Welcome to Glenda Francis Physiotherapy

Glenda Francis is a registered physiotherapist providing a high quality treatment of a wide range of spinal and musculoskeletal problems for patients (humans, equine, canine and feline) in the greater Cape Town area. The practice provides a consultation and treatment resource to medical professionals, veterinary professionals as well as horse owners.

The fields of human and animal physiotherapy involve the assessment and treatment of muscular, skeletal and neural conditions.

Physiotherapists are highly trained and skilled in the use of their hands to assess and treat soft tissue injuries. They are also extensively trained in rehabilitation techniques and are able to offer guidance on the best manner in which to successfully and safely complete your own rehabilitation as well as that of the equine, canine or feline patient.

Treatment/modalities offered

  • Treatment of wide range of musculoskeletal problems
  • Neck and back pain andspinal injuries
  • Treatment of sports injuries and massage
  • Acupuncture and Acupressure
  • Dry Needling
  • Myofascial release
  • Spinal mobilisation and manipulation
  • Electrotherapy
    • Shockwave therapy
    • Deep Oscillation™
    • Ultrasound
    • Laser
    • TENS
    • Faradic
  • Rehabilitation through exercise and stretching (Yoga; Pilates)
  • Ergonomic work assessment
  • Animal Physiotherapy

Commonly treated conditions

  • spinal problems ( including stiff and sore backs and necks)
  • headaches (humans)
  • muscle imbalance and weakness
  • soft tissue injuries and stiffness
  • orthopaedic and neural conditions
  • pre and post operative surgical conditions
  • degenerative joint diseases
  • gait abnormalities/ lameness
  • compensatory problems
  • preventative physiotherapy/ maintenance