HERhealth Women's Health Workshop: Attendee feedback:
 
"It was a motivating workshop, very important and eyes opening"
"Very informitave,Very interesting. Would advise this course to all women"
"I need this training once a year , at least, to help us know more about ourselves"
"I've learnt more about myself as a women and to protect my health"
         
 
 

 

                                                                     HERhealth by Mariette Oelofse Physiotherapists

At Mariette Oelofse Physiotherapists we have a Special Interest in Comprehensive Therapeutic Woman's Care and Wellbeing as well as Consulting and Education through a Woman’s different life stages.

Special Interest is demonstrated in the roles of therapist, educator and consultant.
 
HERhealth Executive Care and HERhealth Consulting and Education is a division of the practice and an approach to the education and empowerment of Women in Women’s Health and Wellbeing. This empowerment is directed at the corporate community at large.
 
Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation Unit: Since August 2014 HERhealth became involved in the Pelvic Rehab Unit at Netcare Femina clinic, Pretoria.
This is an outpatient pelvic floor rehabilitation unit. The multi disciplinary team consist of a Gynaecologists, Uro-dynamics sister and a physiotherapist.

More about Mariette Oelofse

As a therapist Mariette treats and rehabilitates different uro-gynaecology and women’s health related challenges.
She has a special interest in the spine and posture, women and master sport performance  and she runs a bone density education and exercise program. 
Mariette took the initiative to develop HERhealth Executive Care as well as HERhealth Consulting and Education.
HERhealth’s approach is to consult and educate women in the corporate environment, at all levels of employment to ensure healthy and productive female employees.
HERhealth also presents monthly women’s health workshops for women in general.

As a keen sportswoman, Mariette takes part in open water and masters swimming. She also practice Pilates and completed her BASI-Pilates matt- instructor course

Mariette had the opportunity to work in the corporate environment as a consultant recruiting and placing people with a disability in the open labour market.

During this time she gained valuable experience in the understanding of the previously disadvantaged disability community and their challenges, as well as insight into the corporate world and their expectations and commitment towards the success of their business.

Education:

  • University of Stellenbosch ; BSc Physiothery, 1989
  • Post -Graduate Certification: Orthopedic Manipulative Therapy 1, 1994;
Recent courses attended:
  • August 2012:  The Pelvic Floor Concepts
  • August 2012:  Female Urinary Incontinence: A functional approach to the evaluation and treatment
  • September 2012:  Potpourri of Women's Health conditions (Breast care, menopause, bone health, general health etc)
  • October 2012:  Myofascial Release: The Fascial Manipulation Certification Course
  • November 2012 and February 2013:  Needling of Trigger points
  • February 2013:  Phakamisa: Breast Cancer Course for Healthcare Professionals.
  • July and August 2013 - August 2014: Basi-Pilates Matt Instructor's course
  • November 2014 - Pelvic Girdle Dysfunction
  • May 2015 - Dry needling Certification Course
  • November 2015 - Workshop - Innovative and evidence based Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

Most recent HERhealth  workshops presented:

  • August 2013:        Experential technology and clients - Women's Only 1/2day workshop
  • August 2013:        EOH - Women's Only 1/2day workshop
  • September 2013:  DHL - Women's Only 1/2day workshops
  • October 2013:       EOH - Breastcare. Healthy breasts at every age.
  • May 2014:             Mediclinic - Bone health: Mobility checks for effective weight bearing exercise
  • June 2014:            Mediclinic - Post-natal: Wrapping up your health challenges before the last week of maternity leave 
  • July 2014:              South African Council for Business Women - Women's Health Matters in perspective...
  • August 2014:         Murray & Roberts : a Toolkit for Women’s Health Challenges
  • September 2015:  swimtHERapy by Mariette Oelofse Physiotherapist @ BodyIntellect ..a 8 week mobility; stability  and education for young competitve swimmers
  • October 2015 till now: tHERapy by Mariette Oelofse Physiotherapist@ Body Intellect.. groupclasses and education for women

 

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