Dervla graduated from the University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Ireland in 2007. She has a friendly and motivating personality with a passion for working within the musculoskeletal setting and working with clients to achieve their treatment goals using hands on treatment and exercise prescription to help prevent reoccurrence.
Prior to moving to Australia she has worked in both Ireland and New Zealand. She has a broad range of experience in the management of musculoskeletal and sport injuries, orthopaedics, pre- and post-operative management, fall prevention and improving balance in the elderly.
Dervla’s keen interest in treatment of musculoskeletal based injuries has developed from a highly active sporting background and from having assisted in injury prevention, recovery and rehabilitation programs with various sporting teams including netball, basketball, Gaelic football and soccer teams.