Power Physiotherapy was founded with a simple mission;
“to show the people in the locality what a chartered physiotherapist can offer. To give science and evidence based professional treatments to best serve the patient and allow them a safe return to full function efficiently, without causing unnecessary discomfort.
William is a native of Carlow and comes from a sporting background, with Gaelic football being his first love. He played with Carlow from a young age right up to senior level. In 2005 he broke his leg against Offaly in the senior championship and it was this that led him to become a physiotherapist.
William has undertaken a number of post graduate courses to further his knowledge, keeping up to date with all the latest literature, allowing him to make the correct and best clinical decisions for the benefit of the patient. The courses undertaken by him are listed below:
- Kinesio tapingSeptember 2010
- Sports Trauma ManagementDecember 2010
- Manual concepts (certificate in Spinal manual Therapy)January-April 2011
- The shoulder steps to successful treatmentApril 2011
- Understanding shoulder instabilityApril 2011
- The problem solving ankleMay 2011
- Injuries of the hip and groinMay 2011
- Acupuncture (ACCP)June-Sept 2011
- The Aetiology and management for rotator cuff diseaseNovember 2011
- GAA medical conference ACL symposiumDecember 2011
- PPL introduction to biomechanicsMarch 2012
- PPL Intermediate biomechanicsMarch 2012
- DMA clinical PilatesMarch 2012
- Lumbo pelvic motor controlApril 2012
- Hip and Groin symposiumJune 2012
- DMA Clinical PilatesJune 2013
Sinéad is a Chartered Physiotherapist with a BSc degree from University College Dublin. She has gained experience in a wide variety of areas; from the rehabilitation of amputees in the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dun Laoghaire, to working with sports teams. Sinéad has extensive experience working with older adults, and has recently completed a Masters degree in Neurology and Gerontology from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, specialising in neurological disorders and care of the elderly. She has a passion for the promotion of active ageing; helping clients to maintain their independence and enjoy a good quality of life into retirement.
Sinéad has completed courses in Women's health and has experience treating women with pain during and after pregnancy, and in the treatment of female incontinence; a common problem both following pregnancy and in older age.
Sinéad has also gained extensive experience working with musculoskeletal injuries, and enjoys partaking in continuous professional development to further her learning, completing courses in Spinal Manual Therapy, Shoulder Rehabilitation, Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy, Dry Needling, Sports Traumatology, and Foot Biomechanics and Orthotics Prescription.
Sinéad enjoys working with clients towards achieving their own personal goals, at whatever level these may be.
Aidan O'Dowd, a native to Kilkenny, joined the team here at Power Physiotherapy in June 2015. Aidan studied physiotherapy in UCD and has since progressed his career through continually achieving further qualifications. Since graduating Aidan has achieved certificates in Spinal Manual Therapy, Orthotic Assessment & Prescription, Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers & Sports Traumatology.
As an undergraduate in UCD, Aidan carried out placements in St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin, Naas General Hospital, Kilkenny Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic, DBC in UCD, Sacred Heart Hospital, Carlow & Enable Ireland, Kilkenny. The accumulation of these placements, along with his degree in Physiotherapy allowed Aidan to become a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapist's.
Aidan is passionate about physiotherapy, incorporating injury prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation, to the broad spectrum of clients we see here at Power Physiotherapy.
He has had previous experience with international and professional athletes, whilst treating patients in a private practice in Dublin and working with some of the Kilkenny underage and intermediate hurling teams. In the past year Aidan has worked with the New York rugby 7's team.
Aidan has worked in Paediatrics, gaining experience working with the children in Enable Ireland.
Other areas of interest include Care of the Elderly and Respiratory physiotherapy, Aidan has spent the past 18 months leading physiotherapy treatment in Sonas, Glendale Nursing Home.
Eamie is a chartered physiotherapist with a background in sport medicine. She completed a BSc degree in Sports rehabilitation and Athletic therapy and continued her studies in Teesside University in the UK achieving an MSc in Physiotherapy. While in the UK she had the opportunity to work in paediatrics, neuro rehabilitation, and intensive care.
Eamie has extensive sports medicine experience spending time in America in both Stanford University, California and St Josephs University Pennsylvania.
Eamie is a qualified dry needling practitioner, Pilate’s instructor, and orthotic prescriber with a particular interest in foot biomechanics and paediatrics. Last year she published a research paper on an online physiotherapy journal discussing diabetes and amputees.
Mostly recently Eamie has worked alongside the Old Leighlin senior football team during the 2016 county championship.