Meet The Team



Shamim Khan

Shamim obtained her B.Sc in Physiotherapy degree through the University of Durban Westville in 1988. She completed her Master of Medical Science – majoring in Sports Medicine in 2000 at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine.

Shamim has been involved in sporting events both locally and internationally. She was part of the medical team for the All Africa Games (Zimbabwe -1995, Johannesburg -1999); Commonwealth Games (Malaysia – 1998, Manchester – 2002); team physiotherapist for the South African women’s hockey team (1999- 2000) and the Olympic Games in Athens 2004 amongst others.

Shamim worked at Wentworth and King Edward hospitals before establishing her practice. She established her practice in 1994, managing patients in and around the Glenwood area, as well as at St Augustine’s and Entabeni hospitals. Her passion for quality of care and management of her patients, has been followed through with each physiotherapist that has joined her practice.

Andrisha Singh

Andrisha Singh obtained her Bsc Physiotherapy at the University of Durban Westville in 1999

She has been employed at Shamim Khan’s Practice since 2001. Andrisha has done many update courses over the years including Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy(OMT) post graduate course in 2006. She is very involved in teaching the newer physiotherapists the techniques and modalities used in the treatment of the patients at the practice.

Special Interests : 
Treatment of Headaches, TMJ( jaw) problems, neck and lower back pain


Vijaya Misra

Vijaya Misra received her academic qualification of a Bsc(Physiotherapy) as an undergraduate at the University of Durban Westville. She was part of the pioneer community service therapists in 2002 at Madadeni Hospital. Thereafter she took a post at a district hospital in Ethekweni. Vijaya completed the acclaimed Othopaedic Manipulative Therapy Post Graduate course in 2003. In 2004 she began her career as a private practitioner with Shamim Khan in Berea, Ethekweni. She remains in the employ of Shamim Khan to date with 12 years of private practice experience. Vijaya interest lies in Neuromuscular manipulative therapy. Vijaya is also very involved is assisting the newer physiotherapy in attaining the standard of physiotherapy practised at Shamim Khan’s practice.

Nivaar Severaj

Nivaar Severaj obtained his degree from the University of Kwa Zulu Natal in 2011. He did his community service in Nquthu at Charles Johnson Memorial Hospital. Nivaar thereafter worked in a private practice in Pietermaritzburg before joining Shamim’s practice in 2013. He has also completed post graduate courses in dry needling as well as many courses related to sports injury treatment and rehabilitation. His special interests lie in the treatment of sports injuries and rehabilitation.


Celiwe Mchunu

Celiwe Mchunu, graduated from UCT in 2011. She did her community service in Nkandla Hospital in 2012. She then worked at a private practice Johannesburg the following year. In November 2013, she started working at Inkosi Albert Central Hospital and then joined Shamim Khan Physiotherapy in November 2015. Celiwe is very passionate about rehabilitation and restoring function in patients.



Sanele Mjadu

Sanele Mjadu Qualified at UCT with a Bsc Physiotherapy degree. (Honours) in 2014. She completed her community service at Estcourt Provincial hospital In December 2015. She began her career at Shamim Khan Physiotherapy in March 2016. Her main interests are rehabilitation and manual therapy.




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