Ben Doyle

Ben Doyle

Specialist Chartered Physiotherapist
Clinical Lead, PlatinumPhysio

Physiotherapist at PlatinumPhysio

Our Clinical Lead is Ben Doyle BSc, MSc, MISCP, MCSP & MHPC.

Ben is a Specialist Neuromusculoskeletal Chartered Physiotherapist and registered member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP), the United Kingdom Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) and the Health Professional Council (HPC).

Ben Doyle Platinum PhysioHe graduated with a BSc Honours in Sport Science and Rehabilitation in 2007 before completing a Masters in Physiotherapy in 2010. Ben gained a wealth of experience whilst working as a junior and senior MSK physiotherapist within a dynamic and pioneering team which included specialist physiotherapists and leading British Orthopaedic Consultants.

Committed to his professional development, Ben commenced postgraduate Masters modules in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy at the University of Hertfordshire. Having completed the Upper and Lower quadrant modules, amongst others, he gained Specialist Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapist accreditation.

Ben continued to work as a Specialist Physiotherapist within the NHS and was involved in the implementation of Paediatric, Hand and Shoulder clinics alongside highly regarded Orthopaedic Consultants.

Ben Doyle PhysiotherapistHe returned home to Ireland in 2014 to take up the position of Clinical Lead of a private practice/medical clinic in South Dublin. Recently Ben has taken up the role of external examiner on the Sports Rehabilitation Program at the Institute of Technology Carlow where he can combine his love for education and teaching.

Ben is a specialist in all areas of musculo-skeletal dysfunction and injury, however, his passion lies in sports physiotherapy and rehabilitation. He is currently head Physiotherapist for the Carlow Senior Gaelic football team and his home hurling club, James Stephens in Kilkenny.

He has previously worked with high profile athletes such as Mo Farah (Olympic Gold medallist), Ipswich Town Football Academy and with numerous Senior Intercounty GAA players. Ben’s wealth of experience and expertise ensures that each patient will receive the highest level of treatment and rehabilitation.

To achieve the best results, he often employs specialist techniques such as traditional Chinese acupuncture, electro acupuncture, dry needling and spinal manipulation.

His physiotherapy principles are simple- he believes physiotherapy is a manual profession which should involve hands-on therapy and a holistic assessment to prevent future injury reoccurrence.

His physiotherapy ideology is “prevention is better than cure”.

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How to Prevent a relapse in lower back pain whilst on holidays

By Ben Doyle | Jul 25, 2017

Ben has devised a handy exercise program for those of you heading away – all you need is a yoga mat (towel!) and the stopwatch on your phone. Available to download here.

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Pilates through the eyes of a Specialist Physiotherapist – part 2

By Ben Doyle | Jul 10, 2017

4 weeks into my Pilates intervention and truthfully I haven’t had an episode of low back pain since my second class.

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Pilates through the eyes of a Specialist Physiotherapist – part 1

By Ben Doyle | Jul 7, 2017

More time spent behind a desk has consequences for us all – in part one of this Post series Ben looks at his own situation and how he is working to reduce his own lower back pain.

The science behind stretching – part 2

By Ben Doyle | Jun 30, 2017

In part two of this blog piece, our Physiotherapist Ben looks at stretching and whether its an effective way to reduce tightness.

The science behind stretching – part one

By Ben Doyle | Jun 28, 2017

Tightness is a warning for us to get moving before a movement dysfunction occurs.

Early Physio intervention is the key for Optimal Recovery following injury

By Ben Doyle | Jun 15, 2017

In his latest blog piece, Ben looks at how early intervention can get you back exercising quicker.

Is massage a necessity or a luxury?

By Ben Doyle | Jun 12, 2017

Massage offers a range of benefits including injury prevention and reduced muscle soreness & joint stiffness

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Mini Marathon Recovery: Is Foam Rolling a fad or a necessity?

By Ben Doyle | Jun 5, 2017

Ben Doyle, Chartered Physiotherapist at Platinum Physio, explains the use and benefits of the Foam Roller.

Are employers doing enough to combat lower back pain?

By Ben Doyle | Jun 1, 2017

Lower back pain accounts for a staggering number of sick days taken by employees each year – our motto here is “Prevention is more important than cure”.

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Why prehab is so important for events like the mini-marathon

By Ben Doyle | May 31, 2017

Preparation equals Prehab, the injury free solution to completing events such as the women’s mini Marathon.