CHRISTIAN FRUERGAARD

Christian graduated from Copenhagen school of Physiotherapy in 2001 having acquired a special interest in Pilates and rehabilitative physiotherapy.  After graduation he located to Ireland where he worked in Waterford Regional Hospital gaining a broad experience in ward and outpatient rehabilitation. Whilst working in Ireland he also completed his mat Pilates’ certification. 

In 2003 he took up a position in NHS Mayday University Hospital in London where he gained wide experience in Musculoskeletal Outpatients, Trauma and Orthopaedics and the rehabilitation of complex spinal patients. Whilst in the UK Christian continued his education in Pilates and incorporated Pilates into his physiotherapy practice. In 2005 he took a position as Senior Outpatient Physiotherapist in Banbury Hospital overseeing a large caseload of primarily orthopaedic and spinal patients.  

After 6 years in the UK Christian returned to Ireland in 2009 to work in private practice and in 2011, he founded The Pilates Room in Thomond Park Stadium. It was here that he pioneered the Back Specific Pilates program. In 2016 he opened his second studio in Castletroy. 

Today he looks after a wide range of clients including; pre and post-operative orthopaedic cases knee/hip replacements, ACL reconstructions, hip impingement and spinal surgical cases. Furthermore, he has a keen interest in sports injury prevention, and he trains a number of top level athletes from different fields; running, golf, hurling and rugby.