Sports Therapy Hub
Sports Therapy Hub (STH), in partnership with Paul Roos Gymnasium, offers physiotherapy services by Hanekom & Van der Merwe Physiotherapists. A gym based, out-patient practice that focuses on:
- Assessments, Treatment and Rehabilitation of Orthopedic conditions (pre- and post-surgery)
- Sports related injuries and neuromuscular conditions
- Strapping and taping
At STH we pride ourselves in providing evidence-based and patient-centered care of the highest quality, in order to restore function. STH is also offering their services to Paul Roos families, the public and surrounded schools.
Physiotherapist at Paul Roos
Nicola Hanekom is a young, driven and passionate physiotherapist from a small farming community, Klipdale in the Overberg region. She grew up on the farm Korenhof and attended Rûens Kollege Primary School where after she matriculated from Paarl Gymnasium High.
Nicola studied BSc Physiotherapy at the University of Stellenbosch and has always shown an interest in biology and human science after having to make use of physiotherapy and rehabilitation due to multiple netball injuries. Prince Albert in the Central Karoo was her home for a year where she completed her community service. Her true passion lies with working with sport injuries and rehabilitation as well as orthopaedic physiotherapy. Being at Paul Roos, Nicola is excited to be able to combine her love for sport, outdoors, human science and true empathy to achieve the best possible outcome in collaboration with the patient.
Growing up in Ceres, Lutz van der Merwe has always been an active person with a love for the outdoors, participating in all sports and activities provided. in 2015, Lutz matriculated from Paarl Boys’ High School with the anticipation of studying physiotherapy the next year.
After completing his BSc Physiotherapy from the University of Stellenbosch in 2019, he went to Upington to complete his Community Service year, but it was ultimately his love for sport which brought him back to the Western Cape.
With the desire to help others and his love for sports, is what makes him so passionate about his work. Lutz enjoys building relationships with his patients and tailoring treatments session to fit their every need. He is a passion for orthopaedic and sports-related injuries and strives for perfection in rehabilitation to prevent conditions from re-occurring.
Cell: 084 351 6819
Bookings and enquiries
Contact Zenitha Baron:
Tel: +27 (71) 169 7201
Johan J. Ferreira Gimnasium
311 Suidwal Road, Krigeville, 7600