Fergal comes to us all the way from Ireland; where he has been practising for the last number of years. He graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Sport & Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick and a MSc in Physiotherapy from the Manchester Metropolitan University.

After graduating Fergal speciliased in Paediatric Disability and Development with Enable Ireland, one of Ireland’s leading children’s clinics.  

He has extensive experience in the area of physical, sensory and learning disability; treating a wide range of conditions. He utilises treatments such as functional therapy, developmental therapy, orthotics, gait analysis, neurological (post-botox) casting, post-operative rehabilitation, orthopaedic & spasticity management and hydrotherapy. 

Fergal believes in helping empower families to best support their child’s development. To achieve this he works closely with the multi disciplinary team including doctors, occupational and speech & language therapists. His aim is to maximize inclusion, helping the child achieve their potential and to be able to enjoy all the aspects of growing up.

He is also a sports enthusiast and has considerable experience working in athletic development and physical literacy. He has worked with the Adelaide Crows (Professional Australian Rules Club) as a Performance and Rehabilitation Coach. The role meant involvement in all aspects of training and on game day.

Being passionate about sports, Fergal particularly enjoys Rugby and Crossfit. In Singapore he currently plays for Bucks Rfc and the Singapore Gaelic Lions. He believes that there is a sport or activity out there for everyone and is an advocate for children finding one they enjoy that can then form part of their therapy.

Qualifications

MSc Physiotherapy Manchester Metropolitan University

BSc Sport and Exercise Sciences University of Limerick

IRB/World Rugby Coaching Levels (Ongoing Currently)

First Aid/Basic Cardiac Life Support

Basic Sports Massage  

Training in DIR Floortime

Training in Neurological Casting

Training in Neuro-Hydrotherapy