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.

Niall O’Connor

BSc (Hons) Athletic Therapy and Training

Niall graduated with an honours bachelor’s degree in Athletic Therapy and Training from Dublin City University (DCU). He is a certified Athletic Therapist and specialises in the prevention, assessment, diagnosis and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries.

He has worked with a wide range of teams and clubs including St. Patricks Athletic Youth Academy, Sarsfields GAA and the Kildare Minor ladies to name a few. He has further worked with a range of chronic illness patients during his time at the not-for profit company, ExWell medical.

He completed his thesis on the detection and monitoring of concussion. It is an area of special interest to him due to his own personal experience with concussion while playing sport, and due to his experiences treating and rehabilitating concussed patients while working with teams.

Niall has a love for sport. He has won multiple county championships playing for his club Sarsfields, an All-Ireland playing for his college, and has represented his county, Kildare, at minor level. He has also won All Ireland’s playing basketball for both club and school.

He has a special interest in injury prevention and rehabilitation as well as manual therapy and pain management.

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.