About MyPhysio & Rehab

Colm Coakley MSc, BSc, MISCP, CORU

Colm graduated with a Bachelor of Science honors degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Limerick in 2007. He recently returned from Australia where he completed a Masters of Sports Physiotherapy at the University of Queensland

Colm worked as a senior team physiotherapist with Munster Rugby for 5 years and recently with Dr Alison Grimaldi, a hip specialist in Australia. He plays Hurling for Erins Own. In his spare time, he plays some guitar and always likes to learn new things.

Charlene O’Leary, MSc, BSc, MISCP, CORU

Charlene qualified with a Masters in physiotherapy from the University of Brighton. She has a 10 year post graduate experience with well established sports medical clinics in Dubai and London, working alongside a multidisciplinary team.

Charlene has continued to develop her post graduate study and is skilled in injury prevention, sports injuries, clinical Pilates (Mat and reformer) injury rehabilitation and acupuncture. Charlene has worked with numerous different sports teams over the years including soccer, GAA, rugby, netball, swimming and athletics.

Kenneth Fitzgerald BSc, MISCP, CORU

Kenneth graduated with a Bachelor of Science honours degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Brighton and has time working in the Private and Public Sector. He is registered with CORU and a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.

Kenneth is a Cork native and is very active on the sporting field. He plays Gaelic Football and Hurling for Clyda Rovers. He enjoys outdoor activities and travelling in his spare time.

Orla Doolin MSc, BSc, MISCP, CORU

Orla qualified from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland with a first class honours degree in Physiotherapy and currently training for National Certificate in Strength and Conditioning. Prior to moving to Cork, Orla has worked with Leinster Rugby academy, Landsdowne RFC, Basketball Ireland academy and in nationally renowned sports performance clinics.

Orla brings her passion for movement and physical health to all clients in her daily practice, and teaches Mat and Reformer Pilates and physio-led coaching. She enjoys staying active through surfing, running and strength training.


 John, a native of Cork, graduated from Keele University (UK) with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. Following stints in Private Practice and the Royal Air Force in England, he then moved on to practice in Australia and Japan before relocating back to Ireland. On his return, he worked in Private Practices in Cork and completed a Master of Science in Sports Physiotherapy at University College Dublin.

John has been heavily involved in Cork sport, working with Cork Women’s Football Club in their inaugural year, Cork City FC U19 and Cork City FC Senior Teams. On the International scene, John works with the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) with underage teams. He was team physio for the Senior Mens Team for 2 years including the European Finals in 2016.

Elaine Russell – Receptionist
Sinead McCarthy Physiotherapist - MyPhysioElaine is the receptionist at MyPhysio & Rehab. She has worked mainly in customer service for companies in Cork and most recently in CUH. Any queries please do not hesitate to contact her via phone or email and she will be happy to help.

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