My Sexual Health Team Member:
Physiotherapist with a special interest in Men’s Pelvic Health and Prostate Cancer
Pierre qualified in 2008 from the University of Witwatersrand and began working in musculoskeletal private practice in Pretoria after his community service year. He completed a Sports Physiotherapy certification (SPT) in 2010, and an Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy certification (OMTC) in 2011. He subsequently assisted and eventually lectured on the OMTC from 2013-2019. He has completed postgraduate courses in Pain, Medical Communication, Pain intervention, Exercise for Pain, Women’s Health, Male Pelvic Pain, Prostate Cancer and Diagnostic Ultrasound.
Pierre completed his Masters in Physiotherapy in 2017, and is currently completing his PhD in Clinical Medicine specialising in Urology with a special focus on sexual dysfunction related to prostate cancer.
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 been elected to serve on the Executive Committee of the IFOMPT board, being the second South African to ever do so and the youngest board member in history.
Pierre is also one of two physiotherapists 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 a worldwide audience through Club Physio. He regularly presents on topics relating to prostate cancer and male sexual health to members of the South African Society of Physiotherapy. He is also in the process of publishing a series of academic papers as part of completing his PhD, and will be presenting his research at the World Physiotherapy Congress in Dubai in 2021 and in Tokyo in 2023, as he has been identified as an Early Career Researcher.
Pierre sees patients at his outpatient pelvic practice in Westville, Durban, and also does online consultations to out of towners.
- 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
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