Cillian completed a BSc (hons) degree in Physiology at University College Dublin before moving to Newcastle upon Tyne in the UK to complete a MSc in Physiotherapy at Northumbria University. Upon graduating, Cillian worked within the Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Hospitals Trust for two years.

Cillian then worked within a private Sports Injury Clinic in Newcastle for two years where he worked closely with the athletes of both Northumbria and Newcastle Universities, with responsibility for the Northumbria University Men’s Rugby Union 1st XV who compete in the top league of UK University Rugby.

Cillian furthered his experience by working in New Zealand for two years in both private practice and high performance sport including rugby and rowing. Cillian has a keen interest in orthopaedic rehabilitation, running injuries and tendinopathies as well as a range of musculoskeletal conditions. His interest in sports physiotherapy has been complemented by completion of a number of relevant courses including soft tissue massage, acupuncture/dry needling, taping as well as Matwork Pilates with APPI.

Cillian also has a special interest in Men’s Health Physiotherapy with an emphasis on rehabilitation following a prostate cancer diagnosis or treatment. Cillian has a keen interest in all sports especially rugby, Gaelic games and football. He has played rugby in both Ireland and the UK, and represented his home province at underage level.

Cillian prides himself on providing top quality physiotherapy advice and treatment to all patients at BodyRight Physiotherapy.