MSc (Sports Med), BSc (Physiotherapy), MISCP
Certified STOTT Pilates Instructor
Jenny Branigan is a graduate of physiotherapy from UCD (2000) and achieved 1st Class Honours in her Masters in Sports Medicine from Trinity College Dublin in 2002. Jenny received a Graduate Certificate in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy from Curtin University in Perth, Australia (2005). Jenny was awarded her Level 3 Accreditation in Sports Physiotherapy from the ISCP in 2010 in recognition of her high level of postgraduate education and experience in this area. Jenny is also a qualified STOTT Pilates Instructor (2007) and trained in the use of Dry Needling.
Jenny has worked with the FAI since 2006 and is the team physiotherapist to the Women's National Team. Jenny has appeared as the regular Physiotherapist on the Mooney Show on RTE Radio 1 since 2008, discussing common injuries. She has also featured regularly in other media with articles printed in the national papers and popular running and maternity magazines. Jenny is the physiotherapy expert on www.runireland.com and for www.MummyPages.ie
Jenny has extensive experience in sports physiotherapy, with the FAI, and as Club Physiotherapist with the Trinity College Rugby (DUFC) Senior team in the AIL for 5 years. She also spent several years as team physiotherapist with hockey teams at Collegiate, Interprovincial and International level.
As Chairperson of the Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine special interest group (CPSEM), Jenny was one of the founders of the ISCP's Official Accreditation in Sports Physiotherapy.