Our Team

Our Team Members


This is the team behind Jordaan Physiotherapists

Karien Jordaan | MSc. Physiotherapy

Karien and Christy have worked together since 2012 and Karien became a partner of du Plessis & Jordaan in 2017. She qualified with a B.Sc. in Physiotherapy at the University of the Free State in 2010, and graduated as top academic student in her class. She has a special interest in sport physiotherapy and obtained her Master’s degree in sport physiotherapy at the University of the Free State.

She has done courses cover a wide area including; treatment of chronic pain, basic body awareness therapy, dry needling therapy, headaches, Kinesio tape, sports injuries and rehabilitation thereof. In 2012 she attended a course in Belgium to improve her skill in the management of psychiatry and mental health patients.

Her enthusiasm for physiotherapy grows continuously as she sees the impact that the right treatment can have on a patient’s quality of life and as she realizes the grace of God upon her life enabling her to practice in such a dynamic profession.

Ilse van Vuuren | BSc. Physiotherapy

Ilse qualified with a BSc. Physiotherapy degree at the University of the Free State in 2016. She went on to complete her community service in Potchefstroom in 2017. She has a special interest in sport injuries and orthopaedic manipulative therapy. She has completed courses in dry needling therapy and dynamic strapping.

Her passion has always been to be able to help others. That is one of the main reasons she chose to become a physiotherapist. Being able to see the quality of someone’s life improve, is what drives her to become better every day.

She is passionate about her profession, loves being able to work with people and she believes that the Lord has blessed her in the work of her hands and by His grace she will be able to have an impact on the life of others.

Her patients are very optimistic once they have been through her hands. She is not only beautiful but an excellent physiotherapist and fun to be around.

Petro van der Bijl| BSc. Physiotherapy

Petro is qualified with a BSc. degree in Physiotherapy at the University of the Free State 2015. She continued with her passion in Pelonomi Tertiary Hospital in Bloemfontein during her year of community service.

A patient cannot recover by only treating the physical problems. She is an attentive listener and cares for every patient. Being trusted by your patients is the only way they will get better.

Petro has a special interest in, orthopaedic manipulative therapy, sport injuries and mental health. She has done post-graduate courses in Dry Needling and APPI Pilates Mat work level 1-3. She feels that God uses her as a tool in His master plan to help touch lives and heal where He allows.

Simoné van der Bank | Secretary

Simoné is the secretary, personal assistant, receptionist and administration guru of this practice. She helps organise appointments and does all the administration.

She is the friendliest receptionist anyone could meet. She loves working with people, and makes everyone feel welcome and loved.

She has done some courses in her line of work, and is passionate and efficient.

Who are we?

Jordaan Physiotherapists is a team that is friendly and passionate about people.

Our mission is to touch people's lives and leave lasting impressions.

We like to see results by providing optimal treatment with skilled and evidence based techniques.

Christy started this practice in January 2011 and Karien started working with Christy in 2012. Karien became partner in 2017 and they have an excellent team of physiotherapists and admin staff that they work with.

Our special interests include sport injuries, muscle and joint pain, chronic pain, mental health, women's health and rehabilitation.

We have done many post-graduate courses including chronic pain, dry needling therapy, headaches, Kinesio tape, ethics, Pilates, back and pelvic pain, rehabilition, women's health physiotherapy and basic body awareness therapy.

We have treated a number of professionals such as pro golfers, Argus, Two Oceans, Ironman sportsmen and women, provincial rugby players and athletes.

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