Our Team


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

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Mariola graduated in 2012 from Medical University with a Masters in Physiotherapy and is a senior physiotherapist. 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) and T.M.J (jaw) pain.  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, Wednesday and 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


Masters in Physiotherapy (Pre-Reg)

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Jake graduated from Northumbria University in the UK with a MSc in Physiotherapy where he completed a research project in lateral hip pain and gained experienced in a variety of settings. Prior to completing this, Jake was awarded a BSc in Sports Therapy from London Metropolitan University and has several years’ private practice experience in a busy Dublin clinic, along with vast experience of working with amateur and professional athletes including boxing, MMA, rugby union & league, soccer, Gaelic football and hurling.

Jake has developed a special interest in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy and enjoys treating spinal and joint pain, tendinopathies and vertigo (vestibular rehabilitation). He has a strong passion for treating activity/sports-related injuries and has extensive post-graduate qualifications in exercise rehabilitation, strength & conditioning, orthotic prescription, shockwave therapy and in manual therapy such as manipulation, mobilisation, and dry needling/acupuncture. He is a qualified A.P.P.I. Pilates instructor and teaches a variety of classes in Ashbourne including Clinical Pilates, Healthy Bones and Stronger for Longer.

Jake is waiting for his CORU and Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapy registration to be finalised, which is due in the coming weeks. Until then, he can only work as a physiotherapy assistant in Ireland.

Jake is a native of Ashbourne and can be found representing Ashbourne Rugby on the weekends or travelling on his time off.

Physiotherapy Assistant


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 Sutton 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, Tuesday and Thursday in our 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


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Michelle joined our team in August 2021 and formerly worked in the hospitality industry. She runs all aspects of our Ashbourne and Sutton offices.
Practice Administrator