Joyce Wolfe MISCP
Graduated with a BSc (Physiotherapy) Hons in 1999 from Kings College London. Joyce then worked in the NHS in London for two years after which she moved to the Bons Secours Hospital in Cork. Joyce has also gained experience in the New Zealand hospital system before returning to Ireland.
Joyce commenced working in private practice in 2002 and opened up her own clinic in 2005 which has now expanded to include five other chartered physiotherapists, two deep tissue massage therapists and two receptionists. She has extensive clinical experience with post graduate experience in sports injuries, orthotic prescription, acupuncture, neck and back injuries and pilates rehabilitation. Joyce has worked with all level of athletes from recreational to elite athlete in an ever growing spectrum of sports.
Joyce has a special interest in sport injuries related to triathlon, running, cycling and swimming due to her own personal involvement in these sports. Joyce is a former Irish Ironman record holder and was voted triathlete of the year in 2011. Her participation in sport at an elite level has complemented her work as a physiotherapist by giving her a deeper understanding of training, injuries and rehabilitation.
Niamh O’Sullivan MISCP
Niamh gained her BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy Degree from St. George’s University of London. Since then, she has gained over 10 years of experience in the public and private sectors, both in the UK, Ireland, and New Zealand/Aotearoa. Her area of expertise is in sports injuries management and spinal rehabilitation. She has worked over the years with several sporting disciplines, including GAA, Hurling, Rugby, Football, Rowing, Horse-riding and Running.
She has also completed the APPI Pilates Instructors Mat Levels 1, 2, and 3 courses and incorporates this approach in her management of spinal musculoskeletal disorders, sports injury prevention, and rehabilitation. She gained certification in dry needling, spinal manual therapy, dynamic taping, and the prescription of orthotic devices.
Niamh loves helping people achieve their goals and getting patients back to full fitness. She aims to make Physio enjoyable and to simplify your road to recovery.
Cormac Bonar MICSP
Cormac graduated with a BSc. (Hons) in Physiotherapy in 2013 from the University of East London in 2013. He then worked in the NHS for three years where he specialised in musculoskeletal disorders.
Cormac entered into private practice in 2016 when he went to work for a large specialist physiotherapy provider in Dublin where he gained further experience in a wide variety of complex presentations. Over this time, Cormac developed expertise in pathologies of the foot and the prescription of custom orthotics.
He has undertaken training in dry needling and has used this extensively. He also has a special interest in chronic low back pain, manual therapy and spinal manipulation. Professionally, he is registered with the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP), The Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). He is an active member of the association of Foot & Ankle Physiotherapists (AFAP) and is qualified with the Chartered Physiotherapist in Musculoskeletal Therapy (CMPT).
Ian O’Callaghan MISCP
Ian graduated with a BSc (Hons) Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy with first class honours in 2009, from Ireland. This 4 year degree provided Ian with an excellent platform of knowledge in the treatment of neuromusculoskeletal injuries.
Following this 4 year degree Ian continued his study at Robert Gordon University where he studied and completed his MSc in physiotherapy. Since qualifying Ian has worked in a diverse number of physiotherapy areas as well as gaining experience in a number of countries. Ian gained vast experience in the prehabilitation, treatment and rehabilitation within the private setting during his time spent in Australia. Whilst working in Australia Ian became a qualified Pilate’s instructor in both Matt and Reformer Pilates. In addition he furthered his skill set completing an array of continuing education courses and is a:
- Certified in combined movement theory. Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
- Certified Acupuncture and Dry Needling
Ian continues to stay up to date with the latest research and treatment techniques through an online mentorship program (ProSports academy). He uses a wide variety of techniques – spinal and joint mobilizations, fascial release, deep tissue massage, trigger point release and taping. Ian has a special interest in:
- Sports injuries
- Injury prevention and rehabilitation
- Postural correction
- Functional Movement Assessment and Correction
Catherine Cashman BSc MSc MISCP
Catherine graduated with a BSc in Physiotherapy from Northumbria University in Newcastle in 2010. Since then Catherine has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and skills as a Chartered Physiotherapist working in Private Practice, with International Sports Teams and specialising in Musculoskeletal injuries and rehabilitation. Catherine completed a MSc in Sports Physiotherapy in University College Dublin and graduated in 2015, her topic of research was low back pain and hip range of movement in amateur golfers.
Catherine has extensive clinical experience in sports and musculoskeletal injuries and womens health. She is an A.P.P.I (Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute) trained pilates instructor and has a keen interest in pre and post natal care. Catherine is a Mum of three young children and experienced a caesarean birth and 2 VBACs which has given her an insight into both pathways from a recovery and healing perspective.
Catherine has a passion for living a healthy and balanced lifestyle, she enjoys running, cycling, pilates, mindfulness and yoga. Her greatest achievements to date are her 3 children and completing two Marathons, Volleyball All Ireland Medals and representing Cork and Munster at Soccer.
Mark Beer trained as a neuromuscular therapist with the National Training College after retiring from the London Fire Brigade, where he served as a fire fighter for 30 years. Most recently he has received a Diploma in Strength & Conditioning at Setanta College, in order to be able to advise patients about appropriate exercise for maintaining musculoskeletal health. Mark is a member of the Association of Registered Complementary Health Therapists of Ireland (ARCHTI).
Mark has worked both in Ireland and in London, and has provided post event massage at events such as the London Marathon and the Sean Kelly Tour. He is an accomplished runner, competing regularly in the Dublin Marathon and in 50 mile and 100 mile marathons in the UK, as well as local events.