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  • independence
  • passion for life
  • relationships
  • vitality
  • relaxation
  • hope
  • control
  • posture
  • mobility
  • your story


You can visit Karen Swanepoel Physiotherapy at our new address:  22 Brebner Road, Westdene, Bloemfontein

For appointments, call 051 444 6260

New address from 01 April 2020!

From 01 April 2020 you can visit Karen Swanepoel Physiotherapist at

22 Brebner Road,



Appointments – 051 444 6260

Most Recent Publications

I have a surgeon friend who always says to patients: “WHEN YOU CUT YOU CRY”  Not the most comforting words, but there is some truth in his statement. There is always pain with surgery. But what happens when the pain remains longer than anticipated?   WHY IS IT SORE? The  ceasarian scar looks healed. You […]

What is urinary incontinence? Urinary incontinence is leaking of urine, and you can not control it   Did you know that there are FOUR types of urinary leakage? 1 stress incontinence – Urine leaks out at times when your bladder or belly is under sudden increase of pressure; for example, when you sneeze, cough,laugh,jump or […]

It has been 50 days in #Lockdown. We really think we have it all planned and worked out, don’t we? We had it all planned. What could go wrong? I honestly had this year all worked out. 2019 was terrible. My mom passed away and I had worked myself to a standstill over Christmas to […]

Karen Swanepoel

BSc Physiotherapy (UFS 2002)

Physiotherapist registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa
Registration number: PT 0080179

Registered with the Board of Health Care Funders of Southern Africa
Practice number 0202274