Dr. Susan Coote
We’re delighted to welcome Dr. Susan Coote, Optimise Neuro Physio, to our clinical team at Mid West Physiotherapy. Susan is a Chartered Physiotherapist specialising in neurological conditions including stroke, Parkinsons disease, MS and other neurological conditions. She is available in our clinic on Tuesdays and Thursdays and no doctor’s referral is required.
Dr. Susan Coote is a Chartered Physiotherapist specialising in neurological rehabilitation with 25 years of clinical, research and teaching experience. She has worked in inpatient and community rehabilitation settings in the USA and Ireland treating patients with stroke, Parkinsons disease, MS and other neurological conditions. She was Associate Professor in Physiotherapy at the University of Limerick where her internationally-recognised research focused on the use of exercise and physiotherapy interventions to reduce symptom severity and to improve quality of life for people with MS and other neurological conditions in the community. She has over 60 peer-reviewed research papers and has received over €1.5m in research funding. With her MS Research Team at UL she has designed and evaluated programmes to improve balance strength and fitness, reduce falls and the impact of fatigue and improve quality of life.