OUR TEAM

KIERA BROWN

B.Sc. Physiotherapy, Higher Diploma Acupuncture, MISCP Certified Body Control Pilates Instructor

Kiera is a Chartered Physiotherapist with a special interest in Acupuncture, Movement Re-education to improve performance, Chronic Pain and Wellness.

Having graduated in 1998, with a BSc(Hons) in Physiotherapy at the University of Ulster, Kiera spent a few years in a hospital setting before moving into Private Practice in 2000.

Kiera is very passionate about physiotherapy and helping people reach their full potential, whether that is teaching people to move without pain or in preparation for endurance races.

Kiera has had the privilege of training in Acupuncture, under the direction of Mary Pender and graduated from UCD 2002 and then further training with world-renowned experts Dr Tan’s (Balancing method) and John Tindall in London.

She has always loved teaching movement. Initially, she trained in London in 2004, with Body Control Pilates. In 2019, Kiera trained with Joanne Elphinston with the JEMS movement and the results are amazing.

During her time off, Kiera is now focusing on cycling. Having had the privilege of running the New York and Dublin Marathon, she now prefers 10 km leaving the longer distances for the bike!

Kiera is a member of the ISCP

SEAN CLARKE

BSc. Physiotherapy, MISCP Chartered Physiotherapist, Pilates Instructor

Sean graduated from UCD with a BSc in Physiotherapy and is a fully registered chartered physiotherapist. Sean has gained valuable knowledge from working in the UK and Australia, as well as Ireland.

Sean is passionate about musculoskeletal physiotherapy and the rehabilitation of sports injuries. He has a special interest in adolescent knee pain, having presented literature reviews on adolescent knee pain at conferences in Liverpool and Geneva. He also has a particular interest in CrossFit & weightlifting injuries, as he is a regular participant in these exercise disciplines.

Sean has developed his treatment approaches by undertaking numerous courses; including dry needling, orthotic prescription, myofascial techniques, and strength and conditioning, among others. He has also established and delivered bone strengthening and pilates classes. Sean is particularly interested in working with clients to help them discover the cause of the symptoms, as well as treating the painful area.

Sean has a real passion for physiotherapy and commits to giving the best to his clients, either to the sedentary individual or to the elite athlete, providing them with the most effective rehabilitation program to get them back to their highest level of functional and physical fitness. Sean is a big believer in providing hands-on treatment and manual therapy to facilitate the patient’s recovery, along with giving the client a specific and personalised home exercise programme to maintain the benefits of manual therapy.

LORRAINE BYRNE

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, MISCP Member of specialist interest group Chartered Physiotherapists in Paediatrics (CPP)

Lorraine qualified from UCD in 1996 and  has extensive Paediatric (Children) experience at home, in the UK and Australia. As well as treating children with sports injuries and pain, Lorraine’s specialist area is treating children with delayed development, neurological problems and genetic disorders.

Initially, Lorraine worked in the larger teaching hospitals such as Aintree NHS Trust, Alder Hey Childrens’ Hospital and Birmingham Childrens’ Hospital, in Child Health in the Adelaide & Meath incorporating the National Childrens’ Hospital, Tallaght.

For the last 10 years Lorraine has been working in the area of Community Paediatrics as well as being a member of an Early Intervention team.  Within the area of Paediatrics I have many years of experience in treating conditions such as torticollis, plagiocephaly, positional talipes, flat feet, intoeing/outtoeing, developmental delay as well as sports injuries and joint/muscle pain in children.

I also have experience of treating children with dyspraxia and autism. I have a specialised interest in joint hypermobility.

During her spare time she enjoys Zumba and Yoga Barre.

AISLING TULLY

Practice Manager

Our reception is open from 8.30am to 6pm, Monday to Friday if you would like to book or reschedule an appointment.

Aisling is our practice manager. She looks after accounts, billing, payments and receipts. Aisling works Monday, Tuesday & Friday from 9.30- 12.30. If you have any queries, please email Aisling on info@physioextra.ie and she will follow up with you by email or in person as appropriate.

For more information on Pilates classes, please email info@physioextra.ie.