Joe qualified as a chartered physiotherapist in Edinburgh and has several years of experience working in both the public sector (NHS Scotland) and private sector. He moved back to Ireland in 2014 and has worked in private practice since then. Joe has a keen interest in all sports and has been working with various sports teams and individuals, from amateur to professional level. These include the Football Association of Ireland, Munster Rugby, Hearts FC, and the Scottish Hockey team. Currently, Joe is head physiotherapist for Cork City FC.
As part of his continuous professional development Joe trained as a certified Pilates instructor (through the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute, APPI), certified Acupuncturist (including dry needling), certified through the Titliest Performance Institute for Golf and biomechanical assessment for orthotic prescription. He is currently undertaking a diploma in Orthopaedic Medicine and he also guest lectures on the physiotherapy master’s course in UCC.
Joe has a special interest in ACL rehab and shoulder dysfunction. He works as part of the multidisciplinary team at the Arena Clinic and places a strong emphasis on combining manual therapy with functional rehabilitation and patient education.