Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Cecile Steyn – more than just a physiotherapist

Cecile Steyn Physiotherapist in George in the Southern Cape

Cecile Steyn knew from the age of 13 that she wanted to become a physiotherapist. After completing her training in Pretoria in 1979, she moved to George in the Southern Cape of South Africa. There she worked in the George Provincial Hospital for 8 years, gaining valuable experience in running a physiotherapy department on her own, attending to the physiotherapy needs of patients in every department and being involved with the training of student midwives.

Masters Degree in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy

After more than twenty years in private practice, during which Cecile also gained a masters degree in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, Cecile’s passion for physiotherapy is even stronger now than when she first started. Her desire is to make a difference in people’s lives by relieving their pain, by helping them gain insight into their own role in the improvement of their health and by remaining an integral part of a multi-disciplinary team in order to help address all facets of the patient’s problems.

Physical needs of psychiatric patients

Her services have, in recent years, also expanded to the area of psychiatry. Here Cecile is involved with the spiritual, as well as physical needs of psychiatric patients.

About the Cecile Steyn the Physiotherapist

A little more about Cecile Steyn the Physiotherapist. Besides relieving pain and practising as physiotherapist Cecile`s other passion is wild life and travel and, whenever she gets a chance, she will leave her practice in the very capable hands of her two colleagues and take a trip to a game park or volunteer at a wild-life sanctuary. Europe and England are also favourite destinations when the travel bug bites!  Cecile`s motto in life is: Serve God, serve God`s creatures and have lots of fun doing it!

For contact details and more information on Cecile Steyn Physiotherapy Practice in George  click here  

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