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Fransien Rossouw Physiotherapist’s practice

Fransien Rossouw is a qualified physiotherapist and owner of the Fransien Rossouw Physiotherapy practice located in Sunset Beach on the West Coast of Cape Town, within 5km of the Blaauwberg area and only 12km from Cape Town city centre. Her practice is adjacent to that of her husband, medical prosthetist Eugene Rossouw. Together, they form an enthusiastic and dynamic team, with Fransien providing physiotherapy treatment and the amputee rehabilitation services required for Eugene’s patients.

At Fransien Rossouw’s physiotherapy practice, the mission is to offer patients a holistic approach in the assessments and care of their conditions. Fransien sets realistic goals for her patients through effective treatment planning and honest communication, thereby educating and empowering patients, while promoting their health.

1. Services offered by this Sunset Beach physiotherapy practice include:

  • Treatment of conditions such as
  • Muscle spasm and tension
  • Sport specific injuries
  • Acute and chronic lower back pain / mid back pain / neck pain
  • Inflammatory conditions
  • Postural and ergonomic problems
  • Cervicogenic headaches
  • Neural Dynamic Dysfunction
  • Post-operative rehabilitation
  • Respiratory conditions
  • Treatment techniques used
  • Selective soft tissue manipulation
  • Massage
  • Myofascial release
  • Dry needling
  • Spinal mobilisation
  • Spinal manipulation
  • Muscle energy techniques
  • Exercise rehabilitation
  • Stretching
  • Pilates
  • Movement therapy
  • Electrotherapy
  • Ice or heat therapy
  • Taping/Sports Strapping/Kinesiotape
  • Bracing
  • Postural training
  • Ergonomic assessment & adjustments
  • Neural mobilisation
  • Chronic pain education
  • Chest therapy (nebulisation, percussions, postural drainage, suction)
  • Relaxation techniques / Breathing technique training


2. Amputee rehabilitation

One of the facets of the physiotherapy practice that Fransien is most excited to see grow and evolve is the rehabilitation of lower limb amputees. Husband Eugene depends on Fransien’s expertise in amputee rehabilitation to support his prosthetics patients affected by amputations. Fransien is proficient in amputee specific gait training, with special consideration given to the functional implications of various types of prosthetic componentry that may be used, and how it changes the rehabilitation outcomes. The practice is fitted with a large, fully equipped amputee rehabilitation room with parallel bars, ramps, stairs and other rehabilitation equipment and has the capability to rehabilitate amputees on a long term basis.

3. Golf swing basics

Fransien assists golfers in improving their swing by working on the balance, stability and mobility of their bodies.

For more information on the conditions treated at our practice, please read more here.

I am a registered member of the South African Society of Physiotherapy (SASP), the Health Professionals Council of South Africa (HPCSA), and the Orthopeadic Manipulative Physiotherapy Group (OMPTG)

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