The Team At Monaghan Physiotherapy Clinic
MISCP, AACP, ISOM
MISCP, BSc (Hons), MRes
Áine Larkin, a native of Carrickmacross, opened Monaghan Physiotherapy Clinic in 2013. Following her secondary education in St. Louis Secondary School, Carrickmacross, Áine obtained a higher certificate in Health Science and Physiology from Carlow IT, and in 2007 graduated from the University of Ulster with a first class honours degree in physiotherapy.
Áine is a registered member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists and is CORU registered.
Since qualifying Áine has obtained extensive experience in hospital based work, working with neurological conditions, intellectual disability, residential care, orthopaedics, pre and post surgery and intensive care.
Áine has also vast experience working in private practice, specialising in treating musculoskeletal and sports injuries. She has continued her professional development by completing her membership of the Irish Society of Orthopaedic Medicine, as well as the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists.
She has completed further couses on taping, spinal rehabilitation and sports injuries. Áine also is a trained Stott Pilates instructor which has been clinically proven to help treat lower back pain, pelvic floor dysfunction and improves posture and core stability.
Áine comes from a strong GAA background, winning county and Ulster titles with her school and club.
Andrew qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist from UCD in 2018 with a 2:1 degree. He started his career in professional sports as a physiotherapist for the Leinster Rugby senior team for their PRO14 winning 2018/2019 season.
Throughout his time at Leinster Rugby, Andrew completed a Research Masters in ankle syndesmosis injuries, an area of personal interest due to receiving this same injury on both ankles while playing gaelic football with his local GAA team Killanny GFC.
Andrew is now a published author in the highly regarded British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) with his Masters research in 2019.
From working previously in a private practice in Kentstown, Co Meath, Andrew has moved home to Carrickmacross and started working in Monaghan Physiotherapy Clinic since March 2021.
Andrew currently works as the Regional Physiotherapist for Leinster Rugby & oversees and consults for multiple GAA teams in the Monaghan/Louth area, using his knowledge of working in elite sport and previous experience from working with multiple rugby, soccer and GAA teams from Dublin & Meath.
When he’s not working, Andrew is planning his next trip abroad, practicing the piano or enjoying a round of golf with his dad!
Andrew is also a CORU registered Physiotherapist and is an active member of the Irish Society Of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) since 2018.