Robert qualified as a physiotherapist in 2009 from Trinity College Dublin with an honours degree in physiotherapy. He furthered his education with a Masters in Sports and Exercise Medicine in 2014 from Trinity College Dublin and then completed a Diploma in Football Medicine through FIFA in 2017. Robert is very keen on using his knowledge in sports and exercise rehabilitation and combining this with manual therapy techniques he learned through years of practice and attending manual therapy courses at Brighton University.
Robert has worked in private practice both at home and abroad. He worked in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia from 2010 to 2011 where he worked in a private hospital and clinic. Upon returning to Ireland in 2011, Robert worked at several private physiotherapy clinics throughout Leinster while also studying and working with sports teams. In 2016 Robert took up a post in the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading UK, where he gained a lot of experience managing post-operative orthopaedic cases. He then filled a temporary role at the Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire in the out-patient department, where he treated a mixed variety of patients. In 2017 Robert then accepted a role at Bupa in London, working in the busy financial centres at Bank and Canary Wharf.
Robert has a long history of working within sporting environments. He worked with the CQ Capricorn Cougars FC for two seasons and the CQ Capras, a semi-professional rugby league team in Rockhampton Australia. Upon returning to Ireland in 2011, Robert spent 5 years as the head physiotherapist to Belvedere College SJ senior cup rugby team. He was lucky to be working with the squads who made two finals in a row, with victory in the latter final. Robert also worked as the Clontarf RFC U20s physiotherapist for three seasons, a role he will start again in October 2018. Robert has also experience working with various GAA clubs in Dublin and has treated a wide variety of amateur athletes both at home and abroad.