About Method Physio

Aoife Murphy

MISCP, BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Health, MSc Physiotherapy, Stott Pilates Instructor

Aoife has a first class honours degree in Sport Science and Health from Dublin City University following which she completed a pre-registration MSc in Physiotherapy in the UK.

Since qualifying as a Chartered Physiotherapist Aoife has continued to update and improve her skills by completing a number of specialist courses including trigger point dry needling, manipulation, women’s health, antenatal and postnatal exercise prescription and instruction, exercise rehabilitation Shock Wave Therapy and Pilates instruction.

Aoife gained a wealth of experience in all areas of Physiotherapy during her time working in the NHS, Nursing Homes, Various Sports teams and a number of Private Physiotherapy Clinics before opening her own clinic in 2011. She also worked for a number of years as a Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer while studying which has strengthened her ability in exercise prescription and rehabilitation.

Coming from a sporting background and having competed in and enjoyed participating in Hockey, Marathons and Adventure Races Aoife is passionate about the importance of exercise in rehabilitation and maintaining health and fitness. Becoming a mother of 3 boys and getting older has only reinforced Aoife’s belief in the importance of keeping active and healthy.

Method Physio has been a dream of Aoife’s since long before she opened the doors of the clinic. It is more than a job and she loves the challenge of building a clinic that provides the best service and support to everyone who walks through the doors. She hopes to keep improving and adding to the services offered for many years to come.

Shannon McAulay

MISCP, BSc Physiotherapy, Pilates Instructor

Shannon comes to us from Johannesburg with a wealth of knowledge and experience from working in a variety of settings there.

Shannon worked in a  number of outpatient and private practise settings in Johannesburg providing care to musculoskeletal patients as well as treating sports related injuries. Her time in private practice in Johannesburg also exposed her to ICU where she was part of teams working with surgical medical and transplant ICU patients.

More recently Shannon used her background knowledge of Pilates, and rehabilitative style physiotherapy to start a clinic within a private practice servicing chronic pulmonary conditions, post-Covid patients and wide variety of patients having been affected by long ICU stay and Long Covid.

Shannon is a qualified Pilates Instructor and will be taking on a number of classes in the clinic as well as offering one to one Pilates sessions.

Georgianna Taylor

MISCP, BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, Pilates Instructor

Georgianna graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy from Trinity College, Dublin. During her studies Georgianna gained experience working in a number of hospitals around Dublin, as well as Paediatric and Neurological rehabilitation and in the Irish Defence Forces.

Since qualifying as a Chartered Physiotherapist, Georgianna has worked in Enable Ireland Children’s Disability Services where she has continued to improve her skills in exercise prescription for targeted populations, neurological and post-surgical rehab and orthotic prescription.

Georgianna is trained in STOTT Pilates and has experience teaching individual and group mat work, as well as remote and antenatal classes.

Georgianna has a wealth of experience working and competing in the field of dance. She has trained in Classical Ballet, Jazz and Musical Theatre dance from a young age. She has competed nationally as part of a Jazz team, and individually at world championship level. Georgianna is also an experienced dance teacher and choreographer and enjoys working with dancers to help maximise their potential.

She has a keen interest in Pilates, Manual Therapy, Paediatric physiotherapy as well as sports-specific and dance rehabilitation.

Conor Bracken Price

BSc Athletic & Rehabilitation Therapy.

Having graduated from the Technological University of the Shannon (TUS) with a first-class honors degree in Athletic & Rehabilitation Therapy, Conor is a Certified Athletic Therapist. This degree set Conor up to specialise in the prevention, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries.

In the time since he completed his studies, Conor has worked with a number of teams and clubs including Bray Wanderers FC Academy and Naas Camogie. To add to these experiences was valuable time spent working with CrossFit athletes out of CSP Gym in Bray. A dry-needling certification was also completed and put to good use during this time.

Since 2018, Conor has been an athletics and basketball coach with Naas Special Olympics Club and has found this work incredibly rewarding. In his downtime, Conor likes to keep active by running, biking, hiking, or whatever the Irish weather permits. Participating in a variety of sports growing up, including rugby, athletics, and football to name a few, has given Conor a strong appreciation for the importance exercise can have in life.

Marie Bradley

Sports & Remedial Therapist, Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor, Reiki Energy.

Marie brings a gift of nurturing Professional therapeutic massage and healing treatments to Method Physiotherapy.

She combines several aspects of her trainings to create her own signature overhaul treatments be it a Complete Sports overhaul session or a Self-care rejuvenation session.

Mental health and wellbeing is an avenue Marie feels passionate and equipped to support. Her treatments are designed to nourish both mind and body.  With many years of experience working with people in the area of mental and emotional health she feels very equipped to support people, to nourish and recharge tired minds and bodies.

She is an avid promoter of mindfulness and balance through nature and as an avid meditator herself and a trained yoga practitioner she incorporates aspects of these into your wellbeing care.

