Physiotherapy Plettenberg Bay

Welcome to Our Plettenberg Bay Practice

Trusted care, with Plett Sports Clinic

A team of fitness, sports, nutrition and medical specialists, working together to deliver integrated and personalised results.

Andrew Jansen Van Rensburg

Bsc Physiotherapy (Hons), Internationally Certified Competitive Triathlon Coach (ITU), Pilates Conditioning (Pretoria).

Andrew was the consultant Physiotherapist for the South African National Triathlon Team from 2008 to 2012, and consults for other professional sporting teams in a rehabilitation and performance enhancement role. He is internationally published on articles regarding core strength and overuse injuries. He has been a Clinical Pilates instructor since 2001 and has modified his approach to great effect in the rehabilitation and performance fields.

He has been instrumental in advancing the Clinical Pilates field by using Real Time Ultrasound to assess the efficacy of Transversus Abdominis and Multifidus contractions. The modification of core strength programs by making the programs more functional, and clinically objectively measurable has shown a significant improvement in the long-term rehabilitation rates of his patients.

Areas of interest include sporting injuries, overuse injuries, back and neck pain and Sacro-iliac joint alignment issues. Andrew is also an experienced Trauma ICU Physiotherapist and treats related chest conditions.

Andrew is an ITU (International Triathlon Union) Level 2 certified competitive Triathlon Coach and Running Coach, coaching and guiding athletes to all distances of races from Sprint distance Triathlons to Ironman, and from 10km Road running races up to Comrades Marathon. A particular niche of Andrews training is Ultra Distance Trail and road running, having an acute understanding of the intricacies needed to work on in order to succeed in these tough events. Andrew will also gladly assist with specific Trail running coaching of all distances, from short sharp efforts to 100 Mile trail running races.

Andrew was the head of the Triathlon South Africa Medical Commission from 2006 to 2016, and ran Triathlon/Duathlon clinics for underprivileged children affected by HIV/Aids at Noahs Ark in Diepsloot, Soweto.

As an athlete Andrew is a sub 3hr Marathon Runner, Ultra Distance Trail runner, Mountain biker and Adventure Racer.. He has completed 4 Full Ironman and 20+ Half Ironman races and back to back Comrades Marathons. Currently Andrew competes in Ultra Distance Trail running with top ten finishes in all 8 of South Africa’s 100 Mile trail runs, including winning the Cederberg Traverse 100 Miler. He has also completed more than 10 100km trail running events. Aside from Races, and above all else, Andrew enjoys adventures and carries out Traverses of wild natural areas like the Wild Coast, Lesotho and the Tsitsikamma and Outeniqua mountains. In October 2023, Andrew Competed in the World Championships for Adventure Racing where he completed the full course in 7 days with his team, overcoming many adverse conditions along the way.

Active and Balanced lifestyles are what Andrew promotes, and strives to get each individual to achieve their goals and maintain their bodies to be able to achieve what they set out to do.

Andrew Jansen Van Rensburg
Andrew Jansen Van Rensburg

Robyn Page

Bsc Physiotherapy (Hons); Comprehensive Pilates training

Robyn is a Physiotherapist with a special interest in sports injuries and rehabilitation. Robyn is able to diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions, including general injuries, overuse injuries, neck and back pain, post-op procedures , posture related conditions and neurological conditions.

Robyn developed her passion for human movement through her background as a dancer, using Pilates for performance conditioning. This inspired her to complete her comprehensive Pilates training in Johannesburg in 2013.

Robyn then completed her Bsc Physiotherapy degree in 2018 and spent the following years working in various sports rehabilitation clinics in Cape Town. Robyn spent 2022-2023 working within a sports rehabilitation and chronic pain physiotherapy clinic in New Zealand, where she gained valuable international insight and was able to learn a wide variety of treatment techniques and practices; before deciding to settle down in the lovely Plettenberg Bay.

Robyn takes an holistic approach to her treatment. She works on pain relief and management in order to get her clients to a more functional state, followed by rehabilitation, and places a focus on diagnosing and addressing the root cause of the concern - to prevent future reoccurrences where possible.

When not at work, Robyn can be found on the ocean, lakes, nature trails and in Yoga studios.

Robyn Page