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Clinton qualified as a physiotherapist in Durban in 1989 and went on to do his Sports Medicine Honours Degree full time in 1991 with Prof. Tim Noakes in Cape Town, following his 1 year military service in 1990.

During his 1990 year he was the sharks team physiotherapist. He then travelled to the UK, USA, Australia and New Zealand for 4 and a half years working at sport medicine clinics in each country.

On his return to South Africa, Clinton set up a Multidisciplinary Sport Clinic in Durban 17 years ago, which services many elite and recreational sports people. Over their 17 years of practice they have looked after many sporting codes: Sharks Rugby, Premier Soccer sides, KZN and international athletes, hockey, swimming, cyclists, cricket teams.

Clinton is a passionate individual who has rehabilitated many athletes and enhanced performance in these individuals and many sporting teams. He plays an integral part in Kings Park Sport Medicine Centre multidisciplinary approach to treatment and rehab.

Dr. Kirsten Evans qualified as a Chiropractor in 2013 from the Durban University of Technology. Kirsten completed her Masters’ degree by researching the Chiropractic care of paediatrics. She has treated babies as young as 1 week old.
She also completed her training in kinesio taping.

Kirsten starting working as a locum chiropractor and worked for Chiropractors such as Dr. Warren van Zyl, Dr. Kevin Christie (Eastern Cape), Dr. Guy Bower and Dr. Denise Coetzer. She set up her own practice at the end of 2013 and joined the Kingspark team in 2015.

Kirsten has a passion for triathlon and trail running. She represented Triathlon South Africa at the World Games in London in 2013 and has also completed 5 half distance Ironman’s, 1 Dusi Canoe Marathon and the Two Oceans Ultra Marathon. She is a member of the 8 Mile Swimming Team that raises close to 1 million Rand for charity during the Midmar Mile annually.

Kirsten has an extensive knowledge in injuries involving cyclists, swimmers and runners as well as endurance and speed training. She has worked with athletes who have participated in the Olympic Games, Ironman, Comrades, Cape Epic, Sani2C, Dusi, Canoeing and Surf Ski World Champs.


Kelley qualified as a Bsc. Physiotherapist in 2014 at The University of the Western Cape in Cape Town. She spent one year doing her community service at Catherine Booth hospital in Zululand and completed it in 2015.

She has completed level 1 and 2 of the Dry needling course and has done a course on Achilles tendinopathy.

She enjoys dancing and did modern dancing for 10 years and hip hop for 3 years as well as various other sports. She has completed two half two oceans marathons, the Midmar mile and the Warrior and Impi challenge.

She has travelled extensively overseas and brings a wealth of enthusiasm to the medical centre.

She currently operates between Mount Edgecombe country estate and Lion match Business Park.

Michelle Saunders graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2002, before completing her year of community service in a government hospital in rural KZN. She has been a part of the KPSMC team since 2004. In her early years of practicing physiotherapy Michelle spent time working both in private practice, treating a variety of athletes at different levels of performance, as well as general outpatients and rehabilitation work. She was also involved in the medical management of sports teams both at a club and amateur provincial level. She competed socially in river and surfski paddling, swimming, running and mountain biking events.

In 2009 Michelle completed a year long postgraduate course in orthopaedic manual therapy, and in 2011 her training as a Pilate’s instructor in the New York Method, which has been complementary to her physiotherapy practice.

With 3 young children, Michelle now works part time at the Lion Match Office Park premises. She keeps fit with cross training workouts, and a variety of outdoor activities. She continues to regularly attend courses related to her field of special interest in orthopaedic manual therapy.

Brett qualified in 2008 from the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, after which he completed his community service at a rural KZN hospital in 2009. He was fortunate enough to find a job working for Vibhav Singh Physiotherapy, and therefor joined the Kings Park family. His eagerness to work hard as well as learn from those around him are two qualities that he hopes will improve his skill as a physiotherapist.

Brett is currently attending to the wide range of conditions seen at Kings Park, as well as looking after the Golden Arrows junior soccer teams. He has also completed all three of the Kinesio Tape Courses, and is on his way to completing the pilates courses.

Kyle qualified as a physiotherapist in 2008 from the university of the Free State. He completed his community service at a government hospital in the south of Durban.

As a student Kyle worked with the UFS U/19 rugby team(Shimlas) and after moving to Durban in 2009 became the physiotherapist for Old Boys Rugby Club. He completed as team physiotherapist for Thanda Royal Zulu FC. He has an interest in Cycling and has travelled with teams to the Cape Epic.

He looks after the GOLDEN ARROWS PSL SOCCER SIDE and has done so for the past 2 years.

Kyle has played squash at provincial level for 8 years and now enjoys competing in mountain bike events.

