Rose Mernagh – Physiotherapist
Rose Mernagh graduated from University College Dublin with a first class honours BSc. in Physiotherapy in 2020. She is a highly educated physiotherapist who loves working with people on a holistic, caring level. Her previous experience includes helping patients to overcome disorders, challenges, and injuries and achieve their physical health goals.
Roses undergraduate course exposed her to a wide variety of different musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. During her most recent clinical placement, she treated numerous high level athletes with musculoskeletal injuries at UCD Sport. Through education and exercise prescription she helped athletes return to their pre- injury level.
Rose has also worked as a First Aid Provider for the UCD J2 Rugby team, Commercials Senior Hurling team & Naas Camogie teams. This has allowed her to gain a vast experience and knowledge of treating players first hand in a fast paced sporting environment.
In 2019, Rose volunteered as a physiotherapist in an orphanage in the south of India. She treated an extremely complex and varied caseload of children in a resource limited environment.
Roses main areas of interest include sports injuries, musculoskeletal injuries and injury prevention. She ensures to always apply the most recent research into her practice along with keeping her continual professional development up to date.
Rose is a keen sports woman. She is currently playing Gaelic football with Eadestown Senior Ladies team. She has represented Kildare from an underage level and was part of the All Ireland Winning Intermediate Ladies team in 2016. She was also the Vice Captain for the Kildare Ladies U21 Football team in 2017.