Our Team

Mary Gleasure

Chartered Physiotherapist
Education
BSC (HONS) Physiotherapy 1999
Post-Grad International Olympic Committee Elite Sports Physiotherapy, 2018 in Lausanne
Diploma Nutrition, Diploma Sports Psychology, Acupuncture and Dry Needling, AACP
Certificate in Spinal Manual Therapy from Curtin University Australia Lecturers
Currently undertaking FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine
Awards
SMISCP Specialist Sports Physiotherapy 2007
Level III International Federation of Sports Physiotherapy Awarded 2010
experience

Mary has over 20 years’ experience working in physiotherapy. She has worked with Munster Rugby, 2000-2005, Olympic Athletes 1999- 2011, MTU (CIT) Sports department since 2008, numerous GAA Teams and West Cork Schoolboys ETP. In the clinic setting she enjoys orthopaedic rehabilitation, foot biomechanics and spinal treatments. She has presented at GP Summer Schools, 2019 Sports Medicine Roadshow with the Whitfield Surgical Team and the ISCP National Student Conference 2020.

Mary O’Donovan

Chartered Physiotherapist
Education
BSC Physiotherapy 2011
Postgraduate courses in Dry Needling, Pilates, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Strength and Conditioning, Injury Prevention, Sports Traumatology, Management of Cervical Disorders and numerous sports courses.
Awards
Anne O’Brien Prize for Clinical Excellence by the ISCP and UL
experience

Mary is a native of Ballineen and is returning to the area with a wealth of experience. 

Mary’s personal experience in sport, having played ladies football locally, winning county, Munster and all Ireland medals informs her professional approach. And more recently her professional involvement working with teams has further enhanced her skills. She has worked with numerous Rugby and GAA teams including Shannon RFC, Newcastle West RFC, Young Munster RFC, Munster Rugby, Limerick GAA, Newcastle West GAA and more locally Ballinascarthy GAA.

Mary has a keen interest in injury prevention and rehabilitation. She has a particular interest in hip and shoulder issues, vestibular rehabilitation, and enjoys a holistic approach to patient care.

Sinead Tracey

CHARTERED PHYSIOTHERAPIST
Education
BSC (HONS) Physiotherapy 1997
Mummy MOT Specialist
experience

Sinead worked in UK to consolidate a wide variety of experience both as a Junior Physiotherapist at Lewisham Hospital and Senior Physiotherapist at Sevenoaks and Orpington Hospitals treating a wide variety of orthopaedic, musculoskeletal conditions. On returning to Ireland in 2003 Sinead worked in private practice in Cork city and also as a locum in SIVH working in Intensive care/ medical/surgical wards maintaining her medical and respiratory skills before taking up a specialist post in palliative care at Marymount hospice in 2004.

Sinead became interested in the area of Women’s Health Physiotherapy after having her own children and has since completed extensive post-graduate training in this area. Through her specialization in pelvic floor rehabilitation Sinead uses all her skills to provide a holistic top to toe approach to her clients at any age at any stage to ensure the lingering causes of low back pain, pelvic pain, bladder issues and separation of abdomen(tummy gap/diastasis rectus) are corrected for optimum physical function and to prevent problems occurring down the line.

 

Cillian Quill

Chartered Physiotherapist
Education
BSC Physiotherapy 2013
BSC Physiology
Postgraduate courses in Trigger Point Dry Needling, Strength and Conditioning, Myofascial Release and Sports First Aid
Currently undertaking the FIFA Post Grad Diploma in Football Medicine
experience

Having worked in a variety of specialist areas in the NHS such as Neurological Rehabilitation, Paediatrics and Outpatient Rehabilitation, Cillian has gone on to specialize in Musculoskeletal Therapy. He has vast experience and knowledge in exercise rehabilitation, occupational and sports injuries.

Cillian has worked as First Team Physiotherapist with a number of rugby teams including Ballincollig RFC and Dolphin RFC. Prior to joining the Carbery Chartered Physiotherapy, Cillian worked in a Corporate Wellness Centre in Cork and in private practice in Ballincollig. He is currently a member of Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists and CORU.

He strongly believes in promoting optimal health by shifting the focus of healthcare from a reactive, illness-based practice to proactive, preventative healthcare which is patient focused.