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 displaced 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.

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.

Shannon Byrne, Sports Therapist, IMTA Reg No: 2075

Shannon graduated from Portobello Institute in July 2020 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Therapy. Shannon has previously studied Pre-University Physiotherapy in Colaiste Ide. She was working with Archview Physiotherapy as part of our intern programme since April 2019 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.

To book a deep tissue massage, head neck shoulder massage or massage with dry needling to help improve your flexibility and prevent injuries, please call 014913228 or book online via our website. Shannon is taking appointments on Tuesdays.

Jake Nalepa, IMTA Massage Therapist & Personal Trainer

Jake Nalepa joined the Archview Clinic team in September 2020. He is an ITEC trained massage therapist (2017) dry needling practitioner (2019) and a personal trainer with over eight years’ experience in nutrition, fitness, strength and conditioning.

He is currently in his 2nd year of Sports Therapy with Portobello Institute, ultimately aiming to finish his Masters in Physiotherapy.

Over the last 4 years, Jake has worked as a massage therapist, strength and conditioning coach to professional tennis players on the ATP circuit; that included world no. 1s, Asian Games winners, Grand Slam Champions and Olympians. Jake has a huge passion for improving his patient’s flexibility, strength and condition, fitness and wellness.

Jake will be providing the following services at Archview Physiotherapy Clinic, Ranelagh:

  • Massage Therapy (sports, deep tissue, myofascial massage and holistic)
  • Massage Therapy with Dry Needling
  • Personal Training

Jake will tailor your massage to your specific needs. If you feel aches and pains or general stiffness and would like to improve your overall flexibility and/or training, Jake can help!

If you wish to book an appointment with Jake, please call reception on 014913228 or book online via our booking system.

Christopher Downey

Christoper Downey, Sports Therapist, IMTA Registered

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.

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.

Valéria Maia, Massage Therapist

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.