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Work History

Mandy Röscher (nee Kirby) qualified from Wits in 2008. After qualifying, she worked in Johannesburg for a large practice in Alberton and treated hospital and outpatients. She moved back to her home town of Westville in 2012 where she opened a Private Practice with her husband, Pierre Röscher. She worked part-time for the University of KZN, supervising 4th year Physiotherapy students in 2014 and 2015. She is now working full-time at the Westville Practice.

 

South African Society of Physiotherapy Involvement

Mandy has been involved in various committees for the South African Society of Physiotherapy. She is the current National Course Co-ordinator for the Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy Group. She has been serving this term from 2016 and co-ordinates the Advanced Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy Course (previously the OMT course).

Previously she served as the Provincial Chairperson for the Pain Management Physiotherapy Group from 2014-2015 and the provincial representative for the PhysioFocus Group from 2012-2013

 

Postgraduate and CPD Courses

Mandy has a passion for teaching and has given a variety of lectures to qualified physiotherapists on a variety of subjects particularly on Pain Neurophysiology, Pain NeuroscienceEducationn and Communication.

Mandy completed the National Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy Course course in 2011 and is busy with her National Pain Course as well as the Women’s Health Physiotherapy Course. She now supervises and lectures on the OMT Course.

Mandy has completed a number of postgraduate short courses in Women’s Pelvic Health (incontinence, pelvic pain, hypotonic pelvic floor and hypertonic pelvic floor), Pain (Chronic and Acute) and Communication, Upper and Lower Quarter Biomechanics, Shoulder, Elbow, Headaches and Whiplash, Dy Needling, Jaw Problems.

 

Personal Achievements

I have 2 beautiful children, Emma (born in March 2017) and Oliver (born in March 2019), who are my whole life and who, at the moment, take up most of my spare time. Before embarking on my journey into motherhood I competed in Triathlons, completing the Half-Ironman in Durban in 2015 and attempting the full Ironman in PE in 2016. I have taken part in many shorter distance triathlons, Amashova and over 10 Midmar Miles. 

 

 

Qualifications:  

BSc (Physiotherapy) Wits, 2008

Post-graduate Courses:  

Orthopedic Manipulative Therapy (2011)

Mandy Roscher

(nee Kirby)

Work History

Pierre graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2008. He served his community service in Middelberg and then worked in private practice in Pretoria for 2 years.

in 2012 he moved to Durban and open an out-patient based private practice in Westville.

He has been involved in undergraduate teaching at UKZN from 2014 to 2016 and has lectured on a variety of musculoskeletal modules to 1st, 2nd and 4th-year students. He has also supervised 4th-year students in their Neuro-musculoskeletal clinical block at Addington Hospital.

South African Society of Physiotherapy Involvement

Pierre is an active member of the South African Society of Physiotherapy for the past 12 years and is currently the National Chair of the Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy Grop (Previously OMPTG). This is a demanding role overseeing the various provincial branches and the Advanced Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy Course (previously OMT course)

Pierre was the 2019 KZN Course leader for the OMT Course

He previously served as the Chair of the KZN branch of the OMPTG from 2014-2015.

 

Postgraduate and CPD Activities

Pierre completed his Masters in Physiotherapy in 2016 at the University of KwaZulu Natal. 

He is currently busy completing his PhD through the Department of Clinical Medicine at UKZN

He completed the National Sports Physiotherapy postgraduate course in 2010, and the National Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy Course in 2011

Pierre has also completed CPD short courses in Dry Needling, Strapping, Neurodynamics and Advanced Trigger Point Therapy, Ultimate Upper and Lower Quarter Courses, the Elbow course, Motor Control Courses and Advanced Shoulder Courses.

 

 

Personal Achievements

My 2 children, Emma and Oliver are my greatest achievement to date. I enjoy a variety of sports and have completed 4 Ironman 70.3's as well as multiple other cyclins, swimming and running events such as Amashova, Midmar Mile, Tour Durban and half Marathons in Geneva, Switzerland and Sanfransciso, America

Qualifications:  

BSc (Physiotherapy) Wits, 2008

Masters in Physiotherapy UZKN 2017

Current PhD Candidate 

Post-graduate Courses:  

Orthopedic Manipulative Therapy (2011)

Sports Physiotherapy (2010)

Pierre Roscher

Bronwyn qualified from UKZN in 2015 and did her community service year at Ladysmith Regional Hospital. She also worked with the Ladysmith Bulldogs Rugby Club in 2016.

She started working at Roscher & Associated Physiotherapy in 2017.

Bronwyn has recently completed her OMT Course and has also completed courses in Dry Needling, Kinesiotaping, Lower and Upper Quarter Biomechanics courses as well as the Foot and Ankle.

Qualifications:  

B (Physiotherapy) UKZN, 2015

Post-graduate Courses:  

Orthopedic Manipulative Therapy (2017)

Bronwyn Cooke

Peta graduated in 1981 from UCT. She worked, and enjoyed, hospital practice and then had a number of years at the Workman’s Rehabilitation Centre, St Augustine’s, Durban. She started and ran ante-natal couples classes in the Westville area for eight years while raising her own two boys.

Following on for her passion for general practice she returned to Private Physiotherapy Practice with Debbie Hill. Then moved on to open her own practice in the Westville area, serving the community as a whole.

Concerning advancing of physiotherapy as a profession, Peta has chaired the KZN OMPTG special interest group in 2012-2013. She has served on the OMT course committee for the past 11 years as a lecturer and supervisor of students in this Postgraduate programme.

Peta’s drive for caring and empowering patients through education, has seen nearly 13 years of annual Women’s Wellness Mornings. This initiative is now sponsored by the Netcare Hospital, St Augustine’s and serves to inform all women on current Health and Wellness issues.

Her outdoor sporting achievements involve Master’s swimming and sailing activities.

Qualifications:  

BSc (Physiotherapy) UCT, 1981

Post-graduate Courses:  

Orthopedic Manipulative Therapy (2004)

Acupuncture

Peta Harrison

Bianca is our faithful practice administrator. She manages everything from reception, to accounts and looks after our Physiotherapists.

Bianca is also a fitness professional, qualifying in August 2015 as an exercise specialist after a 2 year diploma in fitness through ETA (Exercise Training Academy).

She has a keen eye for health and fitness as well as adventure, completing her first midyear miles and amashova 106km in 2017.

Practice Manager

Bianca Allers
 
 
 
 

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Röscher & Assoc Physiotherapy

Crossways Dental and Medical 

28 Rodger Sishi Road

Westville

031 267 1506

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