Hugh O’Loughlin is a physiotherapist who graduated with a Master of Science degree from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, in 2006. He also has a degree in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Limerick, Ireland, and is a Certified Gunn IMS therapist.
He is actively involved in soccer and had a scholarship to play at university level. He has also competed in marathons and sprint triathlons and enjoys snowboarding.
Hugh has worked in a variety of areas such as amputee rehabilitation, stroke rehabilitation, orthopaedic inpatients and outpatients (particularly with patients following hip and knee replacements) and occupational rehabilitation. He has also worked with a professional soccer academy in Scotland.
His particular interests are in musculoskeletal injury such as sports injuries, injuries resulting from car accidents, and work-related injuries. Hugh likes to focus on manual therapy (hands-on treatment) and intramuscular stimulation (IMS) to help people recover from their injuries, and he is pursuing postgraduate qualification in manual therapy.
Róisín Flinn studied and graduated from University College of Dublin, Ireland, earning an honors Bachelor of Science degree in physiotherapy.
While studying, she gained a wide range of experience in all areas of physiotherapy, in both hospital and private settings. Before coming to Canada, Róisín worked in sports injury private clinics for 2 years in Dublin, Ireland. She has a keen interest in sport and played on the Irish senior women’s field hockey team for 4 years, earning over 70 caps. She has worked extensively with Irish field hockey, rugby and soccer teams in training, core conditioning, and competition, working at both injury prevention and recovery. She has a keen interest in manual therapy and intends to pursue her orthopedic levels.
Róisín has been working in occupational rehabilitation since October 2012, treating acute and chronic conditions, educating clients about their conditions, and assisting them with returning to work. She keeps up to date with the most recent advances in clinical sports medicine by regularly attending conferences and educational courses. Róisín likes to utilize a multi-modal approach to treatment for successful treatment and recovery.