Chris Allan

Chris qualified as a physiotherapist from Wits university in 1996. Since then he has worked in some of the countries top sports and orthopaedic facilities. He has his OMT1 (Orthopaedic manipulative Therapy 1) and his SPT1 (Sports physiotherapy 1) qualifications. In 2013 Chris received his MPhil (Sports Physiotherapy) from UCT.

Chris lectures on various courses and presents at various physiotherapy and sports medicine congresses. His course content is predominantly on the knee, biomechanics, endurance sports and returning to running after injury. He is also the chairperson of the Western Cape sports physiotherapy group. 

Chris’ treatments are focused on managing pain, restoring function and returning his patients to pre injury levels of performance smoothly and as quickly as possible to minimise loss of training and competition.

Caro Sands

Caro graduated from UCT in 1977 and, before coming to Cape Town, she ran a busy Physiotherapy practice in Johannesburg.

She has an orthopaedic Manual Therapy 1 post graduate qualification and her special interests include Womans Health, headaches and neck pain.

She is a long distance runner, having completed a number of Comrades and Two Oceans marathons, as well as a trail runner and her extensive experience in this area is invaluable.

Belinda Bergstrom

Belinda graduated as a physiotherapist from Wits University in 1996. She spent a few years gaining wide experience in hospitals and in treating mainly children in the UK. She ran a successful practice in Johannesburg for several years before moving down to Hout Bay.

In the past fifteen years Belinda has specialized in treating back and neck issues and also has an interest in dealing with sports injuries – having herself suffered with knee problems in the past. She is a firm believer in the holistic approach to treatment and treats the individual rather than the injury focusing on realignment of the body to prevent re occurrence of injuries.

Tessa Preen

Tessa Qualified from the University of Western Cape in 2018. She has since then worked in a variety of settings.

She has lived in Hout Bay her whole life and her family is an integral part of the Hout Bay community.

She is active in a variety of sports including rowing, horse riding, trail running and climbing.

Tessa brings lots of enthusiasm and passion for physiotherapy to the practice.

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