Meet The Team
Rob McCabe MISCP, Chartered Physiotherapist
BSc Sport Science & Health, MSc Physio, MSc Sports Physio
Rob established McCabe Physiotherapy in October 2015. A Kildare native he went to school in Newbridge before going to Dublin City University where he graduated with a BSc (Hons) Sports Science and Health. He then went on to graduate with an MSc Physiotherapy from Robert Gordon University Aberdeen. He has worked in private practice in Kildare and Dublin over the last 11 years gaining invaluable experience in a broad range of musculoskeletal conditions.
More recently he returned to further his studies completing a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy at UCD. Research topics he has carried out to date include: 'The Reliability of The Lindop Mobility Scale with Parkinson's Disease', 'Evaluation of Speed and Power in Gaelic Footballers', and most recently 'Reliability of the Functional Movement Screen with long distance runners'.
A keen athlete himself Rob has been immersed in exercise and sport all his life playing inter county football with Kildare, rugby with Clontarf but now an avid runner taking part in marathon and endurance events throughout the country. Due to this he has a particular interest in movement and mechanics and sees a broad range of patients from those having undergone orthopaedic surgery to more complex conditions like chronic low back pain. His interest in movement mechanics and pain spans across all walks of life and applies similar assessment and treatment principles.
Rob has been Physiotherapist for the Kildare Senior Hurling team for the past 2 seasons and Head Physiotherapist with the Kildare senior footballers for 2018 season. He was also involved in the setting up of an in-house physiotherapy service at the Defence Forces Training Centre, at The Curragh Camp.
Jon Faulkner MISCP, Chartered Physiotherapist
BSc Physio, MSc Sports Physio
Jon graduated from Brunel University in 2008 and completed his MSc in Sports Physiotherapy in 2015. Jon specialises in sport and exercise medicine and has been Lead Physiotherapist with Paralympics Ireland during the 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games in London and Rio, respectively.
Jon has a special interest in high performance sports injury prevention and rehabilitation and the link between these areas and strength & conditioning. Jon has also completed research in the field of cerebral palsy and plyometric training.
Overall Jon sees himself as a problem solver and although he has significant experience in the sporting world he also values his work with the general population for a wide range of acute and chronic problems.
He has post-graduate skills in manual therapy and is an avid advocate of health advancement through the use of education and exercise.