Physical Therapy

Physical therapy for children with special needs

PLEASE NOTE Our therapists operate independently from OWL Day Care and their fees are NOT included in our school fees. Please find the respective therapists contact details below:

Physical therapy for children with special needsSolange Brizido

Qualifications

  • BSc Pre-Med (Eckerd College, USA)
  • Doctor of Physiotherapy (Duke University, USA)

Experience

Solange completed all her tertiary education in the United States. She received her BSc in pre-medicine from Eckerd College in Florida, and then went on to complete her Doctorate of physiotherapy at Duke University in North Carolina.

Solange worked at UCSF medical center in San Francisco for three years, primarily in the neurology wards, before returning to South Africa. Once home, she completed her two year public service at Forest Town School before practicing privately, and becoming a director in a multi-disciplinary pediatric therapy center.

She completed her NDT training in 2009 and has since completed advanced courses in the assessment and treatment of infants. Solange is a co-founder of TherapyWorx.

Contact Details

Email: physio@therapyworx.co.za
Tel: 011 453 2624

Keri HackerKeri Hacker

Qualifications

  • Bcom Marketing  (Rand Afrikaans University)
  • BPHysT Physiotherapy (University of Pretoria)

Experience

Keri qualified with a BCom Marketing in 2002. She got married in the same year and decided that her passion for physiotherapy was still an untapped dream. She applied to do physiotherapy at the University of Pretoria and completed this degree in 2007.

Keri did her community service at the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg in 2008.She completed her community service and went straight into furthering her interest in pediatrics and completing her Neurodevelopmental therapy course in 2009.

Keri worked at Frances Vorwerg school for cerebral palsy for 2 years after which she went on to work in private. She started her family and has had three girls since qualifying as a physiotherapist.She has since attended many advanced courses in the Assessment and Treatment of infants.Keri is a co-founder of TherapyWorx physiotherapy practice, where she continues to live her dream on a daily basis.

Contact Details

Email: physio@therapyworx.co.za
Web: www.therapyworx.co.za
Tel: 011 453 2624

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