Meet the team

Brett Phillips
Practice Owner and Head Physiotherapist

Brett is a physiotherapist specialising in the management of neuromusculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Physiotherapy at the University of Cape Town in 2012, graduating top of his class.

During his professional training at UCT, Brett was awarded numerous academic awards, including the prestigious South African Society for Physiotherapy Trophy, the Johannes Karl Wilhelm Binnewald Trophy, as well as the Paget Physiotherapy Award.

After his undergraduate studies, he completed his community service year at Northdale District Hospital in Pietermaritzburg, where he worked with in-patients, out-patients and in a rural clinic setting. Upon completion of his community service year, Brett returned to Cape Town and worked in a private practice in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town for a number of years, treating patients with sports and neuromusculoskeletal injuries as well as orthopaedic conditions (both post-surgical and non-surgical). During this time he completed his Master’s degree in Exercise and Sports Physiotherapy at the University of Cape Town, once again graduating top of his class with a distinction in the coursework component of the degree.

Brett has worked in a professional sporting environment and has a long history of working with professional athletes. He is currently the physiotherapist for Cape Town City Ballet, as well as one of the team physiotherapists for the Cape Cobras Cricket Franchise.

Brett has a passion for research and teaching, and has been a contracted lecturer at the University of Cape Town since 2016, where he lectures on neuromusculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Brett started this practice with the aim of providing a specialised, comprehensive and caring service to his patients, going the extra mile to ensure that all patients receive the highest possible standard of care. He is extremely passionate about maximising his patients’ functioning and the potential physiotherapy has to improve the quality of his patient’s lives.

Brett is an avid runner, traveller and general sports enthusiast.

Bianca Leader
Associate Physiotherapist

Bianca completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Physiotherapy at the University of Cape Town in 2018, graduating top of her class. During her professional training at UCT, she was awarded numerous academic awards, including the South African Society for Physiotherapy Trophy and the Paget Physiotherapy Award.

Bianca completed her community service at Livingstone Hospital in Port Elizabeth. During that time she completed a series of courses in dry needling, sports strapping, pain management and concussion rehabilitation.

Since graduating, Bianca has worked with athletes of all levels, ranging from amateurs to semi-professional. She is currently the Team Physiotherapist for False Bay 2nd XV rugby team, and has worked at a number of sporting events including the Cape Argus Cycle Tour and the Two Ocean’s Ultramarathon.

Bianca endeavours to make others feel empowered and involved through education and holistic therapeutic intervention. She constantly seeks knowledge and strives to provide the latest evidence-based treatment catering to her patient’s needs.

Outside of work Bianca enjoys hiking, playing hockey and watching English Premier League Football.