specialising in sports and spinal injury
Our physiotherapists cater for all forms of injury
Spinal Problems and Back Care - such as prolapsed disc, degeneration, sciatica, lumbago, stiff painful neck and referred arm and leg pains.
Joint Problems - such as arthritis, swelling or stiffness of joints such as shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees, and ankles.
Injuries to muscles, ligaments, cartilage and tendon problems, repetitive strain injury (RSI)
Rehabilitation after orthopaedic surgery e.g. hip or knee replacement, back problems or general physiotherapy after general surgery.
Fracture treatment to increase healing rate and gain full function once the bone has healed
Sports Injuries such as strains, sprains and bruising to soft tissue.
It is always advisable to seek treatment and care as soon as possible. Early treatment can mean a quick recovery and less time off work.
Chartered Physiotherapist and Registered with the HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council)
Declan qualified from the University Of Ulster in 1993 with a BSc Hons in Physiotherapy. He did his basic rotations in the Erne Hospital Enniskillen. In 1995 he became a Senior Outpatient Physiotherapist in the Tyrone County Hospital Omagh. In 1997 he transferred to Letterkenny General Hospital to a Senior Orthopaedic Physiotherapist post. He became a Clinical Specialist in Spinal and Orthopaedics in 2003 one of the first Clinical Specialist posts awarded in the country. He still does two clinics per week for the HSE West in Letterkenny.
Declan has a special interest in spinal physiotherapy and has an extensive list of post graduate training and courses in this area. He graduated with a Post Graduate Diploma in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy from the McKenzie Institute Minneapolis in 1998.
He has worked extensively with athletes of all levels. He was senior physiotherapist to the Irish International Hockey Team from 1996 to 2000. He was lead physiotherapist to Derry City FC 2001 to 2007. He attended the European Boxing Finals with the Irish High Performance Boxing Team in 2003.
He has worked with many GAA teams over the years in the North West Area.