Our Team


M.Sc. Physiotherapy M.I.S.C.P.

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Germaine graduated from University College Dublin and initially worked in hospitals in Ireland and the U.K. She has over 20 years experience in treating musculoskeletal, Vestibular and sports injuries.

In 2009 she completed an M.Sc. in musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in U.C.D. Her M.Sc. research project investigated the effectiveness of Pilates for the management of neck pain. The findings were published in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies.

Her areas of expertise include all aspects of spinal pain, shoulder pain, sports injuries and orthotic prescription. She has also trained in acupuncture with the British Medical Acupuncture Society.

Germaine is especially interested in rehabilitation through exercise and has over 14 years; experience in teaching clinical/rehabilitative Pilates having trained with the internationally recognised Australian Physiotherapy Pilates Institute (A.P.P.I.). She works Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Germaine does not treat pelvic health issues.

Her interests include tennis, gym, yoga and walking.

Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist/Vestibular Physiotherapist/Sports Physiotherapy/A.P.P.I. Pilates Instructor


B.P.Th (India) M.Sc. (Germany, Portugal Lithuania) M.I.S.C.P. I.A.P.

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Karuna is a qualified Chartered Physiotherapist and Sports Scientist (Erasmus Scholar). She graduated from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (India) in 2017 and gained hospital experience in which she developed a particular interest in knee injuries and conditions.

In 2021, she completer her Erasmus funded ‘International Masters in Performance Analysis of Sports’ from Germany, Portugal and Lithuania. She worked in Berlin and Hamburg in a private practice treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions. She simultaneously successfully completed her thesis on ‘Role of motivation in patients with adhesive capsulitis’.

She has a keen interest in injury prevention and rehabilitation, sports injuries, headaches, back and neck pain and chronic muscle tightness. She understands that muscle flexibility and conditioning are key to preventing injuries and pain. Karuna also treats women with breastfeeding issues (cracked nipples and blocked ducts)

She likes to spend time with her little daughter and loves to play badminton with her husband in the leisure time.

Senior Physiotherapist/Sports Injuries/Musculoskeletal/
A.P.P.I. Pilates Instructor


B.Sc. (Physio), M.I.S.C.P. M.C.S.P. PG Cert (Women’s Health)

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Linda qualified from Trinity College, Dublin and has gained extensive experience in major teaching hospitals in Dublin and in Australia. Linda opened Ashbourne Physiotherapy Clinic in 1992 and Sutton Cross Physiotherapy in 2012. She has a special interest in continence (male and female/bowel and bladder). Linda also loves treating feet and she has over twenty years’ experience in orthotic prescription and a special interest in lower limb tendon problems. As Linda specialises in the above areas, she usually has a waiting list of about three weeks so doesn’t deal with the more acute problems.

Linda usually works on Monday afternoons and all day Friday in the Sutton Clinic.

Linda plays hockey and golf and enjoys travel, cryptic crosswords, Killer Sudoku and loves penguins.

Women’s and Men’s Pelvic Health/Foot and Ankle Specialist


Practice Administrator

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Michelle Fagan joined our team in August 2021 having previously worked in the hospitality industry. She looks after all aspects of the clinic office and accounts. Outside of work, she enjoys walking.
Practice Administrator