WOMEN & MEN’S PELVIC HEALTH
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Relief from pelvic conditions

There are some problems that can be embarrassing to manage but can be helped with the right combination of treatments. At Scarborough Physio and Health, we have highly experienced physios who specialise in treating men and women who suffer from pelvic health problems.

Women: Some of the conditions that we successfully for women treat include the following.

  • Incontinence & leaking
  • Constipation
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic pain
  • Diastasis rectus abdominis
  • Ante and Post-Natal
  • Endometriosis
  • Vaginusmus, Vestibulodynia, Vulvodynia

Men: Some of the conditions that we successfully treat for men include the following:

  • Recovery after Prostate cancer treatment
  • Pre and Post-operative rehabilitation for prostatectomy
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Pelvic pain
  • Urinary Urgency, Frequency and Incontinence
  • Pudendal neuralgia
  • Groin pain
  • Deep gluteal pain

How do we treat these conditions?

With more than 12 years’ experience successfully treating these intimate conditions, you know you are in good hands at Scarborough Physio and Health.

At your initial appointment, your physio will perform a comprehensive examination, along with taking a thorough medical history. With your permission, your physio may contact your GP or specialist for further information and to coordinate your treatment or rehabilitation.

Your treatment plan will consist of manual therapy, rehabilitation and education. All three of these areas are essential in your recovery so that you return to your daily life with as much confidence as possible. We take great care to treat everyone as individuals, tailoring your treatment plan so that it specifically targets your issues, bringing relief along with a positive way forward.

Mandy (our women’s health physio) and Pierre (our men’s health physio) have each performed nearly 25,000 treatments for people suffering from these intimate conditions. They have a vast amount of experience that will aid them in helping you overcome or manage your condition.

Mandy Roscher

Mandy Röscher (nee Kirby) qualified from Wits in 2008. After qualifying, she worked in Johannesburg for a large practice in Alberton and treated hospital and outpatients. She moved back to her home town of Westville in 2012 where she opened a Private Practice with her husband, Pierre Röscher. She worked part-time for the University of KZN, supervising 4th year Physiotherapy students in 2014 and 2015. She is now working full-time at the Westville Practice.

South African Society of Physiotherapy Involvement
Mandy has been involved in various committees for the South African Society of Physiotherapy. She is the current National Course Co-ordinator for the Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy Group. She has been serving this term from 2016 and co-ordinates the Advanced Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy Course (previously the OMT course).

Previously she served as the Provincial Chairperson for the Pain Management Physiotherapy Group from 2014-2015 and the provincial representative for the PhysioFocus Group from 2012-2013

Postgraduate and CPD Courses
Mandy has a passion for teaching and has given a variety of lectures to qualified physiotherapists on a variety of subjects particularly on Pain Neurophysiology, Pain NeuroscienceEducationn and Communication.

Mandy completed the National Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy Course course in 2011 and is busy with her National Pain Course as well as the Women’s Health Physiotherapy Course. She now supervises and lectures on the OMT Course.

Mandy has completed a number of postgraduate short courses in Women’s Pelvic Health (incontinence, pelvic pain, hypotonic pelvic floor and hypertonic pelvic floor), Pain (Chronic and Acute) and Communication, Upper and Lower Quarter Biomechanics, Shoulder, Elbow, Headaches and Whiplash, Dy Needling, Jaw Problems.

Personal Achievements
I have 2 beautiful children, Emma (born in March 2017) and Oliver (born in March 2019), who are my whole life and who, at the moment, take up most of my spare time. Before embarking on my journey into motherhood I competed in Triathlons, completing the Half-Ironman in Durban in 2015 and attempting the full Ironman in PE in 2016. I have taken part in many shorter distance triathlons, Amashova and over 10 Midmar Miles.

Qualifications:
BSc (Physiotherapy) Wits, 2008

Orthopedic Manipulative Therapy (2011)

Pierre Roscher

Pierre is South African born and a South African trained Physiotherapist. He qualified in 2008 with a BSc. Physiotherapy degree from Wits University, arguably one of the most prestigious medical schools, completing his training at some of the largest tertiary hospitals in the southern hemisphere.

Pierre served out his community service placement in Mpumalanga, and completed his advanced dry needling certification in 2009. He joined a private practice in Pretoria in 2010, where he worked alongside a modern group of orthopaedic surgeons, and was responsible for rehabilitating complex arthroscopic procedures and joint replacements. He also had a caseload of competitive Athletics South Africa contracted athletes. He subsequently completed his Sport Physiotherapy Certification in 2010, and then his Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy Certification in 2011.

Pierre moved down to Durban in 2012, a coastal town in KwaZulu Natal, and opened his own clinic with his then fiancé, Mandy. Over the next 3 years, he completed most of the Pain Physiotherapy certification modules and exams, and started assisting on the Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy course, eventually lecturing and leading the course in KwaZulu Natal.

In 2016, Pierre started another chapter in his career, by training as a Men’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapist which also included courses on Women’s Health, Male Pelvic Pain, Prostate Cancer and Diagnostic Ultrasound.

Pierre also served as a part time lecturer in Physiotherapy at the University of KwaZulu Natal between 2013-2017, and subsequently also earned his Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy (via Dissertation) in 2017. Pierre started a PhD in clinical medicine (Urology) in 2018, with a special focus on sexual dysfunction related to prostate cancer. His aim is to finish his PhD in 2022.

Pierre is a past South African chairman for the Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy Group (NMSPG), and represented South Africa on the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT) from 2016-2020. Pierre was recently elected to serve on the Executive Committee of IFOMPT board, being only the second South African do ever do so and the youngest board member in history. Pierre is also one of 2 Physiotherapist that serve on the Medical and Scientific Board of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of South Africa.

Pierre has created a 6 part Prostate Cancer Course series for the international Physiopaedia platform, and has presented 12 Men’s Health modules for an worldwide audience through Club Physio. He regularly present on topics relating to prostate cancer
and male sexual health to members of the South African Society of Physiotherapy. He is in the process of publishing a series of academic papers as part of completing his PhD, and will also be presenting his research at the World Physiotherapy Congress in Dubai in 2021 and in Toyo in 2023 as he has been identified as an Early Career Researcher.

Pierre is blessed to be married to Mandy, his wife of 7 years, and they share 2 beautiful young children, Emma Rose and Oliver Peter. Pierre enjoys cycling, and has completed numerous classic cycling events, and has also completed 4 Ironman 70.3 events.

Qualifications:
Degrees:
BSc Physiotherapy University of Witwatersrand, 2008
Masters in Physiotherapy University of KwaZulu Natal 2017
PhD Candidate: Clinical Medicine (Urology) Nelson R. Mandela School of Clinical Medicine
Certifications:
Advanced Dry Needling 2009
Sport Physiotherapy 2010
Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy, 2011

If you suffer from any of the above problems, please call Scarborough Physio and Health on (07) 3880 1649 and ask to make an appointment with either Mandy or Pierre. We look forward to helping you overcome your intimate problem quickly.

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