Women’s health physiotherapist joins Synergy

Women’s health physiotherapist Riette Vosloo has joined Synergy Chiropractic and Physiotherapy.

“We are very excited to have her on board with her wealth of experience and expertise in the assessment and conservative management of gynecological and pregnancy related conditions, a much needed service on the island,” said a press release issued on behalf of the company.

Women’s health is a specialized field of physiotherapy dealing with those suffer with bladder or bowel problems, pelvic floor injury and dysfunction, pelvic organ prolapse, problems with sexual intercourse, and pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain and diastasis rectus.

Problems associated with pelvic floor dysfunction can affect women of all ages and all walks of life.

Women that are awaiting gynecological surgery, or recently had surgery, can also benefit to help them prepare for surgery and support post-operative recovery and safe return to normal activity, said Ms. Vosloo, who will work closely with medical doctors and specialists.

Ms. Vosloo qualified with a degree in BSc Physiotherapy at the University of the Free State, South Africa in 1998. She further pursued her interest in women’s health and completed a postgraduate Certificate in Continence for Physiotherapists at Bradford University, England in 2006.

After moving to London in 2003, she took up employment at Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, where she worked with Professor Linda Cardozo, a leading consultant urogynecologist, and her urodynamics team of consultants and nurse specialists as clinical lead women’s health physiotherapist of the department for eight years. In the past four years, she has focused on building a successful private practice at London Bridge HCA Hospital, before moving to Cayman.

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