Hilary Stoddart – BSc MCSP HCPC
Hilary studied at University of Ulster and qualified with a BSc in Physiotherapy. Initially she gained a broad based rotational experience within the NHS. She worked for 2 years in paediatrics in Fleming Fulton working with children with varying levels of disability. After a further 8 years working in the NHS in various musculoskeletal roles Hilary opened Moira Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic in 1986, which was the first clinic of its kind in the Moira area. The clinic has been going from strength to strength ever since. Hilary has worked closely with the Sports Institute in the University of Ulster providing physiotherapy cover for regional and national representative hockey teams. More recently Hilary spent a period of time working abroad in Bermuda gaining valuable experience in Musculoskeletal and Orthopaedics. Hilary has a special interest in triathlons and distance running and has experience in video analysis for both running and cycling and has recently become a certified clinical bike fit specialist.
Hilary is a proud mother of 4 children and enjoys taking part in triathlons in her spare time.
Duncan Stoddart – MSc MCSP HCPC
Duncan is Hilary’s son and has an MSc in Physiotherapy from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. He also has a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science. Duncan has a keen interest in all sports and represented Scotland Universities football team at the British University Games in 2006. As a result he has a particular interest in sports injuries. Duncan prides himself on providing current, individualised, evidence based rehabilitation for every patient he treats. He also has experience in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, paediatrics, brain injury rehabilitation and elderly rehabilitation.
Tom Foskett – Sports Therapist
Tom graduated in Sports Therapy from the University of Central Lancashire in 2011.
After graduating, Tom started working for EFL side Southend United where he worked with the first team assisting the head physio in training and on match days both home and away as well as working in the academy from the under 8 age group up to the under 23 side.
Upon leaving Southend United, Tom started working in clinic treating a wide variety of injuries from many different sports including football, rugby, hockey, running and tennis. In clinic Tom likes to spend plenty of time with his clients to not just manage their pain levels but also understand why an injury has occurred and how to reduce the chances of an injury returning again in the future.
As part of being a Sports Therapist, Tom is also specialised in sports massage. He has provided this to a wide range of patients. Whether an elite level athlete, a recreational runner or someone who sits at a desk all day, sports massage would be very beneficial for you.
Tom qualified as a Personal Trainer in 2020 meaning he likes to focus particularly on rehabilitation of sporting injuries to get someone back to being fully fit to compete.
Tom is also into his sport himself having run two London marathons along with several other half marathons, played football regularly and enjoys watching football, rugby and cricket.
Tom made the move from Essex to Northern Ireland in October 2020 and is available for sports massage appointments in the clinic on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s.
Maureen Stanfield – Clinic Receptionist
Maureen is an integral member of our team at the clinic. She has a wealth of experience in administration, both in the Health and Private Medical sectors. As our Front of House Administrator, Maureen will deal with any enquiries you may have and offers a warm welcome on your arrival to the clinic.
Catherine Culbert – Dietitian
Catherine is a Registered Dietitian with an MSc in Health Promotion from Ulster University, and is also a Personal Trainer. She has over 8-years’experience working in the field of nutrition, exercise and health promotion.
Catherine delivers health and wellbeing programmes to businesses across Northern Ireland, covering areas such as nutrition, movement, sleep and stress. She also provides nutrition support to individuals, gyms and organisations.
She prides herself on a scientific, evidence-based approach that you can trust. Registered Dietitian is the only legally-protected title for a nutrition professional in the UK. She provides a compassionate and person-centred approach to all of her appointments.