Cahir Physiotherapy Clinic is one of Tipperary’s leading physiotherapy and sports injuries clinics. Established in 2008, we are now a team of three experienced and highly skilled Chartered Physiotherapists, passionate about getting you really better!

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Karen Coughlan

MISCP BSc Physio MPhysio (Sports Physio)

Karen is a passionate Sports Chartered Physiotherapist who graduated from University College Dublin in 2002. She worked in the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore before travelling to Melbourne Australia in 2004. She graduated with a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy from the University of Melbourne, coming top of the class. Since her return, Karen has worked in High Performance sport and private practice.

She was the Head Physiotherapist with Irish Hockey for 7 years 2005-2012, travelling worldwide with the Irish Senior Women’s Hockey Squad. In addition, she worked at the Irish Institute of Sport with the Irish Sports Council in 2011-2012 including a period with the High Performance Swim Squad based at University of Limerick.

She is an ISCP Accredited Level 3 (highest level) Sports Physiotherapist. She was the Chartered Physiotherapist with the Tipperary Senior Gaelic Football team from 2011- 2014. Karen was a member of the 2014 Tipperary GAA Player Welfare Committee. She now works with Cahir GAA.

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Caroline O’ Connell

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, PG Dip Stats MISCP

Caroline O’ Connell graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2004. Caroline worked initially in Tallaght Hospital, Dublin while also teaching in Trinity and completing research throughout Europe in the area of stroke rehabilitation. She has a special interest in treating neurological conditions such as stroke, Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis.

Caroline has worked in private practice since 2007 treating a wide range of sporting and work related injuries. She has worked with a range of sports teams from rugby to tennis, along with athletes from joggers to Ironmen.

Caroline completed post graduate training in the UK in the area of Women’s Health and is a specialist in treating continence, prolapse and pelvic pain.

David Buck

BSc Physio BSc Sports and Social MSc Advanced Clinical Practice MISCP CORU Registered Physiotherapist

David has a wealth of experience in both sports physiotherapy and the NHS. He graduated from Loughborough University with a Sports and Social Science degree and followed that with a First Class degree in Physiotherapy at York St. John University. David was selected for the Advanced Clinical Practice Masters Apprenticeship with Higher Education England and was a awarded a Distinction. David has 15 years clinical experience in musculoskeletal physiotherapy in public (NHS) and private practice and has a passion for client- centred care. David is an expert in orthopaedic management of osteoarthritis. He has extensive expertise in sports injury rehabilitation.
David is a keen runner and cyclist and anything outdoors!

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Sports Injuries

We are passionate about keeping you active. Whatever level, you play at you can be assured of the best up-to-date care for your injury to get you back to the court, pitch, or fairways as soon as possible.

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Post- Surgery Rehabilitation

At Cahir Physiotherapy we see and treat patients following surgery on a daily basis. We can assess you and guide you to do your exercises really well to maximise your recovery.

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Clinical Pilates

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Personal Sessions

Our team work with individuals and sports groups including the Cahir GAA club. We not only help with injury rehabilitation, but with preventative pro-active care programs for our clients

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Group Sessions

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Personalised Plan

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