Dry Needling; TMJ
Descriptive CV ; Dr Steve Stavrou; BSc Physio; DCH
Dr Steve Stavrou; Bsc. Physio (Wits) DTCM (AHPCSA)
Dr Stavrou runs an integrative holistic medical practice combining both Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine modalities.
Steve Stavrou qualified from Wits University with a BSc Physio in 1998 and started working in a sports physio private practice in Northgate in ‘99 with a contract with the Pirates Rugby Club.
Steve then moved to Sandton Medipark, Jo’burg in October ‘99 and worked in a sports and manipulative therapy private practice and also joined the “Foot Foundation Clinic” working together as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
In 2000, Steve also took a position at the Wits Dental School’s TMJ clinic and also worked with TMJ specialist Dr Vic Miller.
Steve’s own private practice then expanded to include Chinese Herbs and acupuncture, and he completed numerous TCM training courses with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA) from 2001.
He initially registered as an acupuncturist with the AHPCSA in 2001, and as a Doctor of Chinese Medicine in 2007.
Steve is also a trained and accredited Dry Needler, trigger point therapist, and biopuncturist.
He was extremely privileged to study Trigger point Injection Therapy with neurologist Dr Robert Gerwin in Washington DC, in 2006.
In 2010 he completed the Hackett-Hemwell Prolotherapy Training Course in Madison, Wisconsin.
Post- Grad Lecturing Experience
Steve started lecturing both Dry Needling and TMJ courses in 2001, and has lectured to over 6000 medical professionals worldwide.
Steve Courses and Lecture Experience includes;