Dr JN Cakic

Specialist Orthopaedic surgeon
MD, FCS (SA) Orth, MMed (Orth) WITS, PhD(Med)WITS

Care before & after

Take the first steps towards the freedom from pain

Rehabilitation team member

Barry Getz

Barry Getz is a registered physiotherapist who graduated from the University of Pretoria. He has been practicing at The Centre for Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics for the past 13 years. During this time Barry has been affiliated with the treatment and rehabilitation of numerous International and local sporting teams:

  • Angolan Football Association (National Physiotherapist, 2013)
  • International Rugby teams: South Africa, France, Australia, and Wales
  • Numerous PSL Football teams and Super 15 Rugby teams

Barry’s main focus is lower limb injuries, with emphasis on the hip, groin, knee and Achilles tendon. Over the past nine years he has established an accelerated Achilles tendon repair protocol, Involved in an International Study on Effectiveness and Safety on Achilles tendons and established principles for hip and groin rehabilitation following surgical intervention. He has published and presented internationally and locally.

Barry is further a member of:

  • Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
  • South African Society of Physiotherapists (SASP)
  • The International Society for Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA)
  • The South African Hip Arthroscopy Society (SASHA)
  • The South African Sports Medicine Association (SASMA), for which he is accredited as a Sports Physiotherapist

Contact details:

Tel: (011) 442-8233
Fax: (011) 442-8262

Centre for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics

9 Sturdee Ave. , Johannesburg
Lat.: 26°08’48″S Lon.: 28°02’20″E
Phone: +27 11 788 5110/1
Fax: +27 11 788 5110

Team members

Barry Getz

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Paula Maclaurin

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Marlinde de Vries

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