Presenter Bio

Ken Kabongo

MSc Sport & Exercise Physiotherapy (UCT) Clinician, Researcher, Sports Physiotherapist and Private Practice Owner (Waterfront Physiotherapy Clinic).

Ken Mark Kabongo, graduated from the University of Cape Town (UCT). Ken is also a Neuro-musculoskeletal Clinical Educator in the Physiotherapy Department of the University of Cape Town. After completing his community service year in Johannesburg, Ken decided to further his studies and has completed a Master of Science (MSc) in Sports & Exercise Physiotherapy at UCT.

Other notable post graduate courses include: Dry needling level 1 & 2, Clinical Pilates level 1 & 2, Advanced taping & return to sport, Management of chronic pain, World Rugby Intermediate Care in Rugby Level 3, Tackling concussion head on ‘The role of a physiotherapist’ and FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine. Ken historically has a special interest in exercise and sports physiotherapy and has extensive experience working in a professional sporting environment.

Ken has worked for multiple professional teams within South Africa which includes: SA Schools Rugby, SA U20 Rugby, SA Rugby Academy, Ajax Cape Town, Boland Kavaliers, England Rugby Union and Singapore Indoor Masters Cricket team. Ken is a proud winner of the prestigious 2020 Top 200 Mail & Guardian Young South African. Through the years, Ken has made his clients understand that there is a connection between the mind and the body, and for this reason he treats his patients in a holistic approach to get the best possible results.

Ken enjoys road running, living a healthy lifestyle and exploring the outdoors when not on the sports field or in his private practice