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, sports therapy, massage therapy, personal training and Pilates.

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

Due to COVID-19, we have some additional policies for in-clinic treatment which are displayed on the home page of our website. Please read before booking an appointment to attend the clinic.

If you are cocooning or wish to avail of our online services this can be also be arranged. Please contact the clinic to avail of this service. Phone consultations €25 and video consultations €40 (with selected therapists only)

Lynsey McGovern Bsc. (Physio), Chartered Physiotherapist & Managing Director or Archview Clinic

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 few years the clinic has grown to a team of chartered physiotherapists, physical therapists, sports 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 was a committee member for the Chartered Physiotherapists in private practise (CPPP) within the ISCP from 2012-2013 and also a member of the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Sports Partnership committee from 2014-2019. She was dedicated as a healthcare professional in helping to gain protection of the titles ‘Physiotherapy’ and ‘Physical Therapy’ in Ireland, which are now both protected titles and regulated under the newly established CORU board. Lynsey divides her time between treating patients, managing Archview Physiotherapy and providing training programmes for junior and student physiotherapists.

Lynsey is a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapist, the Chartered Physiotherapists in Private Practice and is also CORU regulated.

To book an appointment with Lynsey, please call 014913228 or book online via our website.

Edwina Lynn, Chartered Physiotherapist, CORU Reg No: PT037471

Edwina graduated from the University of East Anglia in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiotherapy. Since then she has worked in a number of locations including Ireland, the UK, Indonesia and Switzerland working both within the public and the private sector.  Edwina was working full-time in a private practice over the last three years in the UK before returning home to Ireland to join the Archview physiotherapy team in June 2020.

Edwina has a keen interest in sports injuries having experience working with a variety of sports people from elite competitive skiers in Switzerland to recreational surfers in Indonesia. Edwina has particular interest in shoulder, hip and groin related pain and injuries and has completed additional post graduate training in these areas. Edwina has a clinical interest also in the treatment of headaches and migraine cases.

Edwina is also very interested in postural related pain, desk ergonomics, chronic neck and back problems, joint and muscle dysfunctions. Edwina has years of manual therapy experience in private practice and is a strong advocate for the use of dry needling therapy for the treatment of chronic pain and stiffness. Edwina is a also a trained Pilates instructor.

Edwina is a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapist, the Chartered Physiotherapists in Private Practice and is also CORU regulated.

If you would like to book an appointment with Edwina, please call 014913228 or book online via our website.

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Danielle Moran, Chartered Physiotherapist, CORU Reg No: PT36804

Danielle graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2013 with a B.Sc(Hons) in Physiotherapy. Since then her Physiotherapy career has taken her on an exciting adventure around the world. Danielle initially worked in a public hospital in Singapore, gaining a breadth of experience in Orthopaedics, Neurology and Cardiopulmonary. Danielle then progressed to specialise in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. This has taken her to work in the French alps with snow sport injuries and most recently to the U.S. and Canada to work with acrobatic artists as a Physiotherapist with Cirque Du Soleil.

Danielle has worked extensively with a variety of sports such as rugby, gaelic, soccer and dragon boat teams. Her highlight has been the opportunity to work as the Team Physiotherapist for the Singapore National Women’s Rugby team.

Danielle has continued her postgraduate development with courses in dry needling, manual therapy and Women’s Health. Danielle is a qualified Stott Pilates and YTT-200 Yoga teacher and loves to use these forms of movement for both her clients and herself.

Along with sports injuries, Danielle has a keen interest in ergonomic assessment and biomechanical analysis. Her passion lies in addressing the root of her client’s problem and using her skills to create lasting change.

If you would like to book an appointment with Danielle, please call 014913228 or book online via our website.

Sophie Doyle, Chartered Physiotherapist, CORU Reg NO: PT045163

Sophie graduated from University College Dublin in 2012 with a BSc Hons in Physiotherapy. She is registered with CORU, as well as being a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists and special interest group; Charted Physiotherapists in Private Practice.

Sophie specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, sports-related injuries, post-surgical cases and chronic pain disorders. She enjoys treating sports related knee and shoulder dysfunctions, as well as neck and low back pain.

Sophie is a firm believer in the need for a thorough examination, in order to get to the root of a patient’s problem, and provide targeted evidence based rehab. She uses a mixed treatment approach; incorporating manual therapy, exercise, and education, to provide long lasting pain relief to her patients.

Sophie has also gained extensive international experience; first working in inpatient orthopaedics at one of Singapore’s largest hospitals. Here she developed in-depth knowledge in the management of a wide range of post-operative conditions; including spinal, shoulder, hip, knee, and ankle surgeries.

Sophie then spent 5 years gaining invaluable experience in Singapore’s busy private practice setting. During this time she also worked with Singapore’s professional soccer players, and was part of the rehab team for the Singapore Rugby World 7’s in 2017 and 2018.

Sophie is committed to staying up to date in the latest clinical research and is continually advancing her skills set through post-graduate training in areas such as; exercise therapy, advanced manual therapy techniques, chronic pain management and dry needling.

Sophie is a dedicated and passionate physiotherapist and is a strong believer in empowering others to move better and lead healthy and pain-free lives.

If you would like to book an appointment with Sophie, please call 014913228 or book online via our website.

