Donnacha Ryan Physiotherapist
Donnacha Ryan, physiotherapist, is the owner and Clinical Director at Mid West Physiotherapy. Donnacha has enjoyed over 20 years in the field of physiotherapy. He commenced his physiotherapy training at University College Dublin in 1998 and graduated with a degree in Physiotherapy in 2002. He began his working career in hospital-based care, where he spent three years working at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin. He then moved to Limerick in 2004 and worked as a physiotherapist and physiotherapy manager at a private practice for five years before establishing Mid West Physiotherapy in 2009. During this time he also completed a Masters in Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy at NUI Galway, and a Certificate in Spinal Manual Therapy.
Donnacha’s main areas of interest include; musculoskeletal injuries, sports injuries, back and neck pain, post-surgical rehab, orthotics and occupational health. He has worked with many elite sports athletes and teams over the years including; Athletics Ireland, the Tipperary Senior and Minor Hurling Teams, UCD Soccer, Limerick FC, Na Piarsaigh (Limerick) and many other local GAA clubs in Limerick and Tipperary. Likewise he works with many leading multinational companies throughout the mid-west providing occupational health training, assessments and consultancy services. Elsewhere, Donnacha has been a guest lecturer for University of Limerick’s MSc Physiotherapy and Sports Science programmes, and is a speaker at conferences and business events.
Membership & Accreditation
Chartered Physiotherapists in Private Practice
Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics
Irish Ergonomics Society
Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine
Accredited Sports Physiotherapist
Previous Chairperson of the Mid West Branch of the ISCP