Clinical Expertise


Physiotherapists in South Africa are classified as first line practitioners; i.e. they are qualified to make a diagnosis regarding musculo-skeletal injuries and conditions. Physiotherapists use various treatment modalities for the treatment and rehabilitation of injuries.

Conditions treated

  • Sports injuries
  • Joint and soft tissue injuries (sprains/strains)
  • Back and neck pain
  • Whiplash
  • Prolapsed discs
  • Mechanical lower back pain
  • Joint degeneration
  • Sciatica
  • Lifting techniques/advice
  • Headaches
  • Repetitive strain and overuse injuries
  • Post-surgical orthopaedic conditions
  • Ligament reconstructions
  • Tendon repairs
  • Shoulder and elbow post-surgery rehabilitation
  • Meniscectomy (removal of knee cartilage) rehabilitation
  • Removal of spinal discs
  • Joint replacements
  • Arthritic conditions
  • Postural malalignment and dysfunction
  • Postural dysfunction and muscle imbalance
  • Ergonomic strain and injuries
  • Stress management

Modalities used

  • Manual soft tissue release techniques
  • Shockwave
  • Dry needling
  • Massage - Deep Tissue & Therapeutic
  • Electrotherapy
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Maitland spinal mobilisation
  • Mulligan techniques
  • Fascia Mobilisation (techniques include Stecco, Lyno and Active Release Technique)
  • ART - Active Release Technique
  • Strapping - McConnell
  • Strapping - Kinesio Taping, Dynamic Taping

About us

Since inception in 2005, we have strived to provide excellent services to the greater Durbanville area where our founding member, Karen Frye, was born and raised. Our vision is to create a centre of excellence where people feel welcome and relaxed while their injuries and conditions are treated by capable people who care.

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Telephonic booking
021 007 0007
After hours emergency: 083 262 6489 

Durbanville Wellness Centre is a registered physiotherapy (PR 0030589) and biokinetics (PR 0268429) practice. Patients are advised to contact their insurer prior to treatment.

Opening hours

Monday - Friday: 07:30-19:00

Saturday: 8h00 - 13h00
Sunday: CLOSED
Public Holidays: CLOSED

For out of office hours emergencies:  Send a WhatsApp to 0832626489

Any patient may self-refer. General Practitioner and Consultant referrals are also welcome