Maria "Mariki" van Vuuren, PT

Department or Service


  • The Woodlands

Phone: 936-267-7225

Contact Information

17600 Interstate 45 South
The Woodlands, TX 77384

Clinical Specialist

TCH - The Woodlands


School Education Degree Year
University of Pretoria bachelors Physiotherapy 1999

About Maria "Mariki" van Vuuren

My passion and interest is Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy. I specifically enjoy to work with the pediatric population, I see it as a great honor and responsibility to have an influence in a child’s life.  I have worked for many years honing my skills and attending numerous courses to enable me to give my patients the best research based clinical tested treatment.  I started my career in South Africa, I had the privilege of working with the Blue Bull rugby team at Loftus sport center, and I was chosen to be a Physical Therapist at the African Games, the Comrades Marathon and other National sport events. I have worked in Brittan and I owned and directed a successful private practice in Pretoria South Africa. My specialties include spinal pain; headaches; Scoliosis, I am specializing in Schroth therapy for Scoliosis; SIJ dysfunction; running; Dry needling and other sport and orthopedic dysfunctions and injuries. It is a Privilege to be part of the dedicated and passionate Texas Children’s Hospital Physical Therapy and Medical team.