ORTHOTICS AND PROSTHETICS
Francois obtained his Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics National Diploma from the
Tshwane University of Technology in 2013 and his Bachelor of Technology in 2019 (Cum Laude). He has been a member of the Health professions council of South Africa since 2010 and a member of the South African Orthotics and Prosthetics association since 2013.
From 2010 to 2016 he worked as an Orthotist Prosthetist in private practice with a special interest in lower limb prosthetics. In 2016 he was appointed as a member of the Össur Academy, taking up the role as Sub- Saharan Africa Clinical specialist for Össur. Currently he is the head clinician at Swanepoel Orthotics and Prosthetics.
Changing Disability into Ability...
Swanepoel Orthotics and Prosthetics specializes in the design, manufacturing and rehabilitation of clients who either suffer from a disability or injury that requires the need for orthotic or prosthetic intervention. Our facility is situated inside the Doringkloof Medical Centre, which is a one stop medical centre.
At Swanepoel Orthotics and Prosthetics, our specialities are two-fold, to view each speciality, select the applicable box.
Area of Interest:
- Custom-Made Artificial Limbs
- Custom-Made Bracing and Support
- Expert Witness and Medico-Legal Reporting
- Road Accident Fund Expert
- Prescribed Minimum Benefit Reimbursment
Areas of Interest:
- Design and manufacture of Prosthetics
- Design and manufacture of Custom-made Orthotics
- Medico-Legal Reporting
- Liaison between patients and funders