Elizabeth Mulcahy (Chartered Physiotherapist)
Graduated with a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy from University of West of England, Bristol in 1997. She completed an MSc in Sports Medicine in Trinity College Dublin in 2002 and in 2003 obtained a Certificate in Orthopaedic & Manual Therapy from Curtain University in Perth, Australia. Elizabeth worked in the hospital setting and Dublin Spine & Sports Surgery Clinic before setting up South Tipperary Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic in 2002. Elizabeth is a trained Stott Pilates instructor and has a special interest in sports and spinal injuries, orthotics and deep dry needling. Elizabeth has many years of clinical experience working with sports teams and has travelled a lot in the past with Ireland’s elite rowers and hockey players. Her personal interests include horse riding and mountain running, and she successfully completed the Ballyhoura mountain marathon this year…27 miles up/down mountains in wind and rain!!
Ann Bates (Chartered Physiotherapist)
Graduated with a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy from Trinity College, Dublin in 1996. In 2000, she completed a Diploma in Manipulative Therapy from Auckland University, NZ. Ann qualified as an Acupuncturist in 2005 following a three-year course and subsequent work experience in Shuguang Hospital in Shanghai. Ann worked in different private practises in Ireland, UK, Carribean, Australia and NZ before joining South Tipperary Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic as a partner in 2002. In addition to the above qualifications, Ann has postgraduate training in Occupational health and ergonomics, orthotics and has a special interest in Acupuncture and nutrition. Ann also specializes in Womens Health and urinary incontinence. Ann has extensive experience working with sports teams including professional rugby in NZ and County level GAA in Kilkenny. Her personal interests include competitive sea swimming, triathlons and running. She is a member of the Kilkenny AC and Kilkenny Tri Club, has completed a half marathon and Dublin City marathon in 2016
Frances Mulcahy (Chartered Physiotherapist)
Graduated with a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy from University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff in 2002. She completed an MSc in Sports Physiotherapy from UCL, London in 2006 and PgC in Acupuncture in 2011 from University College Dublin. Frances has further postgraduate training in Orthotics and Occupational Health and is a qualified APPI Pilates instructor. Frances was awarded with CPSEM level 3 accreditation in sports physiotherapy due to her vast experience working with different high level sports teams. She is on the education committee for the specialist sports medicine interest group of the ISCP. She has been a partner at South Tipperary Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic since 2006 and has a special interest in sports and spinal injuries, orthotics, vertigo and vestibular rehabilitation. Frances has vast experience working with sports including GAA, rugby and hockey and has worked as physio to Munster development rugby teams U18-U20 since 2009. Her personal interests include horse riding and running. She is a member of the Clonmel AC and has twice completed the Dublin City marathon. She has also recently competed in triathlons and adventure races.
Grainne graduated from UCD in 2010 with a BSc in physiotherapy. She has primarily worked in the private practice setting since graduating in practises in Tralee, Naas and luckily South Tipp Physio Clinic as locum. She has vast experience in treating musculoskeletal conditions and is currently studying for a MSc in Sports Physiotherapy in UCD (2016-2018). She has completed post graduate courses in Biomechanics, Trigger point therapy, dry needling, hydrotherapy, Pilates and Chi running. Grainne is a keen runner and she is focusing on long distance at present. She recently complete a half marathon in 1.27-wow!! We are delighted that she has joined our team on a permanent basis.
Kenny has received a diploma in Sports Massage Therapy from Institute of Massage and Sports Therapy, and ITEC certified Sports massage therapist. Kenny is trained in Deep tissue, Remedial, Holistic and Sport massage
Kenny has a passion for sport and is no stranger to the roads of Tipperary. He began with athletics and he clocked up both County and provincial titles and national medals at Road and Cross Country. He also represented Ireland at Masters level. He progressed to competing in triathlons and duathlons and achieved podium age-group finishes in both disciplines. He represented Ireland in European and World Duathlon Championships. He also competed in the ITU World AG Triathlon Championship and has completed two Ironman competition, Ironman Austria and Ironman Copenhagen.
Kenny is currently certified as a Level 2 Triathlon coach, a Level 1 Cycling Ireland coach, a Level 1 Swim Ireland Swimming Instructor, and a Pool Lifeguard. He is also a Triathlon Ireland Technical Official.
Helena Cremmins (Receptionist)
Helena Cremmins has years of experience working as a receptionist following a background and qualifications in Accounting and practice software. Helena has been as asset to our team since 2011 and with her friendly smile puts all our patients at ease. You can be assured that Helena will have the answer to any queries you may have and help you find appointment times that suit you.
Theresa Coffey (Receptionist)