Deborah Fernandes is Member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapist and the Clinic Director of PhysioFit Woman. With more than 23 years of experience in Physiotherapy at International level, Deborah is the creator and provider of 100% hands-on revolutionary programmes in Women's Health, combining hands-on Physiotherapy and clinical Pilates in Dublin.
Her main areas of intervention are:
Pregnancy and Postnatal Physiotherapy
Oncology and Lymphoedema Physiotherapy
Paediatrics Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal/Respiratory)
- Antenatal Educator
- Pregnancy and Postnatal Physiotherapy
- Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
- Pregnancy and Postnatal Pilates
- Manual Lymphatic Drainage
- Visceral Mobility
- Scar Tissue
Musculoskeletal/Rheumatology - Her work experience includes 4 years in the Portuguese Institute of Rheumatology dealing with a variety of Rheumatologic conditions and also delivering classes for Posture, Scoliosis and Osteoporosis.
Oncology/Lymphoedema - Deborah is also a qualified Oncology Physiotherapist and Lymphoedema Therapist by Leduc Method. Her Oncology Physiotherapy training in college was outstanding and she gained the knowledge to provide the proper care to any patient who had endured the oncology journey including surgery. Her training and work experience in the Portuguese Institute of Oncology, under the guidance of her Oncology Physiotherapy teacher Mr Nuno Duarte, is the foundation of the post-cancer Physiotherapy work she continues to provide in her private practice in Dublin. Deborah also had the privilege to train directly with Professor Leduc over the last 15 years.
Paediatrics - Deborah continues to provides Paediatric Physiotherapy to certain Musculoskeletal and Respiratory conditions. Her main areas of intervention on babies and toddlers are Congenital Torticollis, Colics and Bronchiolitis.
She continues her Professional Development by attending different international trainings in Women's Health and Paediatrics.
At present, Deborah runs a very busy practice in Dublin where she offers together with trusted and caring healthcare professional, hands-on Physiotherapy, Holistic Therapies and Physio-Pilates classes covering a wide range of conditions and suitable to different stages of a woman’s life. Physiofit Woman services are now also extended to the entire family: husband/partner, children, grandparents!
"It's a family affair" as some of our patients would say! :)
Physiofit Woman Community is growing strong in Ireland since 2008!
Now with the new clinic in Wexford, Deborah hopes to introduce her expertise to the the Sunny South East, expanding and promoting Physiofit Woman's exclusive retreats.