Our team of Chartered Physiotherapists have travelled the world to train with experts in our field. We continue to complete post graduate education programmes on a regular basis, which means our approach is influenced by all the most recent evidence. Our team are true specialists who are passionate about the benefits of great physiotherapy care. We have no junior staff. Our mission is to help our patients return to their activities in the quickest time possible.

Senior Chartered Physiotherapist

  • Clinical Specialist in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Clinic Director

Sinead is originally a graduate of Trinity College School of Physiotherapy in Dublin. She has worked in the Adelaide Hospital, Tallaght Hospital and within the NHS system in the UK. When specialising, she completed the Masters programme in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia . This University is world renowned for the research it has produced in the field of physiotherapy.

Following a variety of posts in hospital and private practice settings, she established Collins Avenue Physiotherapy Clinic in 2004. She has been an invited lecturer and clinical tutor at UCD for the Masters programme in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy. She has also presented at professional conferences and has provided continuing professional development courses for Chartered Physiotherapists nationwide. Sinead has been Chairperson of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists subgroup representing physiotherapists in private practice for 3 years. Clinically, she has worked with a wide range of clients including the Irish Boxing Team, the Dublin Senior Football and Hurling Team. Her special interests are in the management of chronic spinal pain, whiplash associated disorders, sports injuries and osteoporosis .

Senior Chartered Physiotherapist

Sarah completed her physiotherapy degree at UCD. During her time working in New Zealand, Sarah gained valuable experience in areas such as sports rehabilitation, ergonomics and repetitive strain injuries. Part of her work involved the management and rehabilitation of persistent back and neck pain through advice, exercise and pain management strategies. She gained a complex understanding of the challenges faced by people returning to work after injury.

Sarah completed Pilates training with Dance Medicine Australia. She continues to use this training in her teaching of Clinical Pilates classes in the clinic, and indeed with many of her patients for rehabilitation of back, neck and pelvic pain.

Sarah has extensive private practice experience.  She has developed a special interest in the treatment of sports injuries and back and neck pain. Sarah is an accomplished and fully trained clinician in the use of dry needling and finds this to be clinically useful tool for certain musculoskeletal conditions. Sarah published research in this area in 2014. She has also published research in the area of working during pregnancy in 2007.

Sarah is a keen runner and has a background in sports physiotherapy having worked with St Vincent’s senior football team, Lansdowne Rugby team and Pirongia Rugby in New Zealand. She understands the challenges an athlete faces with injury and combines her experience in manual therapy and rehabilitation to encourage a speedy recovery.

Sarah has completed the Masters programme in UCD, which led to a specialization in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy.  She has therefore developed advanced clinical skills for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. Sarah also has a keen interest in the assessment and treatment of the specific vestibular problems which can respond well to vestibular rehabilitation.

Senior Chartered Physiotherapist

  • Clinical Specialist in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Darragh completed his physiotherapy degree at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, having previously studied at Dublin City University where he completed a B.Sc. in Sports Science and Health. Since graduating Darragh has worked in private practice treating musculoskeletal and sports related injuries.

Darragh completed his master’s degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in UCD which has consolidated his specialisation in the assessment and treatment skills for musculoskeletal injuries. He is passionate about the delivery of the best evidence based care for all of his patients.

Darragh is also a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and has previously held the position of Lead Strength and Conditioning coach to Tennis Irelands National Training Academy.

When treating patients, Darragh combines his interests in strength and conditioning, exercise rehabilitation and evidence based musculoskeletal physiotherapy, to deliver patient focused, results driven physiotherapy care.

Senior Chartered Physiotherapist

  • Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
  • Chartered Physiotherapist

Krish completed her physiotherapy degree at University College Dublin School of Physiotherapy. Since graduating she has worked in the Blackrock Clinic Dublin, Mater Hospital Dublin and Beaumont Hospital Dublin.

With over 20 years clinical experience, Krish has mostly focused her clinical expertise in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, in particular while working in a Senior role in the Musculoskeletal Outpatient Department in Beaumont Hospital. Here she worked on delivering best treatment pathways for both acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions. She has developed advance skills in managing upper limb problems. She has completed an extensive range of post graduate courses in this area.

Krish also established the Hand Therapy service in Beaumont Hospital and worked as a Senior Hand Therapist treating patients with hand conditions post trauma and also those with a wide range of non- traumatic hand conditions. She has completed both Level 1 and 2 of the British Association of Hand Therapy exams and has presented one of her research projects at the Irish Association of Hand Surgeons conference.

Krish is committed to collaborating closely with her patients to establish their lifestyle goals and then to develop an evidence based treatment programme to best achieve these goals.

Senior Chartered Physiotherapist

Claire-Ann is a patient focused, goal driven physiotherapist who prides herself on delivering the best care for her patients. 

Claire-Ann completed her Physiotherapy degree at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen. She has worked in many settings including extensively throughout NHS Scotland, in varying roles in Australia and working within the demands of competitive sport,working with both the soccer and rugby community. She has had many roles within the NHS, her main area of practice being that of musculoskeletal (MSK) outpatients.

Claire-Ann has extensive experience in the treatment of MSK conditions in all areas of the body including; back, neck, thoracic outlet, shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, wrist and ankle conditions. She particularly enjoys group rehabilitation classes having led lower limb injury classes and back pain rehabilitation classes. 

Claire-Ann has worked overseas in Australia in the Royal Women and Brisbane Hospital and has a broad general medical background also. She has in-depth knowledge in Stroke, Orthopaedics, Surgical care, Medical, Care of the Elderly, ensuring Claire-Ann has a strong understanding in addressing all of her patients’ needs, thereby optimising their recovery. 

In addition, Claire-Ann has a sports physiotherapy background, having worked as a physiotherapist for the West of Scotland Football club in Glasgow. She has ample first aid experience and has first-hand acute injury care, injury prevention, diagnosis and treatment skills.

Her commitment to post graduate advancement has led her to completion of  Advanced Level 3 Pilates programmes, post-graduate Orthopaedic Medicine training and she has enjoyed her contribution to the future of the profession when working as a clinical educator of physiotherapy students. 

Claire-Ann has experience in delivering group based physiotherapy in many platforms, most recently adapting her in house skills to delivery of online programmes during the pandemic restrictions. 

Claire-Ann works collaboratively with her patients to identify goals that are meaningful to them and is passionate about providing an evidence based treatment programme, in order to help these patients succeed and achieve their goals.