Darragh originally comes all the way from Dublin, Ireland. He graduated from the University College Dublin with a first class honors degree in Physiotherapy. Throughout his Physiotherapy career he has gained invaluable experience working in private practice, neurological spinal cord rehabilitation and elite sport. He has worked in a variety of diverse settings including Ireland, New Zealand and Australia and has even worked in a rural Ugandan hospital.
Darragh is a highly enthusiastic and motivated Physiotherapist who enjoys blending his hands on skills with his keen Pilates and strength and conditioning experience to provide the optimal outcomes for his clients. He has wealth of experience with musculoskeletal conditions and has particular clinical interest in neck and back pain as well as the nature of chronic pain. He previously worked with professional rugby teams and has been known to take to the field in a wide variety of sports including, since moving to Melbourne, Australian Rules. He firmly believes in tailoring his rehabilitation approach to the individual needs of his clients to fit their lifestyle so they can achieve long term health benefits and prides himself on his ability to identify a treatment strategy no matter how little free time a client may have at their disposable! Darragh boasts a broad skillet and has completed additional study in dry needling, strength and conditioning as well as the latest hands on techniques and loves reading the most up to date research so his clients can avail of the most effective treatment protocols possible..
Outside of work, Darragh enjoys playing soccer, touch rugby, Gaelic football and of course footy but all also has a keen interest in music and travelling, and is currently enjoying all that Melbourne culture has to offer (particularly the food and coffee!)
Oh and don’t worry if you struggle with his and his unusual Irish name. It’s actually pronounced Da-ra but he has been known to answer to Darren for the sake of convenience in the many coffee shops of Melbourne!