Sarah is an honours graduate of Physiotherapy from University College Dublin. After qualification, she spent time working in the acute hospital setting in Singapore before moving on to work in private practice in Melbourne, Australia.
Sarah has a special interest in rehabilitation of sports and musculoskeletal injuries through education, pain management and exercise.
Sarah has experience in a wide array of areas including; sports medicine, musculoskeletal injuries, Pilates, strength and conditioning, surgical ICU, geriatrics, medical rehabilitation and orthopaedics.
She has worked as Physiotherapist with club level hockey and rugby teams in Melbourne, as well as working at tournaments with Victorian state indoor hockey teams.
As physiotherapy is an ever evolving profession, Sarah believes continued professional development is key. She has completed post graduate courses in dry needling, pain education, pilates (APPI and DMA certified), strength and conditioning (Australian Strength and Conditioning Association Level 1 Coach), spinal physiotherapy, sports trauma, the shoulder, the knee and taping. Sarah is commencing a Masters of Sports and Exercise Medicine at the University of Ulster in September 2019.
Outside of work Sarah enjoys exercising for its physical and mental health benefits. A previous club hockey and tennis player, she has completed the Run Melbourne Half Marathon, The Ring of Clare 120km cycle, an 100km walk in 48 hours to fundraise for Pieta House and recently climbed Base Camp Everest. Sarah was also a team member of ‘Operation Walk’ 2019, an Irish charity which provided 100 pro bono joint replacements to patients in Hanoi, Vietnam.