@ Netcare Waterfall City

Comprehensive sports medicine care

Nicholas Brink

BSc Physiotherapy (Wits) • MSc Sports Physiotherapy (Bath)

Nic is a highly respected Sports Physiotherapist with over 10 years of experience working full time in professional sport. Having qualified from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2002, he went on to work in the NHS, Private practice, National 1 Rugby and Basketball before joining Aldershot Town football club to lead the medical department.  


He obtained a Masters degree in Sports Physiotherapy from University of Bath. His Masters research was conducted at Chelsea Football Club, where he later joined the medical team. On returning to South Africa in 2014, Nic joined Bidvest Wits Football team as the Head Physiotherapist and Strength and Conditioning specialist. Nic is a teaching fellow on the Sports Physiotherapy Masters programme at the University of Bath. He has presented at SASMA and continues to mentor physiotherapists with an interest in sport.


Sports Physiotherapy Career:

Over 10 years in professional football including working in the UK Premier League and the Professional Soccer League (PSL) South Africa

PSL Champions Bidvest Wits - 2016/2017

MTN Top 8 Champions Bidvest Wits - 2016/2017

Telkom Knockout Champions Bidvest Wits - 2017/2018

FA Youth Cup Winners Chelsea FC Academy - 2011/2012 & 2013/2014

Consultant Physiotherapist - England Athletics UK

Consultant Physiotherapist - Berkshire County Rugby UK

Consultant Physiotherapist - Thames Valley Tigers Basketball