Shirley FoleyChartered Physiotherapist North West Physiotherapy Sports & Exercise Medicine Clinic
North West Physiotherapy Sports & Exercise Medicine Clinic is a dynamic clinic
providing excellence in care of clients in the North West since 1988.
Our clients vary from children to the elderly, from sedentary to elite athletes.
Clients can self refer but are also referred by doctors and colleagues. We offer
prompt appointments to assist a quick recovery. Appointments are usually available within 24 hours and we welcome any queries clients may have before making an appointment.
A Chartered Physiotherapist is always available to return calls / give advice on the same day.
Clients will be treated privately by an experienced Chartered Physiotherapist. We aim to Assess, Diagnose, Treat and Rehabilitate our clients to normal function and prevent recurrence of problems.
All our physiotherapists attended university to degree level in physiotherapy and have post-grad education in manipulative therapy, manual therapy, treatment and management of sports injuries and exercise medicine. Our physiotherapists constantly update their skills through continuing education courses in order to provide the best possible treatments for our clients.
Shirley Foley MISCP Dip TCD MCSP MSOM. H.Dip Musculo-Skeletal Medicine
Shirley established the practice in Sligo in 1988 on her return from Dublin having worked in hospitals & private practice for 5 years. Mary Mulvany joined the practice in 1995. The practice moved location in 1996 to Upper Pearse Road, Sligo.
Shirley graduated from T.C.D. in 1979 and is a member of the Irish Society of Orthopaedic Medicine since 1996 and undertook the H.Dip Musculo-Skeletal
Medicine in 2004.
Shirley has over 30 years experience and worked for Athletics Ireland for 20 years 1985 – 2005 with whom she attended 2 Olympic Games, Barcelona and Atlanta. Sligo G.A.A. for 10 years 1990 – 2000 and worked as team physiotherapist to Sligo Rovers ’90 – ’94. Shirley works as physiotherapist at many charity events most recently ‘ The 32 Marathon. Shirley also has many sporting interests – athletics, rowing, gaelic, rugby., scuba-diving & sailing and was awarded a Trinity Pink for rowing and has won National Championships in rowing and fin swimming.
Keen to continue professional development Shirley continues to attend national and international courses to keep up to date with current research and developments.
Shirley specializes in the treatment of musculo-skeletal problems – back and neck problems, sports injuries, biomechanical assessment and supply of bespoke orthotics. She has a special interest in prevention and rehabilitation of injuries,
bone health, osteoporosis, osteopenia and prevention of falls in the elderly.