MEET THE TEAM
FOUNDER AND CO-OWNER
Practice No. 0830259
Practice owner, Physiotherapist and Qualified Pilates Matwork instructor, Ken Mark Kabongo, graduated from the University of Cape Town (UCT). Ken is also a Neuromuscularskeletal Clinical Educator in the Physiotherapy Department of the University of Cape Town.
After completing his community service year in Johannesburg, Ken decided to further his studies and has completed a Master of Science (MSc) in Sports & Exercise Physiotherapy at UCT. Other notable post graduate courses include: Dry needling level 1 & 2, Clinical Pilates level 1 &2, Advanced taping & return to sport, Management of chronic pain, World Rugby Intermediate Care in Rugby Level 3, Tackling concussion head on ‘The role of a physiotherapist’ and FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine.
Ken historically has a special interest in exercise and sports physiotherapy and has extensive experience working in a professional sporting environment. Ken has worked for multiple professional teams within South Africa which includes: SA Schools Rugby, SA U20 Rugby, SA Rugby Academy, Ajax Cape Town, Boland Kavaliers, England Rugby Union and Singapore Indoor Masters Cricket team. Ken is a proud winner of the prestigious 2020 Top 200 Mail & Guardian Young South African.
Through the years, Ken has made his clients understand that there is a connection between the mind and the body, and for this reason he treats his patients in a holistic approach to get the best possible results.
Ken enjoys road running, living a healthy lifestyle, exploring the outdoors when not on the sports field or in his private practice and lastly Ken has represented South Africa in Duathlon.
Practice Co-Owner, Max Linley received his BSc Physiotherapy degree from the University of the Western Cape (UWC). On completion of his community service year in Gauteng, Max decided to further his studies and is now a Master of Science (MSc) candidate in Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy at the University of Cape Town (UCT). Max has also completed various other postgraduate courses which include; Dry Needling Level 1 & 2, Advanced Taping and Strapping for Sport, Myofascial Cupping, as well as multiple courses in Neurology.
Max has always been an avid sportsman himself, which naturally drew him towards pursuing a career in Sports Physiotherapy. Max has worked with many professional athletes, including Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners, Muay Thai fighters, boxers and trail runners. He is currently working with the competition teams of the highly respected institutions: Pride Fight Academy and the Renzo Gracie Academy. Currently, Max is working with both the Western Province Rugby Academy and Hamilton's Rugby Club. In addition to sports, Max has a keen interest in Neurological conditions, with a special focus on stroke and Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) rehabilitation.
Max strives to provide a holistic approach to treatment, as well as providing the best evidence-based practice methods in order to achieve the best results possible with his patients.
In his off time, Max enjoys keeping himself active through Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai, as well as spending quality time with friends and family.