Currently completing Masters Sports Physiotherapy (Bath University)
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (University of Liverpool)
Certificate of Health and Physiology, with Honours (Carlow Institute of Technology)
Clinical Pilates Instructor (APPI)
Yoga Alliance Approved Teacher Training (Yandarra Yoga Institute)
Claire consults from the Essendon and North Melbourne clinics.
Claire Mc Guinness is a physiotherapist who joined Melbourne Sports Physiotherapy in 2016. Claire graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2004, and is currently completing a Masters of Sports Physiotherapy via Bath University. Claire has extensive experience in sports & musculoskeletal physiotherapy. She has worked across multiple settings across Ireland & Australia gaining experience in amateur & semi professional sports, predominantly in GAA & Australian Rules Football.
Claire utilises the latest, evidence based and up to date assessment and treatment methods to ensure her patient's injuries are correctly diagnosed. She is able to provide treatments via manual therapy, dry needling & individualised exercises to ensure the cause of a patient's symptoms are resolved and cured. Completing her Master in Sports Physiotherapy, allows great access to the latest treatment evidence, ensuring her patients and athletes are fully fit for a return to work, sport and everyday life activities.
She uses her background in yoga, pilates & strength training to provide the best rehabilitation programme to suit each patient's individual needs.
Claire's special interests include:
Lower back pain
Treatment of headaches, migraines & post concussion syndrome using the watson headache approach
Shoulder impingement and rotator cuff dysfunction
Acute ankle injuries
Outside of physiotherapy, Claire loves her surfing, travelling, cooking, practising yoga and reading.