Our Team

AHMED SALMA

M.Sc. Advanced Physiotherapy MISCP

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Ahmad is a senior chartered physiotherapist specialising in the field of musculoskeletal physiotherapy. He graduated from University College Dublin, with a Masters in Advanced Physiotherapy where he researched groin injuries in GAA players. Prior to this, he graduated in 2009 with a first-class honours degree in physiotherapy. He has a special interest in treating shoulders, groin and hip injuries, foot problems (using prescription orthotics when necessary) and vertigo.  Ahmad also uses shockwave and dry needling and is qualified in chronic pain neuroscience education. He teaches Clinical Pilates and runs our Healthy Bones and Stronger for Longer classes in Ashbourne. Ahmad is registered with Irish LifeBack-Up.

He plays football and does weight training.

Senior Musculoskeletal / Sports Physiotherapist

MARIOLA STYPULKOWSKA

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

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Mariola graduated in 2012 from Medical University with a Masters in Physiotherapy. She has worked in private practice and as a lecturer in physiotherapy.  Her main interests are the treatment of spinal issues, women’s health (all pelvic floor, bowel, bladder and pre- and post-natal issues), T.M.J (jaw)
pain and vertigo.  She is a qualified A.P.P.I. Pilates instructor and teaches all levels including post-natal Pilates. She is registered with the Irish Life Back-Up Scheme.

Mariola splits her time between our two clinics and usually works Monday and Friday in Ashbourne and Monday to Thursday in Sutton Cross.

Her own interests are Pilates, yoga, jogging and hiking, as well as travelling and reading.

Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist/Women’s Health/A.P.P.I. Pilates Instructor

LINDA FITZGERALD

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 Ashbourne 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 Ashbourne 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

CLAIRE FINNEGAN

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Claire Finnegan joined our team in 2019 and runs all aspects of the office. She qualified as a dental nurse from Dublin Dental University Hospital, Trinity College and previously worked in a large multi-disciplinary private practice as both a dental nurse and in management.

Claire loves music and is a self-confessed massive Beatles fan! When not a work, she loves to travel.

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