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I have just completed my Masters of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of Limerick.
As part of my course I completed four clinical placements across a variety of areas including, Medical Rehabilitation, Orthopaedics, General Medical Respiratory and Paediatrics. I also completed a number of different modules including Neuromuscular Rehabilitation, Cardiovascular Physiotherapy, Complex Cases and a number of modules focused on Anatomy.
As part of a number of my placements I worked with predominantly elderly patients. Many of these patients were admitted following a stroke, falls or with respiratory conditions. I also worked with patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other dementia and neurological conditions, as well as several palliative care patients.
I worked with children in both the primary care and early intervention setting. these cases covered a variety of conditions including Plagiocephaly, Talipes, normal variants, Cerebral Palsy, Downs Syndrome and ASD.
I was also involved in running pre-assessments for Pulmonary Rehab, in running a Total Knee Replacement class and running a gross motor development class for children in the Early Intervention setting.
I have completed courses in Sports Cupping Therapy and Dry Needling as well as manual handling and CPR.
My final year research project was on the effects of exercise on sedentary behaviour in people with Multiple Sclerosis.