Gareth qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2012 from the University of Pretoria. After a year of community service in Northern KZN, he joined the Kings Park Medical team. He has completed dry needling courses and various courses on exercise and function without pain. Gareth is a qualified BASI Pilates mat work teacher and incorporates the fundamental principles into his treatment approach.

He practices at the Lion Match Branch in the mornings and the Glenwood High School branch in the afternoons. Gareth is the Assistant Physiotherapist for Lamontville Golden Arrows and looks after the Multichoice Diski side.

Gareth has been involved with the Glenwood 1st team rugby side since 2013, and is currently the Physiotherapist for the u18 KZN Craven Week Rugby team.
He has a passion for sports, fitness and rehabilitation. Gareth enjoys the outdoor activities and uses time to train and compete in triathlons.

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Stuart qualified as a Chiropractor in March 2003. He spent 2 years working in Amanzimtoti, South Africa before moving to the Republic of Ireland (1 year) and then London, UK (2 and a half years). He has since returned home and has been in practice in Durban since December 2007, joining the KPSMC team in March 2008.

Stuart has a passion for the field of sports medicine and works with several high profile elite sports professionals, such as paddler Ant Stott, Sharks star Patrick Lambie, ATP tennis pro Wesley Moodie and Olympic Gold Medallist Abhinav Bindra (from India). Since 2008, Stuart has done part time work at the Durban University of Technology where, as a clinician, he is educating the Chiropractors of the future. An active sports person, Stuart also enjoys competing in the fields of Canoeing, Multi-sport Racing, Mountain Biking, Cycling and Running.

Originally from Zimbabwe, Dr Jordan came to South Africa in 1999 to study chiropractic and subsequently qualified from the Durban University of Technology in 2009. He chose to remain and establish his practice in SA after getting married in 2002 and he boasts a beautiful wife and 5 year old daughter. He has also worked as a personal trainer for the past 8 years which has afforded him a great deal of experience in sports and physical training related injuries. This expertise also facilitated his Master’s thesis which was focused on the Chiropractic treatment of shoulder injuries in body builders.

Dr Warren enjoys a holistic approach to the overall wellness of every patient ensuring that they are fully educated on their condition as well as referring on to other therapists should a multidisciplinary approach be warranted. His patients range from 3 month old babies with colic to 80 year olds with osteoarthritis. For a compassionate and competent Chiropractor, please don't hesitate to give Dr Warren a call.

Ashnie Maharaj graduated with a B.Sc. Occupational Therapy at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2004, and completed her community service year at King Edward VIII Hospital in 2005. In addition, she obtained a post-graduate Diploma in Vocational Rehabilitation at the University of Pretoria in November 2010 and certification as a Workwell Therapist in 2013. Ashnie has also completed the AMA 6th edition training in 2014.

Ashnie began her clinical career at King Edward VIII Teaching Hospital in 2005 where she later fulfilled the role of an acting Occupational Therapy Manager. Ashnie also served as a Guest Lecturer at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Faculty of Occupational Therapy. She then relocated to Gauteng where she gained experience as a Senior Disability Claims Consultant and independent Functional Capacity Evaluation Provider at the Soma Initiative and Negotiated Benefit Consultant Holdings (NBC) from 2008 until 2013.

Ashnie Maharaj has successfully managed her practice from 2006 to date, focusing on Functional Capacity Evaluations in the Insurance and Medico-legal Sector, Case Management, Return to Work programmes as well as Adult and Paediatric Assessment and Therapy. Ashnie Maharaj Occupational Therapists is privileged to have received a Level 3 BEE accredited EME through Empowerdex.

Byron Starkey qualified as a podiatrist from Technikon Witwatersrand in 2002. He went into private practice in 2003, after moving to Durban, at North Beach Medical Centre. In 2006, he left NBMC and moved to Kings Park Sports Medicine Centre.

His satellite practices are in Amanzimtoti at the Fountain Medical Centre (Winklespruit) and at Bluff Medicross. His special interests are in sports related podiatry, paediatric problems and diabetes.

Dr Thirushan Moodley qualified with a bachelors in dental surgery (BCHD) from the University of the Western Cape in 2012. He thereafter successfully completed his community service for a period of one year in Ixopo, KZN.

Dr Moodley has a humble, hardworking, and success driven personality. He maintains the utmost respect for his patients at all times with excellent professionalism. He believes in doing what’s best for the client and follows the protocols of dentistry passionately.

Dr Moodley is proud to be a part of this wonderful team of dedicated healthcare professionals, and is looking forward to offering his services.

Lynne Mackey studied a degree in sport science at the University of Kwa-zulu Natal, followed by honours in Biokinetics. She did her first year of internship with Jimmy Wright at the Sharks Medical Centre.

