About

:: meet the team

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 and Pilates instruction.

Having come from a sporting background representing and captaining Leinster in hockey at underage level, Aoife now takes part in endurance events completing a number of marathons, half marathons and adventure races.

Aoife worked for a number of years as a fitness instructor and personal trainer while completing her physiotherapy qualifications and has gained experience working in a number of private practices around Dublin as well as working in elderly care.

She has also worked with a number of teams including the Irish under 16 hockey team, the Kildare ladies Gaelic football team and Old Wesley Senior rugby team.

Caitríona Ní Mhainín

MISCP, BSc Sport and Exercise Science, MSc Physiotherapy

Caitríona has a Bachelors degree in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Limerick and qualified with a Masters in physiotherapy from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland in 2008.

Following a year working at a private hospital in Galway Caitríona moved to Australia and recently returned having spent 8 years there. While abroad she gained invaluable experience in many different areas including hospitals, private practice and nursing homes. She was a team physiotherapist for an Australian football club and had extensive experience working with Australian GAA clubs and other athletes.

She has a keen interest in Pilates, Manual Therapy and dry needling. A native of Galway, Caitríona grew up playing Gaelic football and has represented South Australia in the Australasian Gaelic Games. Other personal interests include music and travel.

Kourosh Seán Foroughi

MISCP, BSc Athletic Therapy & Training, MSc Physiotherapy

Kourosh joined us after working as a physiotherapist in the outpatient clinic and wards of Kingston Hospital, London. He obtained a BSc in Athletic Therapy and Training at Dublin City University with a full athletics scholarship throughout his four years at DCU. He then went on to complete his pre-registration Masters degree in Physiotherapy at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Kourosh has a wealth of experience working and competing in the work of athletics. He has represented Ireland in the High Jump and Decathlon and his list of achievements are endless including 3rd place in the European Youth Olympic games and 6x Irish national senior champion.

Kourosh has also coached and mentored in Athletics and Basketball as well as working in Strength and Conditioning with the DCU Athletics Academy.

He has a keen interest in back & neck pain, manual therapy, dry needling, strength & conditioning, post op. recovery and Pilates.

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