Eileen Gonzalez Merrick, Massage Therapist, IMTA Registered

Eileen joined the Archview team as a Massage Therapist in 2020. Eileen graduated from the Univerdidad Arturo Michelena, Venezuela in 2008. She spent 3 years working as a Senior Physiotherapist at the Cerebral Palsy Association, where she gained valuable experience in Neuromuscular Rehabilitation. In 2011 Eileen moved to Ireland, where she has been working as a massage therapist, while she organises recognition of her physiotherapy degree in Ireland.

Eileen has continued adding to her skill set; graduating as a massage therapist from the Institute of Physical Therapy and Applied Science in Dublin in 2015. She went on to gain her dry needling certificate in 2016.

Eileen draws on all her previous learning and experience to combine manual therapy into her massage treatments, using all the tools she has learned in her career she offers a comprehensive therapeutic, deep tissue, myofascial and pregnancy massage.

Eileen has a keen interest in musculoskeletal injuries, neck pain, shoulder and hip problems. She also specialises in postural dysfunction, sports injuries, ergonomics and pain associated with pregnancy.

Eileen is a member of the Irish Massage Therapy Association (IMTA), the Spanish Association of Physiotherapists (AEFI). She is in the process of becoming a member of the Irish Society Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP).

To book an appointment with Eileen please call 014913228 or book online via our website.

Toni Teggin, Physical Therapist, CORU Reg No: PT028042 & Clinical Manager of Archview Clinic. 

Toni joined the team in 2015 working for Archview Physiotherapy as one of our leading Physical Therapists. Toni graduated from UCD in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management and In 2013, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Health Science from the Institute of Physical Therapy and Applied Science (IPTAS). She has a keen interest in injury prevention and rehabilitation, sports injuries, postural dysfunction and headaches, back and neck pain and chronic muscle tightness. She understands that muscle flexibility and conditioning are key to preventing injuries and pain.

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.

If you would like to book an appointment with Toni, please call 014913228 or book online via our website.

Christopher Downey

Christoper Downey, Sports Therapist, IMTA Reg No: 2133

Christopher Downey graduated from Portobello Institute in July 2020 with a Bachelor of Science degree (hons) in Sports Therapy. Christopher is member of both the Massage Therapy Association and Society of Sports Therapists. Christopher has a vast amount of experience working with athletes through many different sports  such as Rugby, Hurling, GAA Football and Triathlon.

Christopher has treated a large range of patients with issues ranging from postural dysfunction to sporting injuries. Christopher uses a variety of techniques to ensure his patients reach satisfying results. Christopher is also a trained dry needling practitioner.

To book a massage or sports therapy assessment/treatment with Christopher, please call 014913228 or book online via our website. Christopher is available Sunday to Thursdays.

Verena Zapka, Physical Therapist, CORU Reg No:PT040255

Verena is a CORU registered (state registered) Physical Therapist who graduated in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Health Science from the Institute of Physical Therapy and Applied Science (IPTAS). She studied and qualified as a Physical Therapist while working full-time as a business analyst. We are delighted to have Verena join our team where she works both as a physical therapist and massage therapist.

Verena has a huge passion for exercise and physical well-being. She loves Yoga and Pilates and brings much of her experience into her treatment approach. Verena is also certified in in dry needling as well as Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT). She has completed her Level 1 in NKT.

NKT follows a unique protocol to identify muscle imbalances and faulty movement patterns. This unique approach to injury and pain management utilises specific treatment and corrective exercise techniques to reprogram faulty movement patterns.

Verena has a special interest in treating muscle pain and stiffness, poor posture and sports injuries.

Verena works Fridays and Saturdays. You can book an appointment online with Verena or call the clinic on 014913228.

Mark Taylor, Physical Therapist, CORU Reg No:PT040315

Mark is a CORU Registered Physical Therapist and Massage Therapist. Mark graduated from The Institute of Physical Therapy and Applied Science in 2019 gaining a Bachelors Degree in Applied Sciences with Physical Therapy. Mark is registered as a Physical Therapist with CORU and is also a member of the Irish Association of Physical Therapists ( IAPT)

Mark has a passion for outdoor sports, particularly rock-climbing and sailing. In 2012 Mark started at the Kinsale College of Further Eduction, studying Outdoor Education and Sports. Here he gained his Senior Sailing Instructor qualification as well as Outdoor Rock-Climbing Instructor and Indoor Lead Climbing Award. After this Mark worked in various outdoor adventure centres around the country, before returning to study Physical Therapy. Mark brings his knowledge of various adventure sports into the clinic.

Mark works as a massage therapist and physical therapist assisting in the physiotherapy treatment of various injuries and pain. To book an appointment with Mark, please call 014913228 or you can book online via our website.

Valéria Maia, Holistic Massage Thearpist, Registered with the ANMPT

Valéria joined the team at Archview in 2020 offering holistic massage therapies. Valéria started her career in 2009 in Thailand taking a massage course. On arriving in Ireland she continued her education qualifying as a Massage Therapist with the National Training Centre and as a Beauty Therapist. Valéria has continued to update her knowledge through continuing professional development earning qualifications in pregnancy massage, Indian head massage and aromatherapy among others.

Valéria is passionate about a healthy lifestyle, she believes in applying a holistic approach to our general health by utilising the basic principles of heathy eating, drinking plenty of water, taking fresh air, walking, mediation and massage.

Valéria combines her passion for a truly holistic approach with her training and knowledge to offer a comprehensive holistic and relaxing experience.

If you would like to book an appointment with Valéria, please call 014913228 or book online via our website.