Tanya is a founding partner of Bell Rogers & Harris (Physioworx) Physiotherapy Practices, situated in Johannesburg. She has been medically involved in sport for many years at National and International level. Tanya has been a senior lecturer on Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (OMT), the Sports Physiotherapy 1 (SPT1) courses, and an honorary lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg for many years. She has lectured at various orthopaedic congresses and presented numerous workshops pertaining to Sport and Orthopaedic Physiotherapy both locally, in the USA, the Middle East, India & the UK.
Her interests are in Biomechanics and Kinematics for an integrated approach to injury treatment and prevention. All individuals should have the benefit of functioning optimally & painfree, regardless of if they are athletic or not. Tanya’s biomechanical approach, coupled with clinical reasoning and her manual therapy background aim to achieve this. Her current research investigating the effect of a loss of ankle dorsiflexion range on transverse and frontal plane lower limb alignment was presented at IFOMPT in Canada in September 2012. Tanya’s courses have an Advanced Professional Development Level 2 (APDL 2) rating.