Her passion for surfing has led her to compete on the South African surf tour. She thrives on being able to help individuals struggling with injuries to regain their strength and to help them return to their sport or just helping sedentary patients to live a more functional painfree life.

Hayley is a competitive athlete, qualified Biokineticist and Sports Scientist. After finishing her biokinetics internship at the University of Pretoria, Hayley made the South African National rowing squad and became a full-time athlete, thereafter competing internationally in both sculling and pairs rowing for several years.

After narrowly missing out on the 2012 London Olympics she has returned to her home-town Durban where she now practices as a biokineticist and has started canoeing and surfski paddling.

Hayley specialises in orthopaedic rehabilitation, along with a special interest in sport-specific strength and conditioning.

Monique Hurter qualified as a Biokineticist from the University of Johannesburg in 2015 after which moving to Durban in 2016 for her internship and joining KPMED in 2017 full time. Monique is currently completing her Masters in Sports Medicine through the University of Glasgow in Scotland and is also qualified in Strength and Conditioning, Pilates and Pre-and Post Natal training.

Monique has participated in karate since the age of 7, representing South Africa at 7 World Championships placing in the top 3 at all, and Captaining the 1st Team Ladies Kumite for 2012 and 2014. Monique has a passion for sports and adventure, often competing in triathlons, trail running and enjoying hiking and stand up paddle boarding. She has a great passion for sport which fuels her love for rehabilitating sports injuries, improving athletic performance as well as chronic conditions.

Email: monique@kpmed.co.za

Rentia qualified as a Homeopath in 1993 from Durban Institute of Technology, followed by 1 year full time and 3 years part time work experience at the DUT Homeopathic Clinic. Rentia started in private practice in Westville in 1995 and successfully managed that until she joined the Kings Park team in 2011. In 2012 Rentia completed her Master’s Degree in Sport Medicine cum laude from UKZN. She also qualified and registered as a Chinese Medicine Acupuncturist and completed the Advanced Course in Biopuncture (Heel) in 2005.

Rentia has competed in a broad range of sporting disciplines including cross country, road and trail running, cycling, duathlon and canoeing. She was awarded provincial colours for duathlon and represented South Africa at the World Duathlon Championships in 2001. Rentia also represented KwaZulu-Natal at various SA cross country and marathon championships and in 2013 won her age category at the SA Long Distance Trail running championships.

These first hand experiences of the rigors of training broadened her experience in the treatment of sport injuries and the maintenance of athletes’ health during the build-up to competitions, using homeopathy.

Rentia constantly strives to educate the public about the advantages of using homeopathy in sport and general health.

Kerryn qualified as a dietician in 2003. After university she completed her community service year at Montebello hospital, following which she worked at Stanger Hospital for two years as a clinical dietician. From 2006 to 2011 Kerryn lived and worked in London, where she specialised as a paediatric dietician. She is now back in her home town to start her own practice and to bring back the experience she gained abroad.

Kerryn competed in many sports throughout her career and has therefore always had a keen interest in sports nutrition. This led her to complete an exercise science course as well as undertake the two year Sports Nutrition Diploma through the International Olympic Committee. The IOC Diploma gave her the opportunity to learn from the leaders in the field internationally, looking at the latest science driving sports nutrition.

Kerryn’s main goal is to educate, and to enhance the performance of, both recreational and professional athletes via their nutrition plans, and in doing so, help them compete to the best of their ability. Having seen the impact of calculated nutrition on well documented sports, such as running and swimming, she would like to work on the role that nutrition plays in events such as surfing, golf, mountain biking, skate boarding and the like.

Kerryn is registered to perform the Discovery Vitality Nutrition Assessments as well as the CDE assessments. She has a wealth of experience with type 1 diabetes, being especially interested in managing athletes with this condition.

“The amount, composition and timing of food intake can profoundly affect sports performance” – IOC Consensus.


Email: kerryn@durbandietitian.com

Kirsten was a member of the South African swimming team for 17 years and knows first hand the pressures and demands of elite level sport, and the impact of psychological factors on performance. She completed her studies, majoring in psychology and biochemistry at UKZN while still competing internationally and qualified in 2005 with a masters degree in clinical psychology. She is currently completing her PhD in the area of sports psychology.

Kirsten works with individual athletes and teams from many different sports, from school to recreational through to Olympic level. She is involved with life skills programmes, high performance workshops and lectures part-time at Durban University of Technology. Kirsten also has experience in organizational psychology and has worked individually with business people wishing to apply mental skills to the business arena.

Patrick Frickel is the resident sport masseur at KPMED. He is passionate about his work and provides 100% effort in making sure his clients' bodies are kept in tiptop shape allowing them to perform at their best.

