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 is a physiotherapist with a special interest in sports physiotherapy, with extensive experience working in sports medicine and private practice, since graduating with the University of Liverpool in 2004. She has worked across multiple settings across Ireland & Australia gaining experience in amateur & semi professional sports, in GAA & Australian Rules Football. She is currently physiotherapist with Melbourne University's rugby union team and also working with gymnastics Victoria.
Claire utilises the latest, evidence based 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 fully resolved. 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 program to suit each patient's individual needs.
Claire's special interests include:
ACL tears treatment and prevention
Hamstring muscle tears
Hip and groin pain
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, practicing yoga and reading.