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E-mail: admin@physiocentral.co.za

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Francis and Terry Rogan come from a medical family, so it was hardly a surprise when both turned to careers in the health-care profession. Within physiotherapy, their personal interests differ. Francis and Terry's skills and experience cover a wide range of therapy specialities and they share this knowledge with each other to benefit their patients.

Our team consists of physiotherapists Terry and Francis Rogan as well as Zelda More, who handles appointment bookings and administration.

Physiotherapist

Terry Rogan

BSc Physiotherapy (Wits), 1999 | P# 0194212

Since completing her degree, Terry has continued to expand her knowledge by attending lectures and completing courses across a range of physiotherapy specialities. Over the years she has developed a keen interest in the body’s handling of pain and alternative treatments. as well as exercise as a tool for preventing and treating chronic disease. She started her own practice in 2005.

Terry is a passionate reader, one who uses her extensive reading to the benefit of her colleagues and patients. She enjoys walking, the company of friends and thrives on her daily interaction with different patients. She is also a keen gardener, understanding that great things grow from only a single seed.

Courses completed:

  • Acupuncture, under Charles Liggins and Roy Mitchell (five modules offered to physiotherapists)
  • Orthopaedic Manual Therapy: Level 1
  • Craniosacral Therapy: Level 1 and 2
  • Somatoemotional Release
  • Kinesiotaping: Part 1 and 2
  • Visceral Manipulation of the Abdomen
  • Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the Lumbar Spine (International McKenzie Institute)
  • Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the Cervical and Thoracic Spine (International McKenzie Institute)
  • Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy - problem solving (International McKenzie Institute)
  • Exercise Prescription in Medical Conditions and Special Population Groups (WITS School of Therapeutic Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences)
  • Chronic Disease Rehabilitation (WITS School of Therapeutic Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences)
  • Exercise is Medicine: accredited practitioner
  • Pain and alternative treatments: attendance at lectures by international pain experts Dr David Butler, Prof. Lorimer Moseley and Dr Adriaan Louw

TERRY

“With the gift of listening come the gift of healing”

Catherine de Hueck Doherty

Francis Rogan

B.Com, BSc Physiotherapy (Wits), 2002 | P# 0395579

Francis has a passion for sport and endurance events. In recent years, she has completed numerous adventure races, multi-stage trail running events as well as two Comrades Marathons.

Drawing from her own participation and ongoing interactions with athletes, Francis focuses on running-related injuries and the necessary rehabilitation to help runners recover from injury and achieve their running goals. Through personal experience, she understands commitment and mental toughness involved in training for and competing in events.

Francis also has an interest in the management of chronic pain and the return to function.

In addition to seeing patients at this practice, Francis also works with post-operative patients at Morningside Clinic in the orthopaedic ward.

Courses and work experience:

  • 2004-2007: worked in the UK, mainly in wheelchair and orthopaedic services.
  • 2008-2010: consulting for different practices with a focus on orthopaedic outpatients
  • 2010: full-time associate at Francis and Terry Rogan Physiotherapists
  • Orthopaedic Manual Therapy: completed course
  • Progressive Goal Attainment Program
  • Pain Education and Chronic Pain (various courses)
  • Exercise is Medicine: accredited practitioner

FRANCIS

“ Begin with the end in mind”
Stephen Covey

ADMINISTRATION

Zelda More

Client Service & Administration

Zelda joined our team in 2010 and brought with her a passion for her job and a caring nature. She takes an interest in every client and she thrives on working with different people every day. A hard worker and a good listener, Zelda ensures that every patient feels welcomed and appreciated.

Zelda enjoys travelling, socialising, reading and crochet. She is a keen supporter of the annual '67 Blankets' campaign and, with her infectious enthusiasm, she may even entice you to knit a square.

ZELDA

“Be strong enough to let go and wise enough to wait for what you deserve”

We belong to:

  • Health Professions Council of Southern Africa (HPCSA) www.hpcsa.co.za
  • South African Society of Physiotherapy (SASP) www.saphysio.co.za
  • Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapists Group (OMPTG)
  • South African Sports Medicine Association (SASMA)
  • Pain Management Physiotherapy Group (special interest group of the SASP)
  • Exercise is Medicine, accredited practitioners

 

Our Mission

To provide quality professional physiotherapy services, respecting patients’ rights and dignity and to contribute to the wellbeing of our patients through offering a safe, tranquil and reassuring setting for treatment.

Our Vision

To stay informed and keep abreast of developments in our field, while providing friendly, hands-on care, based on knowledge and skills. To maintain sound relationships with other health professionals and to remain focused on our patients and our pledge.

Our Values

Confidentiality: Maintain the principles and practice of patient/client confidentiality.
Accountability: Adhere to laws, legislation and codes of conduct.
Excellence & Innovation: Encourage creativity, continuous learning and initiative.
Human Dignity: Conduct ourselves in a way that always puts our patients’ dignity first.
Professionalism: Manage and operate our practice according to the standards of practice and code of ethics set down by our profession.
Mutual respect: Respect each other and our patients, while working as a team to deliver quality patient care