Riverside Therapeutics

Cillian Harnett

Cillian graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from Memorial University in 2013 and with Masters of Science in Physiotherapy from Dublin in 2015 and has since gained work experience with well-respected physiotherapists in a variety of private practice- and sport- settings in both Ireland and Canada.

Whether you are an athlete looking to enhance sport performance, recovering from a recreational sports-, work-related- or motor-vehicle injury or in need for post-surgical rehabilitation; Cillian will help you achieve your goals and optimize your quality of life.  Additionally from his previous work as a personal trainer and his love for physical activity, Cillian has passion to help his clients with weight loss, muscle strength and achieve and sustain a healthy active lifestyle.

Cillian advocates evidence-based practice techniques through an individualized treatment approach including exercise, education and hands-on therapy.

Cillian’s work experience has varied from overseeing sports performance, injury management and pitch-side care for elite university athletes in track and field, weight-lifting, equestrian, soccer, rowing, football and hurling just to name a few.  In addition, Cillian closely worked with a variety of College Rugby teams, assessing, treating and implementing return to sport protocols after concussions or injury.

As to further enhance his professional expertise, Cillian successfully completed post-graduate courses in the McKenzie Method, shoulder, dry needling, manual therapy and taping.

Cillian has represented Tennis-NL provincially, regionally and nationally. He was a member of his university tennis travel team in Europe during his studies. He is currently involved as team-physiotherapist for the ROCK and Swilers senior rugby teams.  He is passionate about being a leader to Newfoundland youth through his role as a coach at Greenbelt tennis club.

Cillian’s hobbies include playing squash, East-Coast Trail-running, resistance training and relaxing with family and friends.



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