Practice owner and Physiotherapist
Michela graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand with BSc Physiotherapy cum laude in 2008. While completing community service at Kalafong in Atteridgeville her passion for Orthopaedic rehabilitation grew. She joined the previous practice in 2010 and in 2011 completed an intensive specialisation course in Orthopaedic and Manual Therapy (OMT1). She has completed numerous post-graduate courses to maintain current knowledge of the latest treatments including Dry Needling and Hydrotherapy. In 2014 Michela purchased the practice from the previous owner and has since endeavoured to provide a modern, fresh approach to managing the practice while maintaining an excellent service to the patients. Furthermore, she accompanied the Toyota South Africa team to the DAKAR rally held in various countries of South America as the team’s Physiotherapist and co-ordinator in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Danielle graduated with distinction from the University of Pretoria in 2019. She went on to complete her Community Service at Kalafong Hospital in Atteridgeville where she got exposure to a variety of conditions. She particularly developed a passion for Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal physiotherapy. After graduating she completed numerous courses to further her knowledge such as Dry Needling and Advanced Dry Needling as well as the Upper and Lower Quarter courses that focused on integrating musculoskeletal conditions. Danielle started at Poulter-Simon Physiotherapy in 2021 to focus on treating conditions that she is passionate about. Danielle loves keeping active and loves working with people. She strives to provide quality treatment to all her patients.
Practice manager and Physiotherapist
Meggan graduated from the University of Witwatersrand in 2008. She completed her community service year at a clinic in Midrand and decided to stay on in the Government sector where she was promoted to Senior Physiotherapist at Hillbrow Clinic. She has always had an interest in teaching and took the opportunity to become involved in part-time lecturing at the University of Witwatersrand as well as assisting with student examinations. While working at Hillbrow, Meggan also worked at Parklane Hospital treating patients in the female surgical, ICU and maternity wards. Meggan developed a keen interest in Orthopaedic and Sports rehabilitation and decided to move into Private practice in 2011 where she managed a practice in Woodmead. She finally joined Poulter-Simon Physiotherapy in 2013 and was promoted to practice manager in 2016. Meggan has completed many post graduate courses in order to further develop her skills and stay up to date with the latest treatments, including Dry Needling and an intensive one year specialisation course in Orthopaedic Manipulative therapy (OMT1).
Taylor graduated from the university of the Witwatersrand in 2013. She completed her community service in Chiawelo clinic with in the Johannesburg metro rehabilitation team. During her community service year she had the opportunity to work with many facets of physiotherapy with a large focus on neuromuscularskeletal therapy, Hydrotherapy and Hippotherapy. Taylor then joined Poulter Simon physiotherapy team in 2015 where her passion and love for orthopedics grew. In 2016 she completed an intensive specialization course in Orthopedic and manual therapy ( OMT1). Her love for learning continued and she has since completed multiple post graduate courses including dry needling and Kinesio taping. More recently has completed 2 of the chronic pain modules and is planing on completing all 6 of the pain train chronic pain modules. In addition she is a registered 200hr yoga teacher Furthermore, her passion for sharing her knowledge extended to being a assistant on the South Gauteng OMT course
Leanne graduated with distinction from the University of Cape Town in 2018. She then moved back to Johannesburg to complete her community service at Helen Joseph Hospital in 2019. She discovered her passion for Orthopaedic rehabilitation whilst at Helen Joseph hospital being exposed to a variety of conditions. During her community service year in 2019, she completed post graduate courses in Dry Needling and taping techniques. Leanne enjoys running and hockey which has resulted in her passion for neuromuscular physiotherapy and sports rehabilitation. She is currently completing her Advanced Neuromuscular Skeletal Course (OMT) in 2020 to further her knowledge and expertise in this division of physiotherapy.