She is a Reiki energy and IET practitioner and believes this work is a hugely valuable tool in the maintenance of mental wellbeing. It is a non invasive treatment where client remains fully clothed with minimal touch, if any. It can assist people to move from a very stuck place, up a notch or two on the ladder of feeling well where they can get a grasp on things from a better perspective.

Trained with the Institute of physical therapy Dublin, she qualified as a Sports & Remedial Therapist, leading her to work with many sports teams and fitness Enthusiasts.

With Fitness instruction and Personal Fitness Training from UL she combines her experience and knowledge into her client care.

 

Renata Clarke

Stott Pilates Instructor, Stott Injury and Special Population Rehab, Massage Therapist, Neuromuscular Therapist.

Renata brings a wealth of experience to Method Physio. She has huge experience in teaching basic and advanced level Mat Pilates as well as all levels of Reformer Pilates.

As a Stott Injury and Special Population Rehab Specialist Renata has worked with many people to help them rehabilitate from injury and pain through Pilates.

Renata has worked with a number of high profile Pilates studios in Dublin as well as running her own Studio. We look forward to working and learning from Renata’s vast experience.

Emma Mc Ardle

MISCP, BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy.

Emma graduated from the school of Physiotherapy in University College Dublin in 2014. She began her career working in musculoskeletal rehabilitation in regional hospitals in Ireland, then moved on to bigger and better things in a large acute hospital in Dublin. There she worked across specialities gaining a wealth of experience in all areas of physiotherapy including neurology, spinal and musculoskeletal therapy, and orthopaedics. She chose to specialise in areas of intensive care rehabilitation and respiratory care for a number of years thereafter and gained specialist recognition for her work both at home and abroad.

Emma is a fan of exercise-based and functional rehabilitation treatment programmes, complimented by manual therapy, education, and other techniques. She has a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach and empowers her patients to set and achieve their rehabilitation goals throughout treatment. She has an interest in all musculoskeletal injuries and has completed multiple post-graduate courses to expand to her skill set including a certification in dry needling.

Emma enjoys travelling and made her way around the world in 2019. She recently spent time living and working in New Zealand where she enjoyed working with people following adventure and snowsports injuries. She loves the outdoors and is a keen trail runner, hiker, snowboarder, and paraglider!

Sharon Kieran

MISCP, BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy.

Sharon is a seasoned physiotherapist with a rich tapestry of experience and a profound passion for her profession. Graduating from Trinity College in 2012, she has worked in various healthcare settings, from hospital wards to specialized outpatient clinics. Sharon’s expertise lies in orthopedics and musculoskeletal care, with experience extending to pediatric physiotherapy, oncology, and a range of other clinical domains.

Driven by a deep empathy for those grappling with chronic pain, Sharon excels in addressing both the physical symptoms and the psychological ramifications. She takes pride in her ability to provide relief for neck and low back pain, as well as guiding patients through the multifaceted journey of rehabilitation.

Beyond the realm of healthcare, Sharon finds joy in pursuits such as weight training, running, and immersing herself in literature or audiobooks. An avid singer, she channels her passion for music into both personal enjoyment and a means of self-expression. Sharon’s commitment to holistic well-being, coupled with her diverse interests, underscores her dedication to fostering healing and empowerment in all those she meets.

Tara O’Neil

Nutritional Therapist

TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH TARA PLEASE CALL HER DIRECTLY ON 086-822 8741

Training and Accreditation

Tara is a qualified Nutritional Therapist, with a Diploma in Naturopathic  Nutrition from the College of Naturopathic  Medicine, UK . She is a registered full member of the Nutritional Therapists of Ireland (NTOI) professional body and a member of the Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (UK).

Approach

Nutritional Therapy combines the sciences of biochemistry and nutrition with natural therapies and lifestyle changes in order to help you maintain a good state of health. It is holistic in its principles because it aims to work with the person as a whole, addressing the underlying imbalances that may be impacting on health, rather than just acting on symptoms. Protocols are tailored to each person’s unique needs, taking into account lifestyle, ethics and food preferences. Where necessary, diet and lifestyle advice are combined with a program of  practitioner grade supplements  aimed at addressing any imbalances.

Areas of experience and interest

Digestive issues: IBS, bloating, reflux/GORD, ulcers, food allergies, intolerances, diarrhoea, constipation, diverticulitis.

Sports Nutrition: Performance, reducing risk of injury and illness, recovery.

Auto-immunity: Thyroid, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondilitis, IBD, MS.

Weight Management:  Weight gain/inability to lose weight, sugar cravings, blood sugar imbalances, diabetes.

Cardio-Vascular Health: Raised cholesterol, high blood pressure, Metabolic Syndrome.

Hormonal Imbalances/Women’s Health:  Infertility, PMS, PCOS, Endometriosis, Menopause symptoms, Recurring Thrush, Cystitis.

Skin Conditions:  Acne, Eczema, Psoriasis, Rosacea.

Mental health & General Wellbeing: Low mood, Anxiety, Fatigue, Poor Concentration.