Thereafter she has worked in orthopaedic practices in Durban and the Upper Highway before joining Margy Scott-Wilsons practice in 2003 after having 2 children. She bought Margy's practice in 2013 and has been serving the Hillcrest community ever since.
Julie did a postgraduate qualification in OMT (Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy) in 2010 to consolidate and update her knowledge in neuromusculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. She has also completed the Exercise is Medicine course in 2015 and has done many CPD courses including the Optimal Dry Needling 1 in 2017 and Optimal Dry Needling 2 in Oct 2018. She completed the APPI Pilates Matwork 1 course in October 2019 . Julie stays uptodate by attending webinars and has recently completed Courses in "The role of the physiotherapist in Covid-19", "Understanding Coranavirus Disease" and "Ethical Behaviour during the Covid-19 pandemic". Julie has completed the BE ACTIVATED Level 1 and Level 2 course, a performance enhancing system, a healing system and a way to manage everyday stress.
Julie is registered with the HPSCA ( Health Professions Council of South Africa) the HCPC( Health and Care Professionals Association..UK) the SASP (South African Society of Physiotherapy) and is a APDL level 2 member of the NMSPG (Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy Group) special interest group.
Her passion is for the treatment of headaches and neck conditions, post operative rehabilitation, sports injuries and all orthopaedic problems especially those relating to the older person.
Julie Kerdachi has been treating the Upper Highway Community for the last 20 years. She completed her Physiotherapy degree in 1991 at the University of Durban-Westville. She worked at Groote Schuur Hospital for 2 years and followed this up by working in the NHS in the UK as well as the exclusive The London Clinic.