Briony graduated in 2002 from the University of Teesside in Middlesbrough in the UK with BSc Hons Physiotherapy. She started her career working in a large general hospital in Birmingham, UK as a rotational physio which included numerous neuro rehab positions with children, adults and the elderly. After a few years working in the UK she relocated to South Africa where she has worked in a variety of jobs in many different areas of physio both public and private. She was a chief physiotherapist at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Soweto for seven years working in the orthopaedic, medical, surgical, neurological, burns and maternity units and also treating neurological, pelvic dysfunction and chronic pain out patients.
Her passions throughout her career have been the rehabilitation and return to a functional and meaningful life for patients; continuous learning and training for herself; and teaching and development of fellow therapists and students.
She was a volunteer counselor for numerous years at the South African Depression and Anxiety Group which included regular training and courses on dealing with complex emotional and psychological issues. Her specialist areas of interest are pelvic dysfunction and chronic pain.
Her mantra for life is: The impossible exists only until we find a way to make it possible