Cathal O'Kane is a specialist musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapist with over 10 years postgraduate experience. He graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2010 with an honours degree in physiotherapy. Cathal continued his studies achieving a postgraduate diploma in Advancing Practice in musculoskeletal health.
Post-graduation he spent over 4 years gaining experience in musculoskeletal out patients, trauma and orthopaedics and paediatrics in the Belfast Trust, progressing to become a specialist musculoskeletal and orthopaedic physiotherapist. He has continued to practice in musculoskeletal health with extensive experience in private practice and the NHS across the UK and Ireland.
Cathal has a keen interest in sports medicine and is the current physiotherapist for Queens University’s NIFL Championship 1 team and the UUJ Sigerson Cup squad. Previously he has worked with the Scottish FA and Celtic FC, travelling to world and European championships with the Cerebral Palsy A squad and developing insight into the rehabilitation of elite athletes.
Kingsbridge Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic at Queen's PEC
Cathal is a current member of the St Galls GAA senior panel. He has previously played football in NIFL Championship 1+2 for Bangor FC and Newington FC. He also enjoys playing golf and spending time in his native Donegal.