Grainne Colleary - MISCP
Gráinne grew up Curry, County Sligo with a broad enthusiasm in sport. She achieved a sports scholarship and subsequently graduated in 2011 from IT Carlow in Applied Physiology & Health Sciences. She later completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Physiotherapy from Teesside University in 2015. In 2017, her research project on the effect of pain neurophysiology education was publicly well received and successfully published in the Journal of Physiotherapy.
For over four years after completing her degree, Gráinne worked as a rotational physiotherapist at York Teaching Trust Hospital NHS. Gráinne credits her experience in the NHS, an internationally renowned environment for public health care, for the quality of post graduate training she attained in areas including Musculoskeletal Outpatients, Rheumatology Outpatients, Trauma & Orthopaedics, Respiratory Care in ICU and Ward Settings, Oncology & Haematology, Spinal Injuries, Renal & Gastroenterology and Acute Medicine.
She later specialised in Musculoskeletal Outpatients as well as facilitating rehabilitation classes for complex post-operative and poly-trauma patients, acute and chronic spinal presentations, and peripheral joint presentations. In private practice she worked with both ladies and men’s GAA teams and lady’s rugby. She was also a physiotherapist for the Ankylosis Spondylosis Society in York.
Gráinne joined Galway Bay Physio in 2019. She sees a wide range of patients including spinal and peripheral joint presentations, soft tissue complications, post-operative rehabilitation, degenerative pathology presentations and sports related injuries rehabilitation and education on prevention of injury. She can provide a comprehensive assessment in the diagnosis of injury, dry needling, manual therapy, myofascial release techniques, shockwave therapy, traction, massage therapy, strength and conditioning, Pilates, and education regarding clinical presentations.
You can see Gráinne in any of our three clinic locations: Galway, Oranmore or Athenry.