Professor Carel le Roux
Kate also attended Curtin University, Perth where she obtained a Certificate in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy. She has completed CSCS training with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as well as being qualified in dry needling.
Kate has a special interest in chronic back and neck pain treatment in Medift. Kate’s goal as a practitioner is to assist clients to optimise their physical potential, reduce pain and improve confidence in movement. She is currently undertaking a Masters in Clinical Pain Management in the University of Edinburgh to further her speciality.
Outside of clinic Kate has worked with multiple GAA clubs in the local area and in 2017 was Physiotherapist to All Ireland winning hurling Club Cuala.
In 2011 Tom gained additional post-graduate qualifications with the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) in San Diego and is a qualified TPI Golf Medical expert and Golf Fitness Coach. The TPI is the world’s world leader in golf fitness, golf health and swing mechanics. Tom has worked with a number of touring PGA professionals and amateurs of all ages and abilities to improve their swing mechanics and golf fitness.
In his spare time, Tom competes in Ultra-marathons, having completed the Marathon de Sables and over 70 marathons, and on track to join the 100 marathon club in the next few years.
Tom utilises the same rehabilitation principles and concepts for all his clients in order to maximise their potential in all activities of life, to reduce pain and to move with improved confidence whether returning from injury or to reduce future injury risk.
With a diverse skillset Andy enjoys working with anyone who is seeking improvement. Whether you are joining Medfit to rehabilitate from an injury or illness, or if you are simply looking to lose some weight and build your confidence Andy will help your achieve your goals through an individualised approach.
Therese worked within the Bariatric Services multi-disciplinary team (MDT) at University College London Hospital providing dietetic outpatient and inpatient service to patients undergoing bariatric surgery. She works as a dietitian at Medfit Proactive Healthcare and the National Rehabilitation Hospital. Therese enjoys travelling, cooking and all things foodie.
Niamh is now available for appointments in Medfit on Thursday mornings. If you are dealing with any of the following, you may benefit from some 1to1 sessions with Niamh:
• Anxiety, excessive worrying, panic
• Adjustment after surgery or injury
• Loss of motivation
• Sleep issues/insomnia
• Stress management
• Goal achievement
• Dealing with Retirement/Redundancy
• Parenting & family issues
• Returning to work after prolonged Leave of Absence (e.g. after illness, maternity, etc).
She has expertise in the management of eating disorders and obesity, and has worked within three different national referral centres in this field. She is an expert at providing psychiatric assessment and support to patients undergoing weight loss treatments, having assessed and guided over 2000 patients through this process. She has trained in various psychotherapeutic approaches and uses a cognitive behavioural or cognitive analytical approach when required.
Her PhD, funded by the Welcome Trust, examined appetite and food reward changes in patients who have undergone bariatric surgery using functional magnetic resonance imaging, and her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals.