Who are we?

Our pillar of investment is reproduction

StepMed is not just celebrating the gift of an individual, but focusing on the developing of a next generation. True greatness is not just being successful ourselves, but producing other therapists who are also just as, or even more successful. Producing a next generation of leaders to multiply our influence, securing that our dream will be achieved and that our patients will excel.

Our Team

All the Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech Therapists working at the StepMed Centre have completed an additional qualification in the treatment of adult patients with neurological (brain) injuries, based on the BOBATH holistic treatment concept. Various team members have also completed an 8-week Neuro Developmental Training (NDT) qualification.

  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech Therapists
Ansell Smith
Ansell Smith
Junior Physiotherapist
I am a Physiotherapist at Stepmed and I obtained my degree at The University of the Freestate. I cannot say
Richa van Eck
Richa van Eck
Junior Physiotherapist
At first I decided to study Physiotherapy to become a sport physiotherapist, but during my studies I discovered that my
Bianca Bloem
Bianca Bloem
Junior Physiotherapist
Alison Smit
Alison Smit
Junior Physiotherapist
In my matric year, I went to a physio for the first time. I loved the environment and the combination
Lindilani Mandiwana
Lindilani Mandiwana
Junior Physiotherapist
I am Lindelani Mandiwana, A qualified physiotherapist. I have passion for my job and it fascinates because I am working
Elzette Krüger
Elzette Krüger
Senior Physiotherapist
Hester Nel
Hester Nel
Senior Physiotherapist
As far back as I can remember from childhood, I have always wanted to help people. I was for ever
Marlene Steyn
Marlene Steyn
Senior Physiotherapist
My passion in life is to help people. The Lord called me 16 years ago to make a difference in
Karla Richter
Karla Richter
Junior Occupational Therapist
“You find yourself truly blessed, when all-but-a-dream turns out to be your daily modus operande...” It all started at a
Carli Viljoen
Carli Viljoen
Junior Occupational Therapist
I was born in Nelspruit and grew up in the lowveld area on a farm. Everyone deserves a full life
Roxanne Stemmet
Roxanne Stemmet
Junior Occupational Therapist
My name is Roxanne, I was born and raised in Cape Town where I obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree
Mauve Mamba
Mauve Mamba
Junior Occupational Therapist
“We rise by lifting others”- Robert Ingersoll I’m Maeve Mamba and I was born on the 14th of December 1992.
Mariaan Wiltshire
Mariaan Wiltshire
Senior Occupational Therapist
Emily Clarke
Emily Clarke
Junior Speech Therapist
I graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2014 and spent the following three years working in an acute
Lindie Stander
Lindie Stander
Speech Therapist
Ronel Lourens
Ronel Lourens
Senior Speech Therapist
Dirk Lourens
Dirk Lourens
Senior Speech Therapist and Audiologist