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Your medical “little black book”

Whether you’re looking for a good GP, obstetrician, physiotherapist or other medical professional, we’ve got you’ve you covered! Make sure to save these numbers in your phone in the beginning of the year – just in case!


Founded in 2018, the aim of the practice is to deliver the highest quality care to North Coast communities. ‘’Using the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic developments, we strive to accurately diagnose and successfully treat neurological conditions. We believe in prompt appointments and full detailed explanations.’’ Specialising in the treatment of all disorders and conditions of the nervous system, including epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and tremor, multiple sclerosis, strokes, dementia including Alzheimer’s disease, headaches including migraines, vertigo and dizziness, peripheral neuropathy and pain and muscle weakness. Details: Appointments: 071 368 9277 (Whatsapp), 031 539 3233, [email protected]

2. HEIDI ALLAN (Audiologist and Speech Therapist)

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Heidi strongly believes in a holistic approach and says hearing and communication difficulties have significant impacts on relationships, mood, health, academic and work advancement, emotional and social well-being. “Our team works together with other medical professionals in the assessment, management and treatment of communication difficulties”. Her team comprises three audiologists and four speech therapists.
Details: Heidi Allan, Umhlanga Hospital Medical Centre, 031 5664477, [email protected]


Hearing better can improve quality of life, save relationships and give people unparalleled confidence. Linda Vorster Audiology focuses on diagnostic hearing assessment, fitting and adjusting of hearing devices, hearing aid batteries and accessories. Visit Linda for a free screening and hearing aid cleaning. Details: Active Care, Ballito Junction or Sunningdale Medical Centre, 078 195 8172, www.lv-audiology.co.za


Dr Candice Roberts is a Ballito-based obstetrician and gynaecologist. One of her special interests lies in normal delivery and encouragement of allowing the natural physiological birth process to unfold. Her practice is a 50/50 balance of both mothers–to-be and women’s health at all ages. She is currently subspecialising in the field of pelvic floor health, urogynaecology and laparoscopic surgery.
Suite 18, Alberlito Hospital, 032 946 6973


Thrive family practice is a patient-centered medical practice that provides optimum care for the whole family from new-born to teenager to parent to grandparent. They follow a holistic approach to healthcare and believe that treatment should be individualized to meet each patient’s specific needs. Their ethos is one of care and as such, they strive to build trusting, empathetic and committed relationships with their patients.
Details: Thrive Family Practice, Izulu Office Park Ballito, www.thrivefamilypractice.co.za, 087 354 9016


Optometrist Sarisha Haripershad successfully runs two Torga Optical practices. She opened her first practice at Cornubia Mall in 2017 and the second at the Ballito Junction. “My promise is to provide the best clinical eyecare, starting from your vision assessment, through to your eye health evaluation and holistic eyecare recommendations”.
Details: 032 946 1416, [email protected], 031 502 1658, [email protected]


The new year offers a new opportunity to get your lifestyle back on track, to live a stronger, active and more pain-free life. But not all exercise is appropriate for everyone and some can in fact be counter-productive for certain injuries and conditions. Don’t guess. You owe yourself the results from getting professional advice and a targeted training or rehabilitation program. At MOVE Sports Physio & Rehab, Andrew Leipus delivers over 25 years of international sports physio experience to clients of all ages and abilities in a visually and functionally stunning studio setting. Put yourself first! Details: Move Sports Physio & Rehab, The Circle, Douglas Crowe Drive, Ballito, www.movephysio.co.za, 082 484 3839.

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