About

Rob McCabe MISCP, Chartered Physiotherapist, CORU Registered
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. 

In 2013 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 a keen runner taking part in marathon events for the past 11 years, recently running a 65km ultra marathon in isolation to raise money for ALONE IRELAND. He has a particular interest in movement and mechanics and sees a broad range of patients from those having undergone orthopaedic surgery, with sports injuries to more complex conditions like persistent low back pain. His interest in movement and pain spans across the entire life span and applies similar assessment and treatment principles.

Rob is currently Lead Physiotherapist with the Kildare Senior Football team since 2018 having previously worked with the Senior Hurling team from 2016-2017. 



Peter Lacey, Certified Athletic Therapist

BSc Athletic Therapy and Training

Peter is a graduate of Dublin City University having obtained a BSc in Athletic Therapy and Training in 2018. Since graduating, he has spent his time working both in academic research and with various high-level sports teams.

Peter has worked as the lead therapist Irish u20 men’s basketball team, travelling to the European championships. He is also the lead therapist for the DCU Sigerson Cup winning football team and Fitzgibbon Cup hurling teams. He has also worked with national sporting organisations including Tennis Ireland, Swim Ireland and the Camogie Association.

Peter’s research interests include injury prevention, groin injuries and injury epidemiology. He has published in multiple peer-reviewed journals and helped co-author the injury prevention chapter of the Camogie Association’s Player Welfare Booklet. He is  a firm believer in evidence-based practice and aims to implement the latest research and evidence into his treatment.