SPORTS MEDICINE CENTRE
centre is in the heart of Durban North in Mackeurtan Drive.
It was established through the need for Northwood Boys High
School to have a High Performance Centre on their doorstep
to provide the pupils and sporting teams a centre of excellence
that can assist the different sporting codes achieve higher
The centre consists
of a team of young dynamic healthcare professionals including
a Physiotherapist, Biokineticist, Chiropractor, Homeopath,
Psychologist and a Family Practitioner. The essence of this
centre is to service the school, staff, feeder schools in
the area, Old Boys, and the general community of Durban North.
Our young and vibrant
practitioners work exceptionally well together as a team,
and are open to the general public for Sports and Lifestyle
injuries and prevention. Medical services are available to
the general public. This comes together with affordable rates.
Our consultation hours
are Monday to Friday 8-5pm. Weekend consultations will be
accommodated for by prior arrangement.
I am a clinical psychologist registered with
the Health Profession's Council of South Africa. I have
practices in both Durban North and Ballito.
I completed my Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and
Philosophy at the University of Johannesburg. I then completed
my Honour's Degree in Psychology at Rhodes University in
Grahamstown. Lastly, I completed a Masters of Social Science
Degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
In 2008, I worked for an NGO working with inmates at the
Johannesburg Correctional Facility. I provided inmates with
individual and group counselling. The organization developed
a rehabilitation and skills workshop and I was one of the
In 2007 and 2010, I worked at the South African Depression
and Anxiety Group as a counsellor working on their suicide
I completed my internship at Addington and King Edward hospitals
in Durban. I then completed my Community Service year at
Stanger Hospital in the Ilembe district.
I SPECIALISE IN:
• Alcohol & Drug Addiction
• Trauma Counselling
• Grief & Bereavement
• Abnormal Behaviour Therapy
• Bipolar Disorder
• Relationship Counselling
• Post-Natal Depression
Special Interests - musckuloskeletal, orthopaedic,
athletes, runners and triathletes.
Ashleigh White has completed her Human Movement Science
degree at Rhodes University, this was followed by her BSc.
Honours in Biokinetics at the Sports Science Institute of
South Africa. Ashleigh White was lucky enough to complete
her internship there as well. She then spent a year in Durban
practicing Biokinetics under the guidance of Jimmy Wright,
then returned to the University of Stellenbosch to complete
my Physiotherapy degree.
She has worked in hospitals as well as private, multi-discipline
practices since then, and has spent time practising in Cape
Town and the United Kingdom following that, she has been
practicing since in Durban again since 2008.
Ashleigh White has also hosted a number of
multidiscipline practical running workshops over the past
year and hosted an athlete’s information evening.
She runs regularly with Regent Harries and have blogged/
written for them for a few years and compete quite seriously
in marathons and ultra-marathons.
Ashleigh White is also a family orientated women, married
and has two young boys who keep her busy and young.
Special interests: reproductive, children’s
and mental health.
Recently published a book aimed at combating diabetes in
the Indian community, endorsed by Diabetes SA
She offers patients a more holistic treatment option, including
Homoeopathics, Phytotherapy and Needling.
Colette is a Homeopath with an interest in Endocrinology,
practising in Durban North. She is also a pathology lecturer
and Discipline Head of Anotomy at Durban University of Technology,
faculty of Health Sciences.
In 2007 she joined LIFE Centre where she developed an interest
in natural fertility treatment. In 2008 she was fortunate
enough to travel New York City to attend an "East Meets
West" in reproductive Medicine Conference at The Berkley
Centre for Reproductive Wellness.
Over the past 7 years her practice has developed as a general
practice, but with particular emphasis on hormonal, childrens
and mental health.
Special interests: sport and injuries and
treatment and healing of children
Specialising in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention
of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system (much like
a physiotherapist) and the effects of these disorders on
Dr Wiggett has been involved at Northwood School for almost
4 years as a hockey coach with the U16A team, as well as
helping to run the hockey medics on match days. He also
helps co-ordinate the Varsity College medical team for their
hockey and rugby sides.
- Registered Dietician with the Health Professions
Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
- Member of the Association for Dietetics in South Africa
- Member of the South African Sports Medicine Associaion
I have a BSC Medical Honours Degree in Nutrition & Dietetics
from The University Of Cape Town, and completed my undergraduate
degree majoring in Human Kinetics & Ergonomics (HKE)
and Psychology at Rhodes University. My primary interests
are in general healthy eating, sports nutrition, eating
disorders and cancer nutrition
Human Kinetics is a discipline focused on human movement
and exercise and its impact on health and physical performance.
This stimulated my interest in sports nutrition and the
importance of nutrition for exercise and performance. I
am passionate about exercise and completed a short course
on exercise prescription in chronic diseases and special
populations through Witwatersrand University.
I see food as nourishing and something that should be enjoyed
not feared. I don’t see ‘healthy’ as being
low calorie, but being the most nutritious option. I followed
up my interest in eating disorders by doing further short
courses on emotional eating, binge eating & bulimia
nervosa and am waiting to complete my final course on restrictive
eating disorders (anorexia nervosa, anorexia athletic and
Although weight management is what dieticians are mainly
associated with, we also promote healthy diet and lifestyle
and provide medical nutrition therpy and dietry advice to
patients with medical conditions such as diabetes, cancer,
Hypertention, hypercholesterolemia and more.
Certified Play Therapist.
Child Mental Health: behaviour problems, educational assessments,
depression and anxiety, coping with divorce, grief and diagnosis
and alternative management of ADHD.
Adolescents: mood disorders, problematic relationships with
parents, low self-esteem, anxiety.
Adults: relationship difficulties, depression and anxiety,
anger management, life-coaching, grief.
I am a qualified Counselling Psychologist with a Masters
in the Social Sciences from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal,
where I received my Honours (cum laude). I am registered
with the Health Professions Council as a Counselling Psychologist
and have additional qualifications as a Play Therapist.
I have previously tutored Psychology at the Universityof
Kwa-Zulu Natal and have been involved in a number of community
projects as group facilitator and researcher. I also worked
in the Student Counselling Centre at the University of Kwa-Zulu
Natal where I worked with a wide scope of issues ranging
from depression and anxiety to relationship difficulties
and career counselling. After leaving the University of
Kwa-Zulu Natal I opened a private practice in Glenwood which
I have recently expanded to include offices in Durban North.
Dr Azeema Khan is a Family Practitioner that
graduated from Wits Medical School. After graduating and
completing her internship, she worked in the UK in both
their private and public health sectors.
She worked in various disciplines, but largely in Emergency
Medicine.Upon returning to South Africa she was invited
to be an associate at the Bluff Medical Centre; a centre
fully equipped with x-ray facilities, a theatre for minor
procedures and a casualty/procedure unit. She practised
there for eight years, having a special interest in female
and paediatric health.
She then decided to take a short break to spend time with
her two daughters, and has since resumed practice in Durban
North, this being more convenient as she resides in Durban
North. Her well-equipped practice offers a wide range of
services that include ECG testing, blood sugar and cholesterol
testing, equipment to deal with minor lacerations, removal
of skin lesions, ‘tissue glue’ where indicated
–esp for kiddies (meaning no needles needed!), and
incision and drainage of abscesses.
She is also particularly known for her patient approach
to papsmear testing and newer Liquid Based Cytology for
cervical screening –at this consult female health
issues are addressed and screened, a mammogram or bone density
scan may be indicated. She is passionate about her patients
and adopts an approach to a patient’s well-being that
encompasses their social, emotional and physical well-being,
motivating patients to be the best they can be!