Ruaidhri McCarthy follows an evidence-based approach to treatment using a combination of manual therapy and exercise to enhance performance or to return his patients to their peak performance. He has specific interests in upper- and lower-limb pain, and impairments that affect movement. Having worked in a gym setting for eight years, he has a keen interest in strength and conditioning, and has studied at the Irish national Strength and Conditioning Association. He has also taught Pilates classes and has experience with hydrotherapy for rheumatism patients.
Ruaidhri has practiced in Ireland at Cork University Hospital, Kerry General Hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital, and Tralee General Hospital. He also worked as a physiotherapist with an Irish senior Division One rugby team.
Ruaidhri earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree with honours from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland. Born and raised in Ireland, Ruaidhri has a long tradition of healthcare in his family; his father is a General Practitioner, his mother is a nurse and his brother is a physiotherapist. Ruaidhri has a passion for sports and has represented Belvedere College in the Leinster Schools Senior Rugby Cup and Malahide Rugby Club at a national level. He enjoys all outdoor activities, but especially golf, swimming and skiing. He completed the Camino Santiago Cycle (800 km in a week).