The impressive biographies speak for themselves ....
Elaine Ahern BSc, MISCP, MAPA
Practice principle - graduate of Trinity College 1996 1st class honours -20+ years experience working in Ireland and Australia- over 50 post graduate courses in musculoskeletal manual therapy techniques. Elaine established Sundrive Physio Clinic in 2000 with the mission statement of using "hands on" physio treatment to quickly resolve injuries. She is based mostly in her Cork clinic now but loves coming to Sundrive to see her regular clients.
Joanne Barrett MISCP, MCSP, MNZSPA graduate of Trinity College.Joanne is our most senior physio expert with 25+ yrs experience working in Ireland and New Zealand. She has completed post graduate courses in many countries in varied areas of physiotherapy recently including treatment of back and neck pain, foot & hip and pregnancy related pelvis pain. Joanne is a keen golfer which greatly assists her in the speedy resolution of all golf injuries and arthritic/rheumatology related pain.
Fiona Byrne BSc, MISCPFiona is an honours graduate from UCD with a BSc in physiotherapy and post graduate qualifications in both DMA Clinical Pilates (Australia) and certification in Dry Needling (Singapore) and Sports Massage (Ireland) making her an expert in multiple areas of physiotherapy & pilates.Fiona joined the Sundrive Physiotherapy team in 2016 after 5 years of extensive experience in Singapore where she first worked in a major teaching hospital before moving to work in a private physiotherapy clinic. In private practice Fiona had a varied caseload of musculoskeletal injuries including treatment of back/neck pain, peripheral joints, sports injuries. She also had the role of Singapore Physiotherapy Association Clinical Supervisor.Fiona believes that using manual therapy “hands on “ approach together with her pilates expertise generates the most efficient and effective recovery for clients. We are delighted to annonnce that we have a reformeron site and that Fiona can offer 1:1 reformer pilates tutition at Sundrive Physio Clinic. Medics and athletes worldwide affirm the positive effect of pilates in the longterm rehabilitation of injuries. Fiona has a keen interest in all spinal and sports injury rehabilitation having worked not only with sporting teams but also with those that sit at desks , mothers, fathers, teenagers and all genres who present with back pain that she is passionate about resolving throught her techniques as a chartered physio and a reformer pilates expert.
Sarah DoyleBSc, MSc, MISCP, ARTC.Sarah is a valued expert chartered physio member of the Sundrive team with a double first class honours qualifications - BSc in Athletic Therapy and Training (DCU) and an MSc in Physiotherapy (UCD). She also received awards for academic excellence in both institutions. She has further training in dry needling, exercise rehabilitation and orthotic prescription. Sarah attends regular courses and conferences to keep her skill set and knowledge base up to date. Sarah is an accomplished athlete and has won several national medals in Athletics. This gives her a unique insight into injury and its treatment form the perspective of botht the athlete and physio. She excels in her management of all sportspeople in GAA, Athletics and Basketball. She was selected as senior Athletic Therapist for Ireland, England and Greece in the European Police Basketball Championships in 2011. Sarah specialises in the prevention, acute care, assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and re-conditioning of all neuro-musculoskeletal injuries. She takes pride in her thorough manual therapy approach to work and achieving patient specific treatment goals. Her other areas of interest include back and neck pain, whiplash related disorders and neurological rehabilitation.
Headaches / Migraines
Disc related lower back pain.
Post surgery rehab
e.g Disc surgery
Work related injuries
Whiplash related pain and immobility
Jaw pain (TMJ)
Foot & Ankle - stiffness & pain
Pregnancy related pain e.g
Symphsis pubis dysfunction
Post pregnancy e.g bachache, pelvis.
Breastfeeding (blocked ducts)
Plantar fascitis and tendonitis
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