MISCP BSc Physio MPhysio (Sports Physio)
Karen is a passionate Sports Chartered Physiotherapist who graduated from University College Dublin in 2002. She worked in the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore before travelling to Melbourne Australia in 2004. She graduated with a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy from the University of Melbourne, coming top of the class. Since her return, Karen has worked in High Performance sport and private practice.
She was the Head Physiotherapist with Irish Hockey for 7 years 2005-2012, travelling worldwide with the Irish Senior Women’s Hockey Squad. In addition, she worked at the Irish Institute of Sport with the Irish Sports Council in 2011-2012 including a period with the High Performance Swim Squad based at University of Limerick.
She is an ISCP Accredited Level 3 (highest level) Sports Physiotherapist. She was the Chartered Physiotherapist with the Tipperary Senior Gaelic Football team from 2011- 2014. Karen was a member of the 2014 Tipperary GAA Player Welfare Committee. She now works with Cahir GAA.
Caroline O’ Connell
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, PG Dip Stats MISCP
Caroline O’ Connell graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2004. Caroline worked initially in Tallaght Hospital, Dublin while also teaching in Trinity and completing research throughout Europe in the area of stroke rehabilitation. She has a special interest in treating neurological conditions such as stroke, Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis.
Caroline has worked in private practice since 2007 treating a wide range of sporting and work related injuries. She has worked with a range of sports teams from rugby to tennis, along with athletes from joggers to Ironmen.
Caroline completed post graduate training in the UK in the area of Women’s Health and is a specialist in treating continence, prolapse and pelvic pain.