Mike Boyce completed a BSc in Sports Rehabilitation and had his own practice in Ireland for five Years. He graduated with an MSc in Rehab Science from Brighton University in 2010. Mike is a registered member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists as well as being a member of the Health and Care Professions Council. His areas of interest include musculoskeletal physiotherapy, sporting injuries and rehabilitation.
Mike is a keen sportsman, enjoying a variety of sports such as racquetball, tennis, swimming, cycling and golf. He played racquetball for Ireland at the World and European championships and later travelled to the 2010 World Championships as their lead Physiotherapist for the racquetball team. Mike’s involvement in a range of sports has given him a greater understanding of the nature of different injuries and the sport-specific rehabilitation required to achieve optimal results. Mike has carried out numerous postgraduate physiotherapy qualifications including additional courses on biomechanical analysis, strength and conditioning and gait analysis.
In 2013 Mike launched the Tennis Performance Management Scheme, uniting his physio services with the High Performance Tennis Team and the Strength and Conditioning Team to assess the players and work together on complete athlete performance and rehabilitation. Mike’s expertise was requested during Wimbledon 2012 and 2013 to support two young players with full physiotherapy care and treatment before and after matches, which was integral to their improved performance during the tournament.
Mike is also the lead Physiotherapist at Whitehawk F.C. which involves athletic performance management, overseeing rehabilitation and treating the team. All of these factors have been key components of the football club’s promotion success over the last few years.