Together the physiotherapists have over 50 years clinical experience.

Avril Craig
Avril Craig
MISCP
Avril is a Chartered Physiotherapist with a particular interest in Rheumatology, Sports Injuries, Osteoporosis and Lymphoedema.

She qualified from Trinity College Dublin in 1995 and worked for a period in the USA before returning to join the physio department of St Vincent’s University Hospital, where she was a Senior Physio in Rheumatology and also worked in the area of Pain Management and Hand Surgery Rehab. Avril also qualified as a Manual Handling Instructor and continues to teach in this area.

She was Chairperson of the Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine and worked with Barnhall Rugby Club as Senior team physio.

Avril is a firm believer in putting the patient in charge of their own rehab and promotes a holistic approach to maintaining a fit and healthy body.

She is married with 3 lively children and in her spare time tries her best to cycle, run and practice Pilates. One day she hopes to get back to playing golf!
Sharon Kelly
Sharon Kelly
MISCP
Sharon graduated from Trinity in 1994 with an honours degree. She worked in Sligo General Hospital for a year before travelling to the USA. She worked for 2 years in America both as a staff and contract physiotherapist mainly in the areas of orthopaedics and rehab.

On her return to Ireland she joined the team at St Vincent’s University Hospital where she completed her rotations as well as taking on senior roles in both Orthopaedics and Care of the Elderly. While in SVUH she trained as a manual handling instructor and continues to teach on a regular basis.

Sharon worked as team physiotherapist for Wanderers Rugby Club for 2 years mainly with their senior squad.
Since 2000 Sharon has worked in Private Practice and has completed a wide variety of courses during this time to improve her skills. Her areas of interest include biomechanics and orthotic prescription, Pilates, and ante and post natal care including Women’s Health.

Sharon is married with 2 sons who are sports mad and keep her busy. In her spare time she enjoys walking and Pilates.
Drew Murray
Drew Murray
MISCP
Drew is a Chartered Physiotherapist who hails originally from Ontario, Canada where he has many years experience as a Kinesiologist in an orthopaedic sports medicine clinic, and more recently as a Physiotherapist.

Drew obtained his Masters degree for Physiotherapy at University College Dublin and his Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology at Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada.

Drew has worked in private practice and with several sports teams, including the 2015 Irish Tag Rugby World Cup teams that travelled to Australia. He has over 7 years of clinical experience and has worked with both professional and Olympic level athletes.

Over the years he has gained knowledge and experience in ergonomics, functional ability evaluations and functional movement screening, dry needling, Vestibular Rehabilitation and concussion management as well as numerous other areas in order to treat his patients with the most current evidence-based therapies. Drew has always had a strong interest in sports, whether playing, coaching, or refereeing.

member of

  • Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists
  • Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport & Exercise Medicine

health insurance schemes

  • Laya Healthcare
  • Irish Life Health
  • Glo Health
  • VHI Healthcare

schedule Opening Hours

Mon/Tue/Wed 8am-8pm

Thurs/Fri 8am-5pm

Sat/Sun closed

location_on Contact Us

Monkstown Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic

Beechlawn Medical Centre, Carrickbrennan Road, Monkstown, Co. Dublin

01-2148031

info@monkstownphysiotherapy.ie