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Jonathan Faulkner

Chartered Physiotherapist

Jon graduated from Brunel University in 2008 and is due to complete his MSc in Sports Physiotherapy in August 2015. Jon specialises in sport and exercise medicine and is currently the Lead Physiotherapist with Paralympics Ireland. He works part time at Physiotherapy Works, Naas and also works for Paralympics Ireland in the Institute of Sport in Dublin.

Jon has a special interest in high performance sports injury prevention and rehabilitation and the link between these areas and strength & conditioning. Jon has also completed research in the field of cerebral palsy and plyometric training.

He has worked with many amateur, elite and professional sports people and has supported international level athletes at numerous international sporting events most notably the Irish team at the London 2012 Paralympic Games and he will be also be attending the Rio 2016 games as part of his lead role with Paralympic Ireland.

Overall Jon sees himself as a problem solver and although he has significant experience in the sporting world he also values his work with the general population for a wide range of acute and chronic problems.

He has post-graduate skills in manual therapy and is an avid advocate of health advancement through the use of education and exercise.