Patrick works closely with other medical professionals such as biokineticists, physiotherapists and chiropractors in a holistic manner to provide the best treatment possible.

Numerous studies have shown the benefits of massage in preventing injury, improving muscle flexibility, reducing fatigue and improving endurance.

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Margaryta Garibian did her ITEC Diploma in Holistic massage in 2011 at the Beauty Specialist Training Centre in Durban.

During 2012 to 2014 she qualified in the following disciplines:
Hot Stone Massage
Pregnancy Massage
Therapeutic Reflexology
Therapeutic Aromatherapy
Sports Massage

In 2015 Ryta did her anti cellulite massage qualification at the Beauty School of Svetlana Harchenko in Ukraine her home country. In 2012 she set up her own massage practice and joined the KPSMC team in 2017.
Ryta is passionate about her job and has gained experience in South Africa and Eastern Europe.
Her hobby is running and she is competing in local running events.

Ryta has been treating elite athletes who participated in the Olympic games, IAAF, Comrades Marathon, etc.
She has worked at numerous sport evets, such as the Dusi, Toyota warrior, Iron man.

Surina is responsible for daily running of the practice as well as the financial administration. She oversees the management of the reception area, requirements of the various professional staff as well as the financial aspects required to run the practice.

She has been with the practice since 2003 and ensures the smooth running of the medical centre.

Melissa graduated from Stellenbosch University in 2015 with a BSc of Physiotherapy. She then completed her year of Community Service at Eshowe District Hospital in Northern KZN. While studying she was involved as a volunteer at many sporting events including The Cape Cycle Tour, Wine to Whales and the Cape Epic. She also represented her university at the Comrades marathon in 2015 at one of the physio stations on route.

Melissa is qualified in dry needling and is experienced in various taping techniques and rehabilitation protocols. She uses a holistic approach in all treatment planning.

Melissa is passionate about health, fitness and exercise. She enjoys being active and regularly participates in many types of sporting events such as triathlons, mountain biking, trail and road running.

Dr Tobeka Unita Pamla fondly known as Nikita is a medical practitioner.She attained her MBchB at the now called Walter Sisulu university in 2002. She did her internship in Groote Schuur in Cape Town and community service in Umtata at the Nelson Mandela hospital.

She has extensive experience as a general practitioner with keen interest in psychiatry,HIV/AIDS and family medicine. She has attended a lot of HIV/AIDS conferences. She has collaborated with a lot of NGOs dealing with mental health and HIV.

She also has a keen interest in alternative healing having worked with a number of healers at the Bryanston wellness center in Johannesburg including a colon clinic and gene mapping for disease prevention.

She also holds a diploma in Anaesthetics and does sessional work in the field.

She is extremely passionate about holistic approach to illness and hence the eagerness in joining the Kpmed team.

In her spare time she enjoys swimming and brisk walking and spending time with her family. She used to be an avid tennis and netball player.

She has enrolled for reiki and meditation classes . She hails from Ixopo quite popular for the bhuddist retreat .


Fascia is the interconnected web that runs through and around the entire body. It surrounds muscles as individuals, groups of muscles, nerves, blood vessel and organs like cling wrap. The Individual layers – superficial, deep and visceral – continue uninterrupted throughout the body.

A unique, safe and extremely effective form of therapy, aimed at creating as little pain as possible so as to not form more trauma in the body.

This is a hands-on technique that involves applying gentle, sustained pressure into the fascia connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion.

Assisting in improving sports performance, everyday activities, digestion and treating injuries in short time. Increase of energy and blood flow, improve muscle movement from scar tissue that’s restricts muscle movement (including Caesar and scope scars).

Brain Harmonics provides neurofeedback to assist clients to self-regulate their brain patterns and drop patterns that don’t work for them. Kerry Rudman is the owner and neurofeedback practitioner heading up the Durban branch. She has been running this business for 10 years and has previous neurofeedback experience. She has branches in JHB, CT, PTA, Polokwane and DBN. Her client base is sportsmen and sportswomen, business executives, children, anyone who is feeling stress, depression, anxiety, headaches, memory problems, insomnia, PTSD, exhaustion or needing to improve their functioning.

Contact no 083 266 9183 or Email: kerry@brainharmonics.co.za

Neurofeedback and Brain Harmonics give your brain real time information on your brain waves and the kind of patterns your brain is stuck in. It can also tell your brain how fast or slow it is pulsing. Your brain is then able to make lasting changes by self regulation. So we can teach your brain how to be in the right brain wave state for the right reason and this will help you to perform more optimally in every phase of your life including attention, memory, mood disorders, sleep, racing thoughts, headaches, learning problems, ptsd, sports performance and more.


Kings Park Sports Medicine Centre
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Fax: 031 303 3894

Email: info@kpmed.co.za

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