About Physio Performance


Jonny Kelly (MSc, BSc Hons)

Jonny graduated as a Physiotherapist from University of Ulster in 2004.

He began his career in the NHS at Mater Hospital before moving to England in 2010 to work for Bolton Wanderers football club.

In 2012 he successfully completed a Master’s degree in Strength and Conditioning at University of Chester.

In 2012 he moved from Bolton Wanderers to Manchester United.  There he provided Physiotherapy for the Academy players at their world-class training centre at Carrington.

Some of those players have gone onto represent the first team under Louis van Gaal, Jose Mourinho and Ole Gunnar Solskaer.

He has also had experience treating acclaimed ballet dancers from Royal Ballet in London and provided strength and conditioning support at Warrington Wolves rugby league club.



  • Manchester United
  • Bolton Wanderers
  • Warrington Wolves
  • County Antrim GAA
  • Royal Ballet London



  • MSc Strength & Conditioning at University of Chester
  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy at University of Ulster
  • FA Level 5 Advanced Trauma Medical Management in Football
  • Irish Rugby Football Union Level 2 First Aid

Lucy Armstrong (BSc)

Lucy graduated from Edge Hill University with a degree in Sports Therapy.

She is an expert in diagnosing and treating sports injuries.  

She has been playing hockey for the past 15 years and knows personally what it takes to recover from sports injuries and get back to your best.  

As part of her studies, she spent a season working in professional soccer with Wigan Athletic Football Club. 

Lucy is also a Strength and Conditioning Coach with a local sports club. 

Rory Kelly (MSc, BSc)

Rory graduated with a degree in Sports Rehabilitation in 2016 from IT Carlow.

He then successfully completed a Master’s degree in Physiotherapy from University of Brighton in 2020.  

He currently works full-time at Musgrave Park Hospital and part-time at Physio Performance.  

Rory has completed the Brighton marathon and specialises in treating sports injuries.   

Physio Performance Clinic

Physio Performance is based in Belfast but our service is available to people across the country.

We also have the advantage of being close to local sports pitches to carry out running programmes and sports specific exercises, once you reach that stage in your recovery.

We keep up-to-date with the latest research in Sports Medicine to make sure you receive the best treatment possible to recover from your injury and get back playing again.

Our sessions last up to are in-depth and last up to 45 minutes.

Our treatments include advice, hands on treatment, exercise and acupuncture.

Physio Performance Belfast Clinic Room
Physio Belfast