Our Team

Our Team Members

This is the team behind Jordaan Physiotherapists

Karien Jordaan | MSc. Physiotherapy

Karien is the owner of Jordaan Physiotherapist. Karien 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 in; treatment of Chronic Pain, Basic Body Awareness Therapy, Dry Needling Therapy, Headaches and Whiplash associated disorders, Miotatic-Activation Procedures, managing Children with Encopresis and Enuresis, Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation thereof. She has also been part of a multi-disciplinary team presenting a course on the management of Shoulder Pain and post operative treatment strategies. 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.

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 at Pelonomi Tertiary Hospital in Bloemfontein during her year of community service.

She is an attentive listener and cares for every patient. She believes that a patient cannot recover by only treating the biology. You must treat every patient as a person. Being trusted by our patients is the only way they will get better.

Petro has a special interest in Chronic pain, orthopaedics, sport injuries and mental health. She has done post-graduate courses in Dry Needling, Miotatic Activation Procedures, Kinesiotape, Meditation and Grounding

She is a qualified APPI Pilates mat work instructor. She has also recently completed her Certificate in Chronic Pain management and is highly skilled in this field.

Luzanne Lordan | BSc. Physiotherapy

Luzanne attained her degree in physiotherapy from the University of the Free State in 2016. She also recently credentialed in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (more commonly known as the McKenzie Method) and is one of only two physios in Bloemfontein that are qualified in this field.

She has also done post graduate courses in Dry Needling, NMS/OMT, woman's health, headache and whiplash treatment, etc. Luzanne has a special interest in treating outpatients with musculoskeletal problems and pulmonary disorders as well as any in-hospital physiotherapeutic treatment. Her goal is to build a healthy therapeutic alliance with every patient that she treats.

In her free time she enjoys touring our beautiful country, spending time outdoors with her husband and son, or does DIY projects.

Simoné van der Bank | Office Manager

Simoné is the secretary, personal assistant, receptionist and administration guru of this practice. She helps organise appointments and does all the administration. She also helps with the marketing. All of the physios will say; she is just the best and she is definitely our day to day hero.

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.

Our special interests include sport injuries, muscle and joint pain, chronic pain, mental 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 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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