Helen is a Sports Physiotherapy Specialist, with a background in the provision of physiotherapy for the South African Nationals Sports teams, and at the All Africa Games and two Commonwealth Games.
She lectures nationally and internationally focussing on Medico-Legal Ethical issues, Objective criteria for RTP, Proprioception, Nero-motor control and Groin and Hip Quandaries.
Helen is also renowned for her Motivational talks on The Life of the Athlete, Being on Top of your Game in Sport and Business & Excellence in Sport and Life.
She is currently undertaking her PhD through Kent University on “Groin and Hip Quandaries”
Sports Physiotherapy Specialist
– Present (UK)
Consulting to Insurers (Premier League Football and all Elite Sports); Treatment of Patients; Presentations / Workshops Nationally and Internationally.
Currently doing a Professional Doctorate through Kent University.
I gave Medical advice to Insurers with regard to Elite Sports including Premier League Football, England Cricket, Professional Golf, Pro Tennis players, Racing Drivers, Jockeys etc
– (South Africa)
Had my own Private Practice dealing with Orthopaedic and Sports Injuries from 1990 – 2000.
Physio for Western Province Rugby and Super 14 Stormers Rugby for 5 years.
Physio for South Africa Rugby.
Commonwealth Games (x 2).
All Africa Games (x2).
SA Hockey (7 years).
SA Surf Lifesaving (3 World Champs).
Physio for Maccabi Games in Israel
World Windsurfing Championships.
Provincial Cricket for12 years (+ SA “A” Cricket).
Most Provincial Sports.
Give Presentations / Workshops throughout UK, SA and India
Main topics: Medico-Legal Ethics; Objective Criteria for increasing Rehab and RTP; Groin and Hip Quandaries; Rehabilitation; Proprioception / Neuromotor Control; Prevention of Injuries / Pre-hab.
Written Handbooks of latest International EBM for Elite Sports practitioners – 2 on Knee; one on Groin / Hips and also contributed to various Sports Books.
Published three studies – 1 Cricket, 2 Rugby and written Blog (BJSM);Commentary(SAJSM); Abstract (BIMM); Article (Sportex), Study (India Journal of Sports Medicine) on Groin / Hip Quandaries.