MEET ANTHONY PIERCE
Anthony spent many years working in the UK in assessment and rehabilitation of specialist musculoskeletal acute and persistent conditions including post-operative ligament reconstructions and spinal injuries. He also worked alongside orthopaedic consultants in the initial development of a post-operative shoulder class.
Recently, Anthony left his post as Team Lead Physiotherapist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London to return home to Dublin. In this post, Anthony project managed a Local Guideline for hip tendinopathy and was on the National Institute of Health Research expert review panel hip tendinopathies.
Anthony gained excellent experience working in Imperial, a major London trauma centre, treating the lower quadrant particularly the Foot and Ankle. Whilst leading the team in the Imperial College Healthcare Trust Anthony treated some of the UK’s leading long-distance runners and triathletes.
In the private sector, Anthony has worked for several physiotherapy practices including Spire Hospital where he liaised closely with orthopaedic and pain consultants.
Within the sports setting, Anthony held a role with Ipswich Town Football Club, provided academy pitch side treatment for professional rugby clubs Harlequins and Saracens and is currently a physiotherapist with the Carlow Senior GAA football team.
Anthony brings a wealth of specialist Physiotherapy expertise and experience to Platinum Physiotherapy and is passionate about employing manual physiotherapy intervention and evidence based physiotherapeutic techniques.
His knowledge and expertise in lower limb pathologies is second to none and his experience working with some of the world’s leading practitioners for foot and ankle injuries allows him to maximise recovery times with innovative assessment and rehabilitation techniques.
Outside of work, Anthony has just completed his MSc in Advanced Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy at University of Hertfordshire. In addition, Anthony enjoys endurance sports and is focusing his training on an upcoming triathlon having completed two marathons in 2017.