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 out patients. 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.

She 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. She has also given a variety of lectures to other Physios on Pain Education and Communication.

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.

Mandy and Pierre have recently had a beautiful baby girl, Emma who takes up most of their spare time. She also enjoys triathlons having previously completed the Half-Ironman in Durban as well as multiple smaller triathlon and cycling races.

Her areas of special interest are in Chronic Pain Management as well as Women’s Health Physiotherapy.

Qualifications:  

BSc (Physiotherapy) Wits, 2008

Post-graduate Courses:  

Orthopedic Manipulative Therapy (2011)

Mandy Roscher

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 a out-patient based private practice in Westville.

He completed the National Sports Physiotherapy post graduate course in 2010, and the National Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy Course in 2011. He is busy completing the National Pain Course.

Pierre has also completed post graduate 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.

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 Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy Group (OMPTG) Committee. He previously served as the Chair of the KZN branch of the OMPTG from 2014-2015.

He has been involved in undergraduate teaching at UKZN since 2014 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-musculo-skeletal clinical block.

Pierre has been involved in post graduate teaching on the KZN OMPTG course during 2013 and 2015.

He has recently finished his Master of Physiotherapy degree where he developed an Afrikaans version of the STarT Back Tool.

Pierre has a keen interest in exercise and has developed a love for endurance events. In 2016 Pierre has completed the Midmar mile, Tour Durban and multiple triathlons including his most recent one, the Durban IRONMAN 70.3.

His areas of special interest are Sports Injuries, Spinal Pain and Mens Pelvic Health Physiotherapy.

Qualifications:  

BSc (Physiotherapy) Wits, 2008

Masters in Physiotherapy UZKN 2017

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

info@westvillephysio.co.za