Do you experience knee pain when running? If you have answered yes to the above question then this blog post is for...
Head over to my dedicated website here to learn more about the RMR test and nutrition service A little about the Resting Metabolic Rate test or RMR The resting metabolic rate...Find out More
I am committed to always use the latest evidence based treatment to restore you to pain-free health. I thoroughly assess & treat all of the contributing factors related to your symptoms. This includes, but is not limited to, your work and home stressors, overall body condition, nutrition, genetic & postural habits, emotional connections and movement patterns that are ingrained due to many reasons. I completed my MSc in Physiotherapy in Jan 2009 and went straight into the NHS in order to gain a wide variety of experience across all physiotherapy areas.Read more
Why Choose Life Fit Physio
Latest News and Research
Find out the latest news about our Physiotherapy Clinic and information about all your Physiotherapy and health related needs.
We are always happy to hear what you have to say so be sure to leave a comment.
This video series covers anything to do with running, cycling and kayaking. 1: Posture on the bike. Important to get...
Single Leg Romanian Deadlift. Very important to get the hamstring strong in a lengthened position. As this is the position...
3 years suffering, many €'s later, physio's a plenty, 3 MRI's and no one could tell me why both my knees were sore all the time. 3 sessions over 8 weeks with John, back running and ZERO pain most importantly! Simple identification through listening to my story and symptoms, from the initial injury to the day I first met him. All the knowledge and answers I needed. He put me in control and gave me a program to follow. I couldn't recommend him highly enough.Graham Nudds Hamstring tendinopathy
I have been having pelvic pain for more than two years now and the first thing John told me was how interested he was about chronic pain. Needless say I took an appointment. I had a couple of sessions with him and it completely changed my relationship with the pain. John takes both the emotional and physical aspect into account and gives you what you need to work on both. I now allow myself to do way more physical things than I would before, because he showed me that I can and I should.Angelique Lefevre Persistent low back/pelvic pain
"I injured my back while performing in a high intensity dance show this past summer. John expertly delved into my personal situation and really took his time to understand the context of how and what I did to injure my back. I was able to perform no problem the next night thanks to John. He also was able to provide me with strengthening exercises and stretches that I still use today when my back starts to dwindle. I highly recommend John to everyone as I have been to my share of Physio's over the years. He definitely has the knowledge, skill, and quality experience to help anyone in need of a Physio's expertise"Colin Fleck Back pain during Professional Dance Show in Cork
Highly recommended. I did the comprehensive bike fit with John 6 months ago. Since then I've gone from struggling through 150km a week to cruising 250km+ continuous spins. Having a properly fitted bike makes for a massively improved cycling experience. Unlike other bike-fitters, John combines his bike-fit training with his physiotherapy qualification. Following his prescribed exercises/stretch routine has undoubtedly played a significant part in my improvement.Tod McCarthy Benefit of physio-led bike fit
Had my bike fit last week, I really did notice the difference during ring of beara. No leg pain afterwards, a drastic reduction in neck ache and felt very comfortable all day. I even set a new pb. Psychosomatic some may argue, but the body knows best. Very professional technical set up, and mixed with some analogue methods and common sense, would highly recommend for anyone who spends time on their bike.Paul Moore Benefit of physio-led bike fit
I always say, a bike is like a pair of trousers...if they dont fit you, you look like a tool. Well, having been cycling for over 10 years, and confident in my ability to fit myself to a bike I didn't I would get much benefit from a professional bike fit, but how wrong I was. I went to John's clinic is Cork, and aside of the bike fit, the initial screening and body assessment was also very valuable to identify any weakness in muscles or flexibility. John also pumps out some upbeat tunes and light refreshments to keep clients relaxed and enjoying the experience. Onto the bike fit itself, well, there was advice a plenty from pedal stroke efficiency to multiple changes to my cleat position, saddle height. Initially it felt strange put John's scientific methodology with sensors, angles and pressure points all measured and remeasured until the figures improved and I was sweating from the workload. All in all, I really encourage anyone new or seasoned on the bike to go visit John for a bikefit where you will definitely take away some actions and improvements.Sean O'Halloran Benefit of physio-led bike fit
I went to see John last July after years of problems with my bike position. Previously I had tried many different bike fit 'specialists' but none could identify my problem. John, through his knowledge as a physio and his high tech equipment, was able to get to the root of the problem. I saw improvement after just a few weeks. Highly recommended.Luke Maguire Benefit of physio-led bike fit
Decided on getting a bike fit with John recently after numerous recommendations. Having just bought a tt bike upgrading from an entry level road bike, I was a bit disappointed after my first few spins on the bike didn't give me the results I was expecting. I was having bad upper back pain after a longer ride. The bike fit was very comprehensive lasting 2 hours.John went through a full physical assessment and gave me plenty of strength and flexibility exercises to do going forward. Because of the pain i had i was worried the bike was too small but the bike was adjusted at cleats saddle and front end to make it far more comfortable and aero too. You could see the improvement on a before and after video. I received a detailed report a few days after the fit. A few days later I had a 9 minute improvement on the 23k bike split of the Clonakilty duathlon. Highly recommended and well worth the time and money to stay injury free and go faster.Colm Kelliher Benefit of a physio-led bike fit