Sarah completed her Bachelors of Physiotherapy in University College Dublin. After qualification, she spent time working in the acute hospital setting in Singapore before moving on to work in private practice in Melbourne, Australia and Dublin. Sarah has a special interest in the rehabilitation of sports and musculoskeletal injuries through education, pain management and exercise. Her main clinical areas of interest include hip and knee rehabilitation.
Sarah has experience in a wide array of areas including; sports medicine, private practice, Pilates, strength and conditioning, surgical ICU, geriatrics, medical rehabilitation and orthopaedics. She has worked with club level hockey and rugby teams in Melbourne, Australia, as well as with the Victorian state indoor hockey team. She is currently head physiotherapist at Monkstown Rugby Club.
As physiotherapy is an ever evolving profession, Sarah believes continued professional development is key. She is currently completing her Masters in Sports and Exercise Medicine at University of Ulster (2019-2021). She has completed post graduate courses in dry needling, pain education, pilates (APPI and DMA certified), strength and conditioning (Australian Strength and Conditioning Association Level 1 Coach), spinal physiotherapy, sports trauma, the shoulder, the knee and taping.
Outside of work Sarah enjoys exercising for its physical and mental health benefits. A previous club hockey and tennis player, she has completed the Run Melbourne Half Marathon and has climbed Base Camp Everest. Sarah was also a team member of 'Operation Walk' 2019, an Irish charity which provided 100 pro bono joint replacements to patients in Hanoi, Vietnam.