Mariet’s extensive years of experience as a physiotherapist allowed her to hone her skills in the assessment and treatment of patients presenting with chronic pain conditions, back pain, neck and musculoskeletal injuries. In view of her interest in chronic pain she is also in the process of completing her diploma in pain management at the University of Cape Town. The “patient’s perspective” concerning their condition remains a critical factor which she considers in order to implement a holistic treatment plan with the aim to yield the best possible functional outcome.
When she is not at work, she embraces the outdoors with early morning jogging sessions in the beautiful Stellenbosch mountains or alternatively she retreats to the beach for a refreshing hike. Apart from her social interest in theatre and enjoying music on the lawns of Stellenbosch, she also represented South Africa in the World Masters squash tournament.
Interest in adult physical rehabilitation and continues to hone her skills in the field of vocational rehabilitation and return to work. She furthermore enjoys needlework, playing tennis, horse riding, discovering and exploring new destinations.