Hi I'm Tayla Jane Ross!

I am your BIOKINETICIST

BSc Anatomy and Biochemistry (Distinction)

BSc Med Hons Biokinetics (First Class) 

MPhil Biokinetics (Current) 

Tayla is a passionate and hard-working Biokineticist originally from Durban, KZN. Her love for health and fitness started with her ballet career whilst she was still in school. After dancing professionally for Cape Town City Ballet in 2015, she went to study at the University of Cape Town and completed her BSc Hons in Biokinetics in 2019, where she finished top of her class!

Tayla offers Orthopaedic and Neurological Rehabilitation, and she has a particular interest in rehabilitating people who have had strokes, brain injuries and/or spinal cord injuries. She was presented with the BASA Student of the Year Award in 2019 and the ASAIPA Young Practitioner’s Award in 2020.

Tayla is enthusiastic about exercise and health and she is always willing to go the extra mile for her clients. By the way she enjoys cooking too!

Receive your Multiply & Vitality rewards by doing your annual fitness and health assessments with Tayla Ross.

Services Offered

Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Orthopedic diagnosis, management and treatment of disorders and injuries of the musculoskeletal system. Some common conditions people seek Biokineticists: 

  • Sport Injuries
  • After surgical re-correction
  • Lower back pain
  • Knee and shoulder pain
  • Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Tennis and Golfers Elbow
  • Damaged Ligaments and/or Meniscus

Chronic Disease Management (CDM)

Chronic diseases are a long-term condition that generally gets worse over time. CDM is there to assist individuals with chronic condition. The main goal of the Biokineticist is to provide knowledge and skills  to help manage the condition. Some common conditions people seek Biokineticists:

  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Alzheimer disease
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Mood disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson disease

Weight Loss Clinic

Our Truwellness weight loss clinic will be focused toward developing healthy habits and a healthy lifestyle. With the combination of the Truwellness Biokineiticist and Dietician. We can provide our clients with a tailored exercise and diet program that suits them best.

Corporates Wellness

Truwellness provides numerous wellness services that include;

  • Home visits for Momentum Health and Fitness assessments & Vitality Fitness assessments.
  • Truwellness can host broker days and Wellness days at our facility.
  • Provide both equipment and staff for corporate days.
  • Corporate ergonomics advice.

Pregnancy Exercise Programs

Pregnancy places great demands on women’s body. Up to 50% of pregnant women suffer from some sort of orthopedic problem. Some common problems my be lower back pain, hip pain, knee pain, pelvic pain and sacroiliac pain. The aim goal for women suffer from these pains is to stabilize pelvic floor and abdominal muscles and to improve their body mechanics.

High Performace

Truwellness can provide a unique high performance training environment. Our team of health professionals, including a Biokineticist, physiotherapist, dietitian and a psychologist  can all work together to improve the athletes performance. Some of our specialties are:

  • Cycling
  • Rugby
  • Hockey
  • Golf

How can a Biokineticist help you?

          Biokinetics means life through movement. Therefore, a Biokineticist’s primary function is to improve an individuals quality of life through exercise and movement.

 Biokineticists are healthcare professionals who have studied 5+ years at a University and are registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).

Biokineticists are experts in prescribing scientifically-based exercise programs. These programs are individually tailored to meet your specific needs and to assist you with your injury or condition.

Free Health Check

Come get your free health check done by our Biokineticist. This health check will include; blood pressure, height, weight, waist and hip circumference. 

90 Day Weight Loss Package

Book your 90-day weight loss package today! This package includes one-on-one sessions with our Biokineticist.

To get started, please complete the form below:

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