Maddy McCavana

Maddy is from Northern Ireland, United Kingdom and completed her Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy at Keele University, England.

After graduating in 2017, Maddy completed a year of core rotations in the National Health Service whilst working part-time with a professional football team. Having a passion for sports, Maddy moved on to become the Head Academy physiotherapist, diagnosing, treating and rehabilitating players from the ages of 15 up to 23 years old. After two years, Maddy was appointed Head Physiotherapist for the First Team. In this role, her responsibilities included leading the club’s medical department and injury prevention, acute management, and long-term rehabilitation of elite football players. This meant working closely with leading orthopaedic and specialist sports medicine consultants.

Maddy qualifies for medical acupuncture and holds her Advanced Trauma Medical Management in Football certificate. She is completing a Sports Physiotherapy Masters at Bath University, England and researching diagnosing and managing ocular injuries in sports-related concussions.

Maddy looks forward to sharing her experience with the wide bay community and is committed to working hard to achieve the best patient outcomes.

Outside of work, Maddy enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing hockey and running.

Maddy is available for physiotherapy appointments at the Hervey Bay clinic.