tamsin Hodgson

Physiotherapist

Tamsin Hodgson obtained her BSc Physiotherapy degree at the University of Cape Town. As is compulsory for physiotherapists in South Africa, she completed her year of community service in the Knysna Provincial Hospital.

Tamsin returned to Cape Town and began her work in the private practice field of physiotherapy as this is where her true interests lie. While working, she continued studying part-time, completing her Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (OMT1). OMT1 is internationally recognized and highly regarded by fellow physiotherapists. It not only teaches physiotherapists how to perform spinal manipulations, but also improves the quality of a physiotherapist’s evaluation and practical treatment techniques.

To compliment her practical treatment ability Tamsin completed a Pilates as well as a Gyrokinesis course, to better understand the movements of the human body. She is now a qualified Pilates and Gyrokinesis instructor for both individual and group mat classes.

Through years of practical experience and an exposure to a variety of courses, Tamsin has come to appreciate the intricate complexity of the connection between the mind and the body. It is for this reason that Tamsin believes a client needs to be treated as a whole unit and not just as a dysfunctional body part/s. While mainstream Physiotherapy is moving more towards this more holistic treatment approach, they do not always offer the tools to treat these complexities. It is for this reason that Tamsin has undertaken training in both the Cranio-Sacral therapy and Osteopathic techniques. These treatments are closely related to the functioning of the nervous system, in the spine and the gut, which can have a profound effect on one’s overall well being.

San-Mari

San-Mari Coetzer

Physiotherapist

San-Mari is a born and bred Capetonian who graduated from Stellenbosch University in 2013. She completed her Community Service year in Rustenburg and her journey in private practice was also initiated there. For the last few years she worked mainly in an Orthopaedic practice as well as treating a variety of orthopaedic and medical patients in the hospital. Her special interests are post-operative orthopaedic rehabilitation (all joints including hands) and neuromusculoskeletal conditions, e.g. neck/back pain, headaches, ankle sprains etc.

San-Mari is here to empower her patients, educate them about their bodies and facilitate their healing process through various hands-on techniques as well as exercise rehabilitation. She is a trained Pilates instructor and is herself a keen sportswoman. She looks forward to making you move to improve.

San-Mari firmly believes in these words by Carol Welch- “Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional and mental states”.

Camilla

Camilla Noble

Physiotherapist

Camilla Noble grew up in Malawi where her passion for physiotherapy was born. She moved to Cape Town to study personal training and graduated with a certificate in fitness in 2013. She then went on to study physiotherapy at UCT graduating in 2017. Camilla completed her community service year in an outpatient rehabilitation centre in Germiston, Johannesburg where she treated a variety of orthopaedic as well as chronic pain conditions. She then moved back to Cape Town in 2019 to work in an orthopaedic and sports specific practice where she has gained experience in acute sports injuries, spinal conditions, chronic pain management, as well as vast experience in treating ankle injuries in acute, chronic, and post-operative cases.

Camilla is incredibly passionate about the management and treatment of patients with chronic pain presentations. Her passion for pain was sparked in undergrad through the lectures of Professor Romy Parker. Since graduating, Camilla describes herself as a “pain nerd” and in her spare time she stays current on literature, reads popular psychology and pain neuroscience books. This passion resulted in her going on to study her post graduate diploma in interdisciplinary pain management at UCT in 2021.

Camilla believes in an evidence based and person-centred approach to treatment where the biopsychosocial model of pain management is applied. Her psychologically informed treatment gives her the ability to treat patients holistically. She believes in using active rehabilitation and excellent communication to help patients achieve their goals.

Camilla is a coffee enthusiast, enjoys running, hiking and swimming and nerding out on all things physiotherapy.

Our Mission

All the practitioners at Physio Cape Town share the same treatment philosophies…

We believe in treating the person and not just the body part; we ensure a thorough assessment is undertaken at the initial appointment to help us reach the source of the problem rather than just treating the site; we reassess during our treatments and at follow up appointments to make sure that we are not just applying an aimless treatment- we seek change!

Should we feel that a condition falls outside of our scope of practice, we spend many hours networking with other health care professionals to make certain that we are able to refer to a practitioner that will better serve your needs. Your well-being is our priority.