Suegnet Meyer is the director and clinical lead at Meyer & Associates. Her clinical approach is patient-focussed. It aims at optimising the diagnostic procedure of injuries; treating the injured patient and managing safe return to daily function and sports. She also promotes 360-degree communication between the members of the multi-disciplinary team to reduce risk of re-injury.
- BSc Physiotherapy (University of Pretoria) – 1991.
- PGCERT Pharmacology (University of Pretoria) – 1995.
- MSc Sports Physiotherapy (University of Bath) – 2018.
- PGCERT MSK Diagnostic Ultrasound (Brunel University) – 2020.
- PGCERT Injection Therapy (Brunel University) – 2021.
- PGCERT Non-medical Independent Prescribing – (Bournemouth University) -2022.
- Continues professional development & research
- Over 30 years working experience within field of sports physiotherapy , orthopaedics and MSK rehabilitation and private practice.
- Working in various elite sports practices in South Africa, United States and England.
- Extensive experience working in rugby, athletics, tennis, hockey, squash, fencing, swimming, weightlifting, lacrosse, at various levels of sport (1991-current).
- Successful Sports Private Practice at Loftus Versfeld, home of the Blue Bulls (1992-2000), included working in Rugby World Cup (1995). Gained wealth of experience in rugby at elite and grassroot levels.
- Lead Physiotherapist and travelling with Rentmeester Athletics team & South African Athletics (1993-2000).
- Clinical lead Pitch side Physiotherapist, Gymnastics. Commonwealth Games Glasgow (2014).
- Sports physiotherapy at various tennis clubs & grassroots sports (2003 to current).
- Current interest : Throwers & racket sports, shoulder and elbow injuries. Optimising the management of injuries not just in sports but also in the aging population. Exploring various treatments that include diagnostic ultrasound to optimise diagnostic procedures and injection therapy to excel rehabilitation. Rheumatology.
- Ongoing research with the aim to optimise rehabilitation and outcome.
- Health and Care Professions council (HCPC)
- Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
- Physio’s in sport
- Accredited Assured Practitioner awarded by Physiofirst (2018-current).
- Various academic groups and special interest groups.