The Team 

Archview Physiotherapy Pain and Sports Injury Clinic has two branches located between Ranelagh and Dundrum. It opened it’s doors in 2008 and has expanded greatly to now offering not only physiotherapy treatments but also physical therapy, massage therapy, personal training and pilates classes.

We are open 7 days a week in our Ranelagh clinic where patients can avail of free parking.

Lynsey McGovern Bsc. (Physio), Chartered Physiotherapist

Lynsey graduated from University College Dublin in 2002. After graduating, Lynsey spent two years working in the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dun Laoghaire where she gained valuable experience in dealing with acute and chronic neurological and musculoskeletal injuries. In 2004 she ventured into the world of private practice. Here she gained experience in treating a wide range of conditions including back and neck pain, sports injuries, desk-work related injuries and headaches.  Lynsey has furthered her training in various manual therapy courses focusing on the spine such as the McKenzie method, dry needling, orthotic prescription and clinical pilates. From 2004-2006 she worked for Athletics Ireland covering games throughout Europe and Ireland for the Irish Junior and Senior Athletics Team. Lynsey was the Chief Physiotherapist for the Irish Ladies Women’s Tennis Open in 2005. In 2008 she opened Archview Physiotherapy Pain and Sports Injury Clinic in Dublin. Over the last few years the clinic has grown to a team of chartered physiotherapists, physical therapists, massage therapists, clinical Pilates instructors and personal trainers who treat patients with varying levels of sporting, musculoskeletal injuries and neurological complaints. Lynsey has a passion for dealing with complicated myofascial problems which can be associated with most musculoskeletal and neuromuscular injuries. Lynsey wrote an article on myofascial pain (muscle pain) and dry needling which was published in the Chronic Pain Association of Ireland newsletter in 2009. She has a very keen interest in treating headaches and migraines, back and neck pain, shoulder injuries, hip and knee pain, sporting injuries, repetitive strains, arthritic conditions, foot problems and neurological injuries e.g stroke.

Lynsey is committee member for the Chartered Physiotherapists in private practise (CPPP) within the ISCP and is also a member of the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Sports Partnership committee. She is dedicated as a healthcare professional in helping the protection of the titles ‘Physiotherapy’ and ‘Physical Therapy’ in Ireland. Lynsey divides her time between treating patients, managing Archview Physiotherapy and providing training programmes for junior and student physiotherapists. Lynsey takes clients on Wednesday & Fridays at our branch in Ranelagh. To book and appointment with Lynsey, please call 014913228.

Sarah Egan, Chartered Physiotherapist, CORU Reg No: PT030149

Sarah graduated from University College Dublin in 2016 with a MSc in Physiotherapy. Prior to this Sarah completed a BSc in Sports and Exercise Science at University of Limerick. Since graduating, Sarah has worked in multiple private practice settings gaining invaluable experience with a wide ranging patient caseload, with a particular interest in office ergonomics and women’s health. Sarah’s treatment approach focuses on using a combination of exercise based rehabilitation and manual therapy techniques, such as deep soft tissue massage, trigger point release and dry needling. Sarah is also a clinical pilates instructor and frequently incorporates pilates based exercises into her treatment plan where applicable. Sarah most recently worked as an Ergonomics Specialist in Google, where she was responsible for the management of the ergonomic program for Google sites throughout Europe, Middle-East and Africa (EMEA).

 Sarah is a keen sportswomen, playing soccer for Cabinteely Senior Ladies Football Club and mixed 5-aside with friends. She also has a love for rowing, achieving both national and international successes, and has previously represented Ireland for a number of years .

Gordon Treacy, Chartered Physiotherapist, CORU Reg No: PT035242

Gordon graduated with a first class honours degree in Physiotherapy from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2015. Gordon moved to Canada in 2016 where he worked with Seva Physiotherapy in Vancouver BC for two years. He is a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists as well as being registered with CORU and is a former registrant of the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia.

Gordon has completed the Kinetacore Functional Dry Needling Course and is a certified Dry Needling/Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) practitioner.

Gordon has a keen interest in running injuries and has completed further education in the field of running injury assessment, prevention and intervention.

As a keen endurance athlete, Gordon represented his alma mater at a varsity level in long distance athletics. He has completed both the Dublin and Boston Marathons. He is also a keen road cyclist, skier and swimmer.

Gordon’s sporting endeavours and experience in community care have been formative in developing his identity as a therapist. He is a firm believer in the combination of manual therapies and functional rehabilitation to optimize performance post injury, catering for people of all abilities. Gordon values educating patients on their injury, empowering them to complete a successful course of rehabilitation and providing strategies to prevent recurrent injury in those leading an active lifestyle.

James Connor, Chartered Physiotherapist, CORU Reg No: PT025633

James graduated from University of Limerick in 2017 with an Honour degree in Physiotherapy. Since then, James has spent nearly 2 years working as a physiotherapist in New Zealand, dealing with a wide variety of injuries and pain. He has also done some research in falls prevention in older adults. His treatment approach is a combination of manual therapy- including physio massage, dry needling, trigger point release and mobilisations of joint- along with exercise prescription and education, to help increase functional ability as efficiently as possible.  In particular, James has an interest in pain management, return to sport form injury and functional ability. 

 

James is a keen athlete and partakes in running, gymnastics and weight lifting. He has completed numerous road races, and is on the competitive gymnastics team at the Royal College of Surgeons where he is currently studying medicine. James is available in evenings and on weekends, to manage any issues you may have. Get in touch to book an appointment. 

Toni Teggin, Physical Therapist, CORU Reg No: PT028042

Toni joined the team in 2015 working for Archview Physiotherapy as one of our Physical Therapists. Toni has a BSc degree in Sports Management from UCD and has also completed BSc Applied Health Science with IPTAS. She has a keen interest in injury prevention and rehabilitation, understanding that muscle flexibility and conditioning are key to preventing injury.

Prior to graduating as a Physical Therapist, Toni worked in the fitness industry with over 10 years experience helping clients from a range of backgrounds. She brings this knowledge of exercise rehabilitation and training to her work in the clinic. In addition to her Physical Therapy sessions Toni also offers Dry Needling, Massage Therapy, Pilates and Personal Training sessions as well as 0-5km training.

Toni’s sporting background in athletics, swimming, camogie and kayaking has instilled a love of sports and staying active.

Máire Wall, Sports Therapist

Máire obtained her BSc Hons in Sports Therapy from Portobello Institute, Dublin in 2017. She is soon be qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist from Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

She has extensive experience with a wide range of athletes and the general population in private practice and multiple sports settings in the UK and Ireland. She is skilled in musculoskeletal and rehabilitative therapy, sports injuries and chronic pain. Máire’s treatment focuses on Exercise Prescription, Patient Education and Manual Handling techniques (Dry Needling, Deep Tissue Massage, Joint Mobilisations, PNF stretching, Cranial base massage, 1:1 personal training).

Máire believes the best way to prevent the recurrence of an injury, is the correct combination of exercise and manual therapy whilst incorporating the biopsychosocial approach. She not only focuses on the physical injury but the biological and the social factors which may hinder quick recovery.

Máire is registered with the Society of Sports Therapist (SST) and the Irish Massage Therapy Association (IMTA). Máire is an active student member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) and The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) in the UK.

Máire has a keen interest in the latest training techniques and developments in evidence-based practise. Máire is an avid competitor in adventure races and incorporates both Pilates and Yoga for her physical and mental wellbeing. Call us or book online to schedule an appointment with Máire.

Shannon Byrne, Sports Therapist (Final Year Student)

Shannon is currently studying her final year in Sports Therapy, she will graduate from Portebello Institute in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science degree. Shannon has previously studied Pre-University Physiotherapy in Colaiste Ide. She is working with Archview Physiotherapy as part of our intern programme and has already proved very popular with our massage clients.

Shannon’s treatment approach is focused on manual therapy techniques like deep tissue massage, trigger point release and more recently has started dry needling. She, like many other therapists, uses stretching and exercise as a part of her treatment approach to help aid recovery and prevent further injury.

She has a keen interests in muscle flexibility and strength as well as injury rehabilitation and prevention.

You can book in for a massage with Shannon on Monday’s , Wednesday’s or Saturday’s.

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