Therapists

Maebhe Connolly: MISCP BSc Physio(Hons), MPhtySt(Manips)

Maebhe specialises in the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal conditions through manual therapy and specific exercise prescription.   She has extensive experience in the treatment of chronic neck pain, whiplash associated disorders and headaches.   Maebhe has also gained much experience in the treatment of women  s health problems including the management of incontinence, pregnancy related conditions and chronic pelvic pain.

Maebhe Graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a first class honours degree in physiotherapy in 1996.   Initially she worked in hospitals in Manchester and Dublin gaining experience in specialist areas of physiotherapy.

Maebhe was awarded a Masters of Musculoskeletal physiotherapy from the world renowned University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia in 2000.   She has worked in private practices in Wexford, Kildare and Dublin since 1999 before setting up Wicklow Physiotherapy Clinic in 2004.

Maebhe completed her membership exams of the Irish Society of Orthopaedic Medicine in 1999 and served on the committee for a number of years.   She was a member of the medical committee of the Special Olympics in 2003 when the games were held in Ireland and was responsible for the coordinating the care of the athletes given by over five hundred physiotherapists over the course of a week.

Jean Lewis: MISCP, BSc

Jean is a Chartered Physiotherapist with a special interest in Acupuncture/Dry Needling and Movement re-education. After completing a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacology in 2007 from University College Dublin, Jean worked briefly in Clinical Research before following her love of people and movement to the study of Physiotherapy at RCSI. Since graduating in 2012, Jean has lived in Vancouver and London where she has she gained valuable experience working in private practice. She is a registered member of the ISCP and CORU and a member of the CPWHC (Chartered Physios in Women’s Health) and CPMT (Chartered Physios in Manual Therapy) clinical interest groups.

Jean has completed postgraduate training in Anatomical Acupuncture, Clinical Pilates and JEMS Movement which are a main part of her assessment and treatment philosophy. In addition to this formal training, she has taken numerous courses from some of the world’s leading physiotherapists in shoulder rehabilitation, hip injuries, the prevention of running injuries and Women’s Health.

Jean enjoys educating people on how to understand, listen to and care for their bodies outside of the clinic. Jean’s clients vary in age and physical activity levels and she is comfortable treating a wide variety of issues from chronic pain to acute sports injuries.

Jean’s love of adventure has brought her from the peaks of Whistler to the London Underground and she has recently returned back home to Ireland to settle with her husband and two young children. When she’s not in the clinic, you can find her running around after her kids or stretching out on her Yoga mat.