Supervision: Monday 8 November 2021 (19:00-21:00) - Hester van Aswegen
Hester van Aswegen is a physiotherapist with a special interest in pelvic floor dysfunction and pelvic health.
She graduated from Pretoria University in 1987 and has been in private practice since 1991.
She is currently working in Johannesburg at various premises ( Roodepoort, Douglasdale and Wits Donald Gordon medical centre) where her main patient load is patients with pelvic problems. This includes women and men and all types of pelvic related conditions - urinary and faecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, anorectal dysfunction and constipation, all types of pelvic pain , sexual dysfunction as well as ante and post-natal patients
She has done numerous postgraduate courses to further her knowledge in this field and has presented at several conferences and courses on the topic of physiotherapy treatment for pelvic floor dysfunction and / or incontinence.
She has been involved with the PWHPG (Pelvic and Women’s Health Physiotherapy Group) since the 1990’s and is currently the course coordinator for postgraduate courses and is also part of the lecturing team for the postgraduate modules.
She is part of the multidisciplinary team involved with treatment of patients with sexual dysfunction together with Dr Elna Rudolph of the “my sexual health” centre in Bryanston as well as the colorectal / pelvic floor unit at WITS Donald Gordon medical centre . She believes that this collaboration in a multi-disciplinary unit ultimately delivers the best quality care to the patients.
Hester is passionate about providing the best service possible to all her patients and educating the public and medical professionals about physiotherapy services available for these conditions.
She passionately believes that “Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life”.
- Health Professions Council of South Africa (PT0038911)
- South African Society of Physiotherapy (mvan 033)
- Board of Health Funders (PR NO 7235070)
- Pelvic & Women’s Health Physiotherapy Group (PWHPG)
- Southern African Sexual Health Association ( SASHA)
- South African Urogynaecology Association (SAUGA)
- International Organisation of Physical Therapy for Pelvic and Women’s Health (IOPTPWH)
You can contact her at:
Tel nr: 0827865017
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/hesterphysio/
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