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Justine Brook M.MUS.St., Grad Phys, MISCP

Justine is a Chartered Physiotherapist with over twenty years of experience. She graduated in 2003 with a Masters degree from the University of Western Australia in Perth, and qualified as a physiotherapist in 1991 from Leeds, UK. She has been working in private practice since 1997 and has specialised in Sports and Orthopaedic Medicine.

Justine has acted as physiotherapist at Inter County level for both GAA football and hurling. She was physiotherapist to the Wicklow Senior football team 1999/2000, the Dublin Senior football team 2001 and the Dublin Senior hurling team in 2004.

Justine has a particular interest in Cognitive Functional Training in the Rehabilitation of chronic and complex conditions. In 2014 she completed a specialised training programme with FMS (Functional Movement Screen) with Gray Cook. She complements her manual skills with the use of dry needling to treat myofascial pain.

Justine is also a qualified Pilate’s instructor and specialises in Clinical Pilates, working with clients with a history of sports injuries and spinal problems. She runs specific classes for clients with osteoporosis and runs a balance and fall prevention programme.


Qualifications

Clinical tutor to University College Dublin (1997-2010)
Masters in Musculoskeletal Studies from the University of Western Australia (2003)
Pilates Matwork Instructor with Bodyfirm Pilates Ireland (2003)
Registered as a Member of the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine (1998)
Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy from Leeds School of Physiotherapy (1991)


Clinical Experience

January 2010 – June 2011 O’Neill’s Sports Medicine Clinic UCD
February 2004 – December 2008: Partner in Prem1er Physiotherapy, Dublin
January 1997 – March 2004: O’Neill’s Sports Medicine Clinic UCD/ Dorset St.
September 1997: Clane Hospital, Co Kildare
December 1994 – October 1996: Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Chicago
January 1994 – December 1994: Resurrection Medical Centre, Chicago
October 1993 – December 1994: Locum Physiotherapist UK
November 1991 – October 1993: Wakefield Health Authority, UK


Personal Sporting Profile

Keen runner and swimmer
Completed half and full marathons
Completed sprint and Olympic distance triathlons