Who we are

Heike Watson Physiotherapists opened its doors in 2013 and has truly blossomed into a successful and exceptional establishment. The practice is nestled in a modern space that creates a serene and tranquil environment amidst the bustling city life in the heart of Cape Town.

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Heike Watson

Practice owner and physiotherapist, Heike Watson, graduated from Stellenbosch University in 2011. After completing her community service year in the Northern Cape, Heike decided to open a practice that specialises in sport and orthopedic injuries. Heike’s vision for the practice is to offer a service where optimal recovery and return to sport is achieved.

Heike has completed numerous post-graduate courses including: dry needling, kinesiology taping, MEP sport concept, sport physiotherapy 1 and pilates.

Heike has developed a keen interest in foot and ankle pathologies and is currently busy with her Master’s degree at Stellenbosch University.

Heike enjoys road running, yoga, living a healthy lifestyle and spending time with her two dogs.

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Juan Carstens

Juan is the newest member of the phyisotherapy team. He graduated from Stellenbosch University in 2016.

Juan Carstens’ success as a physiotherapist can be attributed to his strong academic background, and his passion for sport. He has completed numerous ultra marathons (Comrades, Two Oceans), triathlons (Ironman), and ultra trail running events (UTD100, UTCT100, Cederberg100). His devotion to endurance sports initiated a career change into physiotherapy and so completed his Bsc degree at University of Stellenbosch (2016).

His community service year was completed in Tzaneen, Limpopo (2017). Whilst living there, he completed a variety of postgraduate courses to further develop his clinical skills, and enrolled in the specialisation of Orthopedic Manual Techniques (OMT) for the duration of 2018.

Juan’s passion for optimal recovery and function is clearly visible through his comprehensive assessment, and diagnostic/treatment sessions in a variety of cases. He is thorough and enthusiastic therapist, with the approach of a perfectionist, committed to obtaining the best results for his patients. Juan’s extensive knowledge related to sport and orthopedic pathologies, both from his own involvement in sport and his clinical skill, puts him in a unique position as a therapist. Together with the strive to deliver exceptional services at all times, his clients are always left satisfied