Bio in a Nutshell:
Geoff Foat graduated from the University of Cape Town (UCT) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiotherapy in 1988 and a postgraduate Honours degree in Sport Science in 1989, the latter under the tutelage of Prof. Tim Noakes. In 1991 he moved to Connecticut in the USA, where he was Manager of Physical Therapy (Physiotherapy) at the Center for Orthopaedics from 1998 to 2004
In 2002 he graduated with distinction from Quinnipiac University in the USA with a Masters degree in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. An American citizen, Geoff is recognized in the USA as an Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS) by the American Physical Therapy Association, and as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Brian Mulligan, a world renowned New Zealand physiotherapist and founder of the Mulligan Concept, has been his mentor since 1996. Geoff received full international teaching accreditation in the Mulligan Concept in Rome in 2002. He is the only accredited instructor in Africa in the Mulligan Concept, and has taught in South Africa and internationally in the USA, Thailand, Egypt and Brazil.
Geoff established his private practice, Geoff Foat Physiotherapy (POINTPHYSIO) upon returning to South Africa in 2007. He holds current physiotherapy licenses in South Africa and the American states of New York and Connecticut.
Brian Mulligan on Geoff Foat
“Geoff Foat has been teaching my concepts for some years and is now doing so in South Africa. He is a first class presenter and how delighted I was when, by exam, he became a member of the Mulligan Concept Teachers Association. He is not only an intelligent, valued teaching colleague but is also a true friend.” – Brian Mulligan, internationally recognised founder and president of the Mulligan Concept of Manual Therapy.”