72D Shantalla Road
Phone: 086 2671270 (Karen)
HOW TO GET HERE
By car: From the M50, take exit 4 (Ballymun) onto the R108. Take the second left at the Metro Hotel, which brings you onto Santry Avenue.Continue on Santry Avenue. Turn right onto the Swords Road. Continue on Swords Road, past Omni Shopping Centre and over the flyover bridge towards Beaumont. At the bottom of the bridge there is a row of shops (Centra, Boston Bakery). We are located between Karizma Hairdressers and Barrys Fruit and Veg.
From City Centre: Dorset Street Lower, head northeast on Dorset Street Lower/N1. Continue to follow N1. Take the exit toward R104/Seantrabh/Santry. Turn right onto R132 over the flyover bridge towards Beaumont.
There is free parking outside the clinic
By Bus: The 16 and 16c leave from O Connell Street and stop outside the clinic.
The 33, 41, 41b and 41c all leave from Abbey Street and stop approximately 300m from the clinic on the Swords Road.
Appointments are available by pre- booking only.
Out of normal hours and saturday appointments may be available on request.
Karen McCann graduated from Dublin City University in 2010 with her BSc. in Athletic Therapy & Training. From 2010 she worked in ABAT Sports Injury Clinic.She set up her own practice KM Injury Clinic in June 2013. Karen has continued her studies by completing diplomas in Dry Needling, KinesioTtaping, Baby Massage and Pilates among other courses.
Karen specializes in injuries to muscle, bone, ligament, tendon and nerve which may have been caused by every day wear and tear, work, car accidents or sports.
Karen has worked with a variety of sports including gymnastics, dance, Gaelic football, hurling, soccer, athletics, golf, american football, wrestling, swimming, diving and cycling.
In 2012, Karen took on the job of Athletic therapist for newly promoted League of Ireland team, Shelbourne Football Club. As well as working closely with the senior team, she also looked after their youth team players from under 13s up to under 19s.
In 2010, Karen traveled to Switzerland to work with the Irish Deaf Futsal team at the European Championships.
For the past three years, Karen has been working with Gymnastics Ireland, providing their gymnasts with sport specific treatment and also giving first aid at National and Internaltional competitions. She has worked closely with many Dublin based gymnastics clubs in providing injury diagnosis, prevention and rehabilitation for their gymnasts.
Streets Ahead Dance school has become one of Irelands most successful dance schools, having had crews appearing in competitions such as Britains Got Talent & Got to Dance as well as representing Ireland at World Championships for numerous years. Karen has worked with a vast amount of their dancers for the past few years.
For the last 2 years, Karen has been working with Raheny GAA Junior team and Ballyboughal GAA Senior team. This involves covering games, on the spot first aid, as well as treatment of injuries for all the players.
Karen worked in the United States with a number of teams in West Mifflin High School, Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh. .
Karen holds the following qualifications:
(ATT) BSc Athletic Therapy and Training (DCU)
(ARTC) Athletic Rehabilitation Therapist Certified(www.arti.info)
(KTP) Kinesio Taping Practitioner (Kinesio Taping Association)
(EFR & CFR) Emergency First Responder & Emergency Cardiac Responder
(Approved by Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council)
(Dip Sports Therapy) Diploma in Sports Therapy (Crumlin College)
Diploma in Advanced Dry Needling
Diploma in Baby Massage
Pilates Instructor- Qualified with Pilates Teacher Training Ireland