Scott van Niekerk & Exploring Wholistic Wellness

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682. Exploring Wholistic Wellness with Scott van Niekerk

Jul 28, 2023


Join Lara for a conversation with physical therapist Scott van Niekerk. Originally from Zimbabwe, Scott is the founder, owner, and PT Director of Wholistic Physical Therapy in Brewster, New York, a facility with the goal of treating the entire human being.


With a background in manual therapy, including being mentored by John Barnes, founder of the Myofascial Release approach to Physical Therapy, and a passion for holistic healing, Scott van Niekerk helps individuals achieve a pain-free active lifestyle. His approach encompasses physical therapy, nutrition, and a whole person perspective, providing a safe and balanced environment for healing and restoring overall well-being.


In this episode, you’ll learn about:

  • Scott’s background and how he transitioned from a physical therapist in Zimbabwe to one in the United States. 
  • The importance of a whole food diet in healing and recovery.
  • What is a wholistic approach to healing and how can it be achieved. 
  • Lifestyle advice for wholistic health. 


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