Daryl Qualified from University of Cumbria with a BSc. Honours degree in Physiotherapy.
He spent 1 year gaining experience in the NHS in England working in a stroke unit and Musculoskeletal department before returning home to work in the Royal Victoria Hospital in outpatients and also in Holywood Arches as part of the ICATS (integrated clinical assessment and treatment service) team In lower limb and back rehabilitation, which was a multi disciplinary team to assess and treat patients who would have previously been seen by specialist hospital consultants.
In relation to the treatments of sports injuries he has worked with amateur, professional and international players including rugby/cricket/football/hockey/golf/tennis and athletics.
Daryl is a level 3 cricket coach and Irish youth cricket player. While at university Daryl played in the Lancashire league and gained valuable knowledge of the professional game whilst studying for his degree.
He is currently physiotherapist for Instonians Rugby club in the all Ireland league and also physio for Northern Ireland youth football teams, male and female squads from under 13 to under 19 years.
Daryl is a member of CSP (Chartered Society of Physiotherapy) HPC (Health Professions Council) AACP (Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists), Instrumental manual therapy and also APPI (Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute).
He is also trained in the use of Instrumental Manual Therapy (ASTYM) soft tissue therapy which aids regeneration of muscles & tendons and removes unwanted scar tissue. This new technique can be used to increase range of movement in just one treatment. He is currently undertaking a joint injection module.