Máire Nic Amhlaoibh (@mccmaire) is a Running Coach and Senior Physiotherapist who graduated from Queen Margaret University with an MSc in Physiotherapy and a BSc (Hons) in Athletic Therapy and Training in Dublin. She began her career as an athletic therapist and trainer. Whilst in university Máire completed courses in trigger point release, kinesio® taping, massage, muscle energy technique and myofascial release to name but a few.
Máire worked with multiple semi-professional rugby clubs to further her experience with sports injuries and rehabilitation in Edinburgh. After which, she returned to Ireland to work in a private practice specialising in sports injuries and rehabilitation across both amateur and professional sports. She has also worked for Basketball Ireland as their lead physiotherapist. Máire is also an APPI-trained matwork instructor and is Balanced Body Pilates reformer and equipment trained. She believes in using the principles of Pilates with both the clinical population and elite athletes as part of her physiotherapy practice. Máire has been working in Singapore for three years and was the clinical manager of a very busy physiotherapy practice before joining UFIT. She has gained excellent knowledge on functional movement patterns and completed a lot of training in all areas of human movement, as well as continuing her love for Pilates-based rehab. Màire has also completed training in pre and post natal exercise prescription, pelvic floor dysfunction and rectus diastasis rehab post partum.
Máire is also an avid runner and competes regularly in Singapore, often placing on the podium. Running is her passion and it is her knowledge of the sport that she has been lucky enough to incorporate into her physiotherapy when treating running and sports injuries.