Damien Doherty – Chartered Physiotherapist

Damien Doherty - PhysiotherapistBSc MCSP HCPC Registered
Qualifications and Education
Damien graduated from Jordanstown on 2013 with a BSc Hons in physiotherapy. Since graduating Damien has worked mainly in the private sector and sporting environment. However alongside this he has worked in the National Health Service in Northern Ireland within the orthopaedic ICATS service, dealing with common joint and muscle pain both acute and chronic.Along with his experience in common musculoskeletal conditions he has gained wide experience within the sporting setting. He completed a 2 year sports internship with Armagh GAA from 2014- 2016. Teams that he has worked with include both club and county teams within the GAA ranging from minor to senior. He has also worked with the IFA in both men’s and ladies football ranging from their regional development teams up to U19 international squad. Other sports that he has worked with on a regular basis involve gymnastics, kayaking, Rugby, martial arts and Crossfit.  Damien uses a mixture of treatment modalities including manual therapy, dry needling, exercise prescription and education when treating patients.Since qualifying he has completed a wide range of CPD training.
Courses completed include:
  • Sports traumology
  • Sports Taping
  • ACL Rehabilitation
  • Running repairs course
  • Shoulder rehabilitation
  • Hamstring injury workshop
  • Concussion management
  • Advanced manual therapy
  • Sports Massage
  • Athletic Hip/Groin rehabilitation
  • Active fascial Release
  • Dry Needling

Personal Interests
Damien was a keen hurler and played at both club and county level. Since he stopped playing he has continued to be involved in the sport through managing and coaching at both club and county level. He also has a keen interest and participated in other sports such as kayaking, martial arts and Crossfit training.