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Physiotherapy is a science-based medical profession and takes a ‘whole person’ approach to health and wellbeing which includes the patient’s general lifestyle.

Physiotherapists help people affected by injury, illness and disability with the goal to restore pain-free movement and improve function.

Elmwood Physiotherapy Clinic was established in 2010. We are dedicated to providing first class clinical assessment, effective treatment and client centred care in all aspects of physical health and well-being.

Physiotherapy services are provided by Diarmuid Horgan, a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (MISCP). Diarmuid graduated with a Honours BSc. of Physiotherapy at the University of Limerick in 2009. He followed this with further qualifications in Musculoskeletal Therapy and MSc. in Advanced Healthcare Practice.

Diarmuid has operated as a physiotherapist across a wide spectrum of healthcare services in hospital, community and sports settings, as well as in business and occupational health. While working in all aspects of healthcare and with persons of all ages, it has afforded Diarmuid a great appreciation for holistic and personalised care.

Diarmuid has been lead physiotherapist to the Clare Senior Hurling Team from 2010 to 2014 and worked with Clare GAA on player development from minor, U21 and senior level. He has worked with several GAA and rugby clubs, as well as individual athletes from various sporting abilities and disciplines.

Areas of special interest include:

- Treatment of pain
- Biomechanical assessment
- Sports athlete development
- Healthcare technology
- Healthy ageing
- Rehabilitation

The physiotherapy clinic is located on the 2nd floor of the medical centre. Access is available by lift and stairs.

Contact Name

Diarmuid Horgan 021 4893255

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Services at Elmwood Physiotherapy

Healthy Ageing; management of arthritis, balance rehabilitation, falls prevention, osteoporosis care, fatigue management strategies, active lifestyle management with diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure and weight treatment.

Sports Performance Medicine; injury rehabilitation, biomechanical assessment, injury prevention programmes, athletic development, fitness monitoring, personalised performance programmes.

Musculoskeletal/Orthopaedic; back injury, whiplash injury, muscle strain, ligament sprain and tendon injury, overuse injury, nerve pain, post-surgical rehabilitation (joint replacements).

Pain conditions; Chronic pain syndrome, headaches (migraine/cervicogenic/tension), nerve pain, fibromyalgia, back pain, musculoskeletal, post-surgical pain.

Neurology; Rehabilitation & management strategies with stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Guillian Barre Syndrome, spinal cord injury, brain injury.

Respiratory & Cardiac Care; Assisting improve breathing difficulties, rehabilitation from heart surgery/ heart attack, management chronic conditions, prevention of infection.


What physiotherapy treatments are available at Elmwood?

After your initial assessment, your physiotherapist will discuss treatment options that may be most effective for you. At the core of any treatment plan is a patient’s involvement in their own care, through advice, empowerment and participation in their treatment, it will improve the effectiveness of an overall holistic care plan.

Your personalised treatment plan may involve some of the treatment choices listed here;

- Exercise Therapy
- Therapeutic & Sports Massage
- Spinal and Joint Manual Therapy & Manipulation
- Low-Level Laser Treatment
- Ultrasound and Interferential Electrotherapy
- Sports Strapping & Taping
- Ergonomic Assessment
- Dry needling / Medical Acupuncture (Western Acupuncture)
- Biomechanical Assessment & Orthotics Prescription
- Personalised Pilates and Yoga Programmes