Mr Cian McMahon

Mr Cian McMahon

Associate Lecturer

University Newcastle Department of Rural Health

Career Summary


Cian is a Physiotherapy Educator with the Department of Rural Health, based in Port Macquarie. 

Born in Ireland, Cian relocated to Scotland to study and graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2011. He won a scholarship to complete a masters degree in Health and Social Care with a focus on Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and graduated from this in 2012.

Since this time Cian has worked in elite level rugby and soccer , occupational health physiotherapy and private practice. He has a strong interest in Sports and Musculoskeletal physiotherapy, with a particular interest in hip and groin injury as well as tendinopathy rehabilitation. Since relocating to Austrlaia in 2015 in search of surf and sun Cian has worked in both QLD and NSW but has found home in Port Macquarie. He continues to work in private practice supporting the local community.


  • Master of Science in Health and Social Care, Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Bachelor of Scince in Physiotherapy, Glasgow Caledonian University


  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Health
  • Private Practice
  • Sports Physiotherapy
  • Tendon Rehabilitation


  • English (Mother)

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Associate Lecturer University of Newcastle
University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health

Professional appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
10/2/2015 -  Physiotherapist

Private practice physiotherapist with a special interest in complex sports injury, tendon rehabilitation and hip/groin injury. 

Phyxyou Physiotherapy

Grants and Funding


Number of grants 1
Total funding $4,000

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20201 grants / $4,000

Lightbox Radiology MRI and CT Interpretation for Physiotherapists$4,000

Funding body: HETI (Health Education and Training Institute)

Funding body HETI (Health Education and Training Institute)
Project Team

Anthony Best, Kate Currie, Cian McMahon

Scheme Allied Health Cross Boundary Grant Program
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2020
Funding Finish 2021
Type Of Funding External
Category EXTE

Mr Cian McMahon


Associate Lecturer
University Newcastle Department of Rural Health
College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing

Contact Details

Phone (02) 4055 3459