Physiotherapists


  • BSc (Physiotherapy) Wits, OMT

Bronwyn Tarr

Fourways Life Hospital

Bronwyn qualified from University of Witwatersrand with Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy in 2007. After completing her community service in Tembisa, she worked in London for three years mostly in orthopaedic and respiratory departments in both the NHS and private sector. On returning to South Africa, she continued her career in orthopaedic/post-surgical and ICU/respiratory fields. She completed her OMT qualification in 2013. In 2015 she established her own out-patient practice In Morningside as well as joining the team at Life Fourways. She continues to treat a variety of orthopaedic and respiratory patients between in-patient and out-patient settings

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Marlinde de Vries
  • BSc (Physiotherapy) Stell, OMT

Marlinde de Vries

Sandton MediClinic

Marlinde qualified from the University of Stellenbosch in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. She completed her community service at Potchefstroom and Witwatersrand Hospital. She had spent some time in the UK where she gained experience in Neurological and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation. Upon her return to South Africa, she started working in private practice and completed a post graduate course in OMT (Orthopaedic Manual Therapy) through the South African Society of Physiotherapy North Gauteng group.

She has since completed various other courses in the orthopaedic, sports and women’s health fields and has also lectured on the Physiotherapy Sports Post-Graduate Course (SPT).

Marlinde has a special interest in Orthopaedic conditions, post-operative rehabilitation, Sports injuries (especially runners) Women’s Health and post-natal care.

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Martine Human
  • BSc (Physiotherapy) Wits

Martine Human

Sandton Mediclinic

Martine qualified from the University of the Witwatersrand with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy in 2005. She completed her community service year in Ladysmith Provincial Hospital in 2006 and has been in private practice since 2007.

Martine enjoys treating Sports injuries and rehabilitation, Orthopaedic conditions and has a special interest in the juvenile athlete.

She has worked with Kaizer Chiefs Football Club’s first team- and developments squads, the South African Ladies Basketball team, the South African Gaelic Football team, Harrismith Rugby Club, South African Polo Team, Strictly Come Dancing as well as with scholars at St Stithians School.

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  • BSc (Physiotherapy) Stell

Heather Brooker

Sandton MediClinic

Heather qualified from the University of Stellenbosch with BSc Physiotherapy in 2013 and is currently completing her MSc in Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy through the University of Cape Town. She has been in private practice since 2015 following completion of her Community Service year in 2014 in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga.

Heather has a special interest in sports and general in and out-patient orthopaedic physiotherapy.

She has since worked with provincial hockey teams and within the Premier Hockey League since 2017.

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Paula Maclaurin
  • BSc (Physiotherapy) Wits, SPT1

Paula Maclaurin

Fourways Life Hospital

Paula Maclaurin qualified with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2005. She then completed her community service year at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital where she worked extensively in the Adult Burns Unit. She has worked in private practice at the Life Fourways Hospital since 2007 working with a variety of specialists, including Cardiothoracic, Vascular Surgery, Orthopaedics, Cardiology and General Medicine patients in hospital, as well as outpatients in the field of Respirology(chests), Orthopaedics and Sports Injuries. She has completed the SPT1 course, as well facilitated and lectured on that course in Johannesburg.

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  • B (Physiotherapy) TUKS

Meghan Dodds

Fourways Life Hospital

Meghan graduated from the University of Pretoria with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and went on to complete her community service at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital. She stayed on at CHBAH as a production level physiotherapist and was involved in the Women’s Health Clinic. In 2018 she joined Paula Maclaurin Physiotherapy at Life Fourways Hospital where she continues to practice today. Meghan has a special interest in ICU work, orthopaedics and respiratory rehabilitation.

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  • BSc (Physiotherapy) Stell, SPT1

Ilke Potgieter

Fourways Life Hospital

Ilke graduated at the University of Stellenbosch in 2008 and continued to do her community service in Mpumalanga in 2009. In 2010 she joined the dynamic team at the Morningside Sports Medicine Centre who motivated her to further her education by completing SPT 1, a post graduate course focusing on sports specific injuries in 2012. She also subsequently lectured and assisted on SPT1 in Johannesburg.

In 2016, she started at Fourways Life and broadened her horizons into respiratory physiotherapy as well.

Ilke believes in the use of “hands on” treatment techniques combined with dry needling, taping, exercise and electro therapy modalities to get the best possible result for her patients’ recovery.

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Boudine Pierce
  • BScPhysio (WITS)
  • MSc Sports Physiotherapy (WITS)

Boudine Pierce

Life Fourways

Boudine qualified as a physiotherapist in 2003 and completed her community service at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in 2004. She spent 2 years working in London, gaining experience in various areas of physiotherapy, including on and off field injury management for a sports team. She has worked in private practice since her return to South Africa in 2007, owning practices at The Country Club Johannesburg, World of Golf and presently, Life Fourways Hospital.
Post-graduate studies include SPT1 (2008) and the completion of her Masters in Sports Physiotherapy in 2012 at The University of the Witwatersrand. It has been her passion to participate in the ever growing world of sport, treatment of sports injuries and using functional exercise to assist sportsmen and women back onto the field.

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Samantha Leeferink
  • BScPhysio (UP)

Samantha Leeferink

Life Fourways

Samantha qualified from the University of Pretoria with a Bachelors Degree in Physiotherapy in 2011. Thereafter she completed her community service year and an additional year at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital with extensive experience in neurological rehab, general medical and surgical, orthopaedics as well as neuro-musculoskeletal and hand therapy.

Samantha has worked in the rehabilitation field with RehabMatters and has completed a Vestibular Rehabilitation course as well as a basic Cerebral Palsy management course. Currently she is working at Life Fourways Hospital where she has a special interest in the neuro-musculoskeletal and orthopaedics fields. She is completing her OMT1 qualification at present.

Furthermore, she is a qualified BASI Pilates Matwork instructor and has completed Dry Needling, as well as Kinesio Taping KT1 & KT2 courses.

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Floyd Lebatie
  • BSc (Physiotherapy) Wits, SPT1

Floyd Lebatie

Waterfall Health Care Centre

Qualified at The University of the Witwatersrand with a BSc (Physiotherapy) Honours Degree in 2010 and later obtained the coveted SPT (Sports Physiotherapy) Certification in 2012.

Floyd has a massive passion for sports and the positive influence it has on the lives of people as a whole. Floyd’s primary patient population group and area of interests are athletes with orthopaedic &/or sports injuries.

Floyd has worked with a wide array of sporting outfits including the South African Ladies Hockey Team, South African Equestrian Vaulting Team, Jeppe High School for Boys 1st Team Rugby & St Stithians College 1st Team Rugby.  Floyd currently works at the Waterfall Health Centre in a state of the art sports and orthopaedic practice assisting patients in reaching their health goals.

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