|Mairead O’Riordan M.Sc. - (Physio), M.C.S.P., M.I.S.C.P. (1980)|
PRACTICE PRINCIPAL TherapyXperts Maynooth
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A TCD Chartered Physiotherapy graduate, Mairead commenced work at The National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dun Laoghaire back in the early 1980’s, moving on to St. Vincent’s Private Hospital, Dublin a year later to concentrate on Outpatient physiotherapy. In the late 1980 opportunities arose which took her away from clinical physiotherapy for several years, but the pull of patients, coupled with a love of learning and teaching saw her become TCD’s Senior Clinical Teacher in Outpatients at the School of Physiotherapy for most of the 1990’s. She commenced a small private practice in Maynooth in 1992, then known as Mairead O’Riordan & Associates, later renamed as TherapyXperts Maynooth in 2007.
Involved in teaching manual therapy skills while employed in T.C.D, and deeply committed to continuing professional education, she completed a M.Sc. (Physiotherapy) at Trinity College in 1996-8, specialising in Manual Therapy. Her MSc Research thesis investigated reliability and validity of clinical testing for neck muscle dysfunction. With close to 30 years experience in the assessment and treatment of orthopaedics, musculoskeletal presentations and sports injuries, her specialised Xpertise and further study relate particularly to