Your Physiotherapist has a thorough knowledge of how the body works, gained from years of academic study and practical experience.
After completing a four year BSc. Honours or B Physiotherapy degree and one year compulsory Community Service, the therapist qualifies to register as Physiotherapist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).
All Ingrid Klerck Physiotherapists have had the above training and numerous years of hands-on experience and have been carefully selected before joining the highly professional team.
In line with the continuing professional development requirements of the HPCSA, the Physios attend courses annually, ensuring that the most up-to-date knowledge is attained to benefit our treatments and ultimately the patient.
Ingrid qualified from the University of Pretoria with Nat Dip Physiotherapy and has been practising since 1981. She first worked at the Rand Mutual Hospital - a specialist referral hospital for the mines. Thereafter she worked at Hope School - a school for physically handicapped children.
Ingrid started Ingrid Klerck Physiotherapy in 1984, then moved to the Honeydew Medical Centre and continued at Wilgeheuwel Hospital since its opening in August 1996.
Ingrid has studied further and obtained Honours and Masters degrees from the University of Pretoria.
Ingrid had been involved in the professional association, the South African Society of Physiotherapy (SASP) (www.physiosa.org.za), serving on a number of committees for more than 17 years. In recognition of this she was a recipient of the prestigious Service Award from the SASP.
She currently sits on the Policy Committee and the Physiotherapy Practice Coding Structure Committee. She is a member of sub groups on Acupuncture, OMPTG (Orthopeadic Manipulative Physiotherapsist group) (www.omptg.co.za) and their affiliation to IFOMPT, Pain Group (www.pmpg.co.za), Sport Group (www.spgsa.org.za), Aquatherapy group, Respiratory Group (CPRG), and SASMA. (www.sasma.org.za)
Previous involvement with business chambers (through SA Council for Business women - Randburg branch) led to a runner-up position in the Randburg Chamber of Business, Business person of the year Competition. She is also a member of the BWA (Business Women's Association).
Ingrid has presented at numerous Rotary Careers Days at schools and she has additional experience as MC and Session Chair at conferences.
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