Erasmus, Wilma

Erasmus, Wilma
South Africa

W ERASMUS Biography:

Wilma Erasmus is the owner of Erasmus Physiotherapists Practice in since 1987.  She is a clinician, still actively delivering physiotherapy services in an outpatient setting and as in private hospitals in Witbank, South Africa.   She obtained her Masters in Physiotherapy in ICU from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (WITS) via dissertation in 2011. She presented at various national and international congress since 2013.  She has been an abstract reviewer for various congresses since 2011 i.e. WCPT, IFOMPT and SASP.

Wilma is a part time lecturer at WITS since 2013, and teaches ethics and private practice management to the final year physiotherapy students.  She also lectures on practice management related topics and ethics in Southern Africa since 2000 to various health care practitioners, and respiratory care management for physiotherapists. 

She has been involved in different portfolios and capacities within the South African Society of Physiotherapy (SASP) since 1995, which included SASP president and chairman of the Private Practice Subgroup, PhysioFocus.  She is currently the SASP, PhysioFocus Liaison Officer.   She has been on the executive committee of the International Private Physical Therapists Association (IPPTA), for the last 7 years and is currently the chairman of IPPTA.