Muireann Lohan Chartered Physiotherapy Clinic is based in Cratloe, Co. Clare convenient for travel from Clare, Limerick, and Tipperary. Experienced in treating musculo-skeletal injuries as well as women’s health conditions, Muireann Lohan uses various manual therapy techniques, acupuncture ( Dry Needling) , lifestyle management advice and exercise prescription to treat and prevent pain and dysfunction.
Her clinical background includes:
Working in all specialties in Acute and non-acute hospitals and clinic including: Care of the Eldery, Respiratory, Neurology, Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, Musculo-Skeletal, paediatrics and paediatric Cystic Fibrosis.
Seven years as Senior Physiotherapist in the Limerick Regional Hospital (now known as Limerick University Maternity Hospital) where over 5000 babies are born annually. Within this role Muireann has treated or advised thousands of women ante-natally and post-natally for a wide variety of pregnancy- related issues.
Attendance at a large number of Courses to expand and develop professionally including:
APPI instructor training between 2002 and 2004
Certificate in Spinal Manipulation with Curtin University in Oxford in 2005
Study and Completion of Masters in Western Medical Acupuncture with the University of Hertfordshire in 2014.
Literature reviews in the areas of Pelvic Girdle Dysfunction and Diastasis Recti Abdominis as part of Masters study.
Muireann has worked in her own private practice since 2013 and continues to address simple and complicated pelvic floor and pregnancy-related issues as well as sports injuries, joint pain and care of older adults.
Treatments last approx 45 minutes depending on your injury, and it will include a specific home exercise program to facilitate recovery at home and to target any contributory muscle imbalance.
Treatment the following Women's and Men's Health issues:
- Pregnancy-Related Pelvic Girdle Dysfunction and Low Back Pain
- Pelvic Pain ( Pudendal Neuralgia, Dyspareunia, Vaginismus)
- Pelvic Floor/Postnatal Check ups
- Coccyx Pain ( Coccydinia)
- Pelvic floor Dysfunction including Urinary and Faecal Incontinence
- Pelvic Organ Prolapse
- Pelvic Floor education before and after Prostatectomy
- Diastasis Recti Abdominis
The following sports injuries respond well to physiotherapy:
- Neck pain
- Low Back Pain
- shoulder pain
- Repetitive strain injury at the elbow and wrist
- low back or pelvic pain
- ilio-tibial band syndrome
- knee pain
- plantar fasciitis
- running injuries in the lower leg and feet
- Sacro-iliac joint dysfunction
- cervicogenic headache