Elsmarie (aka Elsie) graduated with a B.Sc. Physiotherapy from Stellenbosch University in 2012.  In 2016 she completed her SPT (Post graduate diploma in Sport Physiotherapy). Since her graduation she has been working in a private practice environment focusing on orthopaedic and sport rehabilitation.

Elsie is a keen sportswoman herself and loves getting her patients back to a healthy and active lifestyle.  She is always prepared to walk the extra mile with her patients and she particularly loves working with school kids.

She spends her free time hiking, running, swimming and cycling and has completed a few triathlons. She has gained valuable experience working in various sport events.


B.Sc. Physiotherapy (Stellenbosch)

SPT (Post-graduate diploma in Sport Physiotherapy)

Post-graduate courses completed:

  • Dry needling (Module 1-3)
  • Kinetic Control: Solutions for the lower back
  • Kinetic Control: Solutions for the pelvis
  • Kinetic Control: Performance Matrix Screening
  • Introduction to Dynamic tape
  • Sport Physiotherapy Course 2016 (SPT1)

Experience gained during events:

  • ITF Tennis Tournaments
  • Cape Town Cycle Tour
  • Cape Town Open (Golf - Sunshine Tour)
  • Coronation Double Century Cycle Tour
  • Interschools Durbanville vs Stellenberg (Rugby, Netball, Hockey)
  • ABSA Cape Epic
  • Comrade Marathon
  • Sun City Marathon

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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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