About Us

Reform Physiotherapy and Pilates Malahide

Anne Hanley is a fully licensed Chartered Physiotherapist with current practicing membership of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.

Anne qualified with an honours degree in Physiotherapy from University College Dublin, and also completed a Masters in Musculoskeletal  Physiotherapy from UCD in 2016. Anne returned from Australia in 2013 where she gained valuable experience working as a Physiotherapist in Cabrini Hospital, and in Private Practices across Melbourne. Upon her return, Anne set up Reform Physiotherapy and Pilates in Malahide village and hasn’t looked back since!

Working with several sports teams including Home Farm FC, Showjumping Ireland, Malahide RFC, and UCD Men’s Hockey team, Anne has experience treating both adults and children with varying sporting injuries. She enjoys helping people return to sport safely and as quickly as possible. Anne also has a particular interest in horse rider’s injuries, and improving horse rider’s sporting performance.

Anne also has several years of experience working with adults and children with disabilities in Enable Ireland, and St. Michael’s House. She loves working to empower people to live as independently as possible, and improving their quality of life.

Anne is fully qualified STOTTS Pilates instructor. Being a keen Pilates enthusiast herself, she has a passion for teaching Pilates to help people recover from musculoskeletal conditions, and improve their posture.

She has completed pre and post natal Pilates training, and Reformer Pilates training. She has also completed many post graduate training courses including Dry Needling, and Orthotic Prescription. Anne is constantly up-skilling, and enjoys keeping up to date with current Physiotherapy evidence to ensure accurate diagnosis and effective treatment.


 

Roisín Caroll is a fully licensed Chartered Physiotherapist with current practicing membership of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.

Roisin qualified with an honours degree in Physiotherapy from Trinity College Dublin. She joined Reform Physiotherapy in September 2016.

Roisin enjoys running and has played hockey for Skerries Hockey Club for over 15 years. Roisin loves working with people of all activity levels and feels that Physiotherapy and Clinical Pilates can play an important role in allowing people to achieve their optimal health and quality of life.

Roisin is also the Women’s health specialist at Reform. She has completed  several post-graduate courses in Women’s Health Physiotherapy, and loves treating women of all ages for pelvic floor issues, and pre and post natal assessments.

Rosin is a fully trained STOTTS Pilates instructor, and is passionate about using Clinical Pilates to prevent injuries and to return to sport ASAP post injury. She believes that Clinical Pilates can benefit all sports people, from casual runners to marathon runners to professionals.

 

 

 

 

 


Emily O’Brien is a fully licensed Chartered Physiotherapist with current practicing membership of the Irish Society of Chartered

Emily obtained an MSc in Physiotherapy in Robert Gordon University in 2017 and has been working in private practise since then. Emily works with a wide range of conditions and populations including elite and amateur athletes, pain management and neurological conditions. Prior to carrying out her MSc in Physiotherapy Emily carried out and MSc in Strength and Conditioning and specialised in injury prevention.

Emily also has post graduate training in the treatment of vertigo / BPPV, and enjoys helping to treat people in the clinic to manage their symptoms.

 

Emily has also worked with sports teams including inter-county GAA, Irish hockey, UCD rugby and Munster Ladies rugby.

Emily is APPI Pilates trained and promotes the use of clinical Pilates for pain management, injury prevention and rehabilitation. She is an advocate for the use of movement as medicine and focuses on education and empowerment of patients.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Kathryn Melvin is a fully licensed Chartered Physiotherapist with current practicing membership of the Irish Society of Chartered

Kathryn graduated from University College Dublin with a first-class honour degree in Physiotherapy. Kathryn loves working with people of all ages and activity levels to help them achieve their personal goals. She has worked with a diverse caseload including sports injuries, orthopaedic surgeries, chronic-pain, paediatrics, geriatric and hands/ plastics patients. Kathryn’s approach to treating patient’s is evidence-based with patient centred goal setting in order to attain optimal results for her patient’s specific needs.

Kathryn is APPI Pilates trained and is an advocate for the use of clinical Pilates for pain management, improving function, injury prevention and rehabilitation.

Kathryn is a firm believer that exercise is medicine. She loves keeping active by running, hiking, swimming, cycling, yoga and Pilates. Kathryn is passionate about the power of exercise in keeping people both physically and mentally healthy. She uses exercise prescription to enhance movement, reduce pain, prevent/ rehab injury and ultimately get people back doing what they love.

 

 

 

 


Sarah Bissett is a fully licensed Chartered Physiotherapist with current practicing membership of the Irish Society of Chartered

Sarah Bissett is a qualified with an honours degree in Physiotherapy from the Royal College of Surgeons. Sarah has clinical experience in a wide variety of settings including acute hospitals, a paediatric hospital, outpatient departments and primary care centres. Sarah also spent a summer in Vietnam volunteering as a physiotherapist with the Christine Noble Foundation and has a keen interest in paediatric physiotherapy.

Sarah competed as a high level Irish dancer and once held a Leinster title as well as winning multiple world medals. Having sustained many injuries herself and using physiotherapy to rehabilitate and regain strength, to allow her continue competing, she understands the rehabilitation process from both a client and physiotherapists perspective. Sarah understands the importance of combined goal setting between the client and physiotherapist in order to achieve the best results.

Sarah is an advocate of client empowerment and achieves this through education and self management techniques which can be done through pilates and exercise prescription. Sarah is passionate about empowering people to manage their pain and conditions through exercise and movement, using the most up to date evidence and guidelines.

In her free time Sarah enjoys going to the gym, walking and swimming and believes that finding a form of exercise you enjoy is essential for and good for the body and the mind.


Caoimhe Murray is a fully licensed Chartered Physiotherapist with current practicing membership of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.

Caoimhe graduated with a first-class honours MSc in Physiotherapy from University of Limerick. She has worked in a wide variety of settings including acute hospitals, outpatient departments, rehabilitation and primary care centres. She has experience with a diverse caseload of musculoskeletal, neurological, respiratory, paediatric, geriatric, and pelvic health patients. In addition, she has worked closely with organisations such as Young Parkinson’s Ireland and MS Ireland, helping to enable members to remain healthy and active throughout the course of the pandemic. Prior to physiotherapy, Caoimhe obtained an honours degree in Molecular Medicine from Trinity College.

Caoimhe is a PTTI trained Pilates instructor and is an advocate for the use of Clinical Pilates in all populations for the prevention and rehabilitation of injuries, pain management, and the maintenance of strength, cardiovascular fitness and overall health and function.

Caoimhe is a firm believer in providing holistic and individualised treatment, and using evidence-based methods in order to empower and enable people of all ages and abilities to live life to the fullest. She believes in working together with the patient to create and achieve goals which are meaningful to them personally.

In her free time Caoimhe enjoys keeping active with pilates, running, hiking and playing GAA (She is also a fair-weather golfer!). She tries to spend as much time outdoors as possible and believes in making the most of movement, fresh air and nature in order to promote both physical and mental wellbeing.

 


Emer McGettrick is a fully licensed Chartered Physiotherapist with current practicing membership of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.

Emer graduated with a first-class honours MSc in Physiotherapy from University of Limerick. Prior to this, Emer obtained a first-class honours BSc in Pharmacology from Trinity College. Emer is a PTTI trained Pilates instructor, and loves using clinical pilates in her rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries.

 

Emer has experience with a diverse caseload of patients in a musculoskeletal, neurological, respiratory, paediatric, and geriatric settings, and loves helping people from all walks of life to achieve their goals! Emer aims to provide a holistic approach in her treatment of each patient, and loves empowering her patients to achieve their individualised goals. She has a special interest in treating chronic pain patients, and loves to see the positive impact that Physiotherapy can have with people suffering from chronic pain.

 

Emer’s personal hobbies include pilates, running, and playing GAA. She loves to keep moving, and loves to encourage her patients to move to the best of their abilities!

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