Marchelle qualified from the University of Cape Town and carried out her community service in Plumstead, Western Cape. During her community service year Marchelle completed post graduate courses. These included dry needling, BASI pilates instructor, modern clinical pilates and basic wheelchair seating. She has also completed the Pulmonary rehabilitation course through the Lung Foundation Australia and Intensive care courses.
Now working at Jacques Erasmus physiotherapy she has a special interest in Pulmonary Rehabilitation and is the founder of the Pulmonary rehabilitation programme run at the practice offering Pulmonary Rehabilitation to lung transplant candidates and recipients as well as those who suffer from Chronic lung diseases. She also loves working in the ICU, with a special interest in ventilated patients and ventilator weaning.
When she is not working she is an avid runner, cyclist and active individual. She has completed half marathons and has a dream to run the New York Marathon one day. She is happily married and loves to enjoy the outdoors, hiking and mountain biking with her husband.
BSc Physiotherapy (UCT)
Lung Foundation Australia- Pulmonary Rehabilitation training
BASI pilates instructor trainee
Modern clinical pilates
Basic & Advanced dry needling
Basic Wheelchair seating
Sports injuries and Rehabilitation
Intensive